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Pollution facts and types of pollution
By Alina Bradford last updated
The different ways that the environment gets contaminated.
Even brief exposure to diesel fumes alters activity in key brain network, study finds
By Rebecca Sohn published
An experimental study suggests that diesel fumes might disrupt the brain's typical pattern of activity.
Monet and Turner's atmospheric landscapes actually depicted air pollution, new study finds
By Jennifer Nalewicki published
Impressionist painters like Monet depicted their smog-filled surroundings in their artworks.
How Much Trash Is on Mount Everest?
By Kimberly Hickok last updated
So much trash and nowhere for it to go leads to a mountain of trash.
Hole in the ozone layer has grown for a 3rd year in a row — but scientists aren’t concerned
By JoAnna Wendel published
The ozone hole is the largest it's been since 2015, but overall it's still decreasing.
No More Free-Pass for Carbon Pollution (Op-Ed)
By Laurie Johnson last updated
Is it time to limit carbon pollution?
Kids' Mental Health Risks Rise with Poor Air Quality
By Agata Blaszczak-Boxe last updated
Higher levels of air pollution may be linked with worse mental health in children, a new study suggests.
Light pollution: Environmental impact, health risks and facts
By Scott Dutfield published
Reference Discover the facts about light pollution and its impact on the environment and our health.
5 million shipwrecked Legos still washing up 25 years after falling overboard
By Mindy Weisberger published
A once-in-a-century wave that struck a cargo ship 25 years ago caused the worst toy-related environmental disaster of all time, known as the Great Lego Spill.
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