Environment

climate change

The impacts of climate change on our society and economy

It is expected climate change will have strong social and economic influences in the future. But a recent review paper published in Science shows...
man-made debris

In the USA, 25% of fish sold at markets contain man-made debris, says study

Debris are pieces of rubbish or remains. They are generated during human activities in daily life. Debris can be a pollutant that seriously harms...
electronic waste

An effective way to recycle copper from complex electronic waste

Electronic waste, such as discarded mobile phones, computers, and tablets, contains a large number of precious metals including copper, zinc, gold, silver, etc. Electronic waste...
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Reducing porpoise, dolphin and whale bycatch in European waters

For decades, bycatch of porpoises, dolphins and whales (collectively known as cetaceans) has been a major conservation and welfare concern in Europe, with thousands...
Financial support to farmers from taxpayers and consumers associated with agricultural policies as a proportion of the total value of agricultural production

How to protect environment without sacrificing agriculture?

Food demand drives the most dominant land use on Earth. This causes a fundamental challenge to the natural environment. Lots of natural habitats have been...
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Flying kites can help farmers get clean energy

The global energy demand is increasing due to the expansion of world economics and population growth. Renewable energy, such as wind power and solar power,...
Remote sensing improves earthquake-response management for agricultural water

Remote sensing improves earthquake-response management for agricultural water

Earthquakes can damage the groundwater system, destruct agricultural activities, and threaten food security. To prevent this, we need effective responses and recovery strategies. This requires a...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

These two common foods linked to most heart disease, stroke, diabetes

It is known that a diet high in salt and processed meat can bring lots of harms to people’s health. In a recent study, researchers...