Tag «Pollution»

The New Way Microplastics Are Devastating Marine Life

Did you know that the soap you use to wash your face may actually alter the density of krill poop? It’s actually a big deal. Hi guys, Lissette here for Dnews. You may already be familiar with how plastic in the ocean is killing wildlife, but it’s more than just plastic soda rings strangling seabirds …

What Is Ocean Acidification? | A Cartoon Crash Course

Invisible force invades world, slowly dissolving residents! Sounds like science fiction. Actually, it’s science nonfiction – otherwise known as reality – and it’s happening in our oceans right now. “It” is ocean acidification. “Huh?” The oceans absorbs about a third of the carbon dioxide that spews forth from our cars, power plants, factories and airplanes. …

Swimming in Toxic Water

Swimming in Toxic Water

(ominous music) (waves rush) (ominous music) (metal rattles) – Every waterway in the United States is supposed to be safe enough to swim in every single day; but, of course, they’re not. (dramatic music) I am getting into these contaminated waterways. Someone’s gotta risk something. If people see that image, they start to ask themselves, …