Environment

Air pollution linked to autism: study

November 6, 2018 ecodaily 0

  The study of children in Shanghai, from birth to three years, found that exposure to fine particles (PM2.5) from vehicle exhausts, industrial emissions and other sources of outdoor pollution increased the risk of developing […]

Climate

Thirteen ocean solutions for climate change

October 5, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Over a dozen international researchers from the Ocean Solutions Initiative*–including scientists from the CNRS, IDDRI**, and Sorbonne University–have evaluated the potential of thirteen ocean-based measures to counter climate change. Their findings are published in […]

Agriculture

Experts deny rumors about GMO food

September 26, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Experts have refuted recent rumors circulating about genetically-modified food which have caused public concern. A gene that might be a long-term health hazard to humans has been found in the body of Chinese people […]

Environment

Silver nanoparticles harming marine life

September 20, 2018 ecodaily 0

  LONDON: Silver nanoparticles, increasingly used in personal care products and the pharmaceutical industry, is toxic for fishes and may be harming marine life, a study has found. Researchers from University of the Basque Country […]