environmental toxins

 

Photo: Penguins in peril

The MS Olivia, a Malta-registered cargo ship carrying 66,000 tons of soya beans and 1,650 tons of crude oil, ran aground last week in a remote British South Atlantic archipelago and broke in two.

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New study links pesticides and attention deficit in kids

A new study finds that children exposed to a common group of pesticides are at greater risk for attention-deficit disorder.

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Babies are polluted at birth, new report says

There are more than 80,000 chemicals on the market today, but only about 200 of them have been tested for safety. That’s because the Environmental Protection Agency can only require safety testing after there is proof that a substance poses a health risk under the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 — the only major [...]

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