Dear EarthTalk: What kind of environmental toll is Russia’s war on Ukraine taking?
Dear EarthTalk: Is encouraging dairy farmers and cattle ranchers to capture methane gas from their livestock’s manure good or bad for the planet?
Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that PPE waste is a growing environmental burden these days. Is anyone working on ways to solve this problem?
You could call it the greenest computer on the planet.
Dear EarthTalk: What exactly is gravity energy storage and why are some environmentalists so bullish on it?
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Mexican authorities say the problem of foul-smelling seaweed-like algae on the country’s Caribbean coast beaches is “alarming.” The arrival of heaps of brown sargassum on the coast’s normally pristine white beaches comes just as tourism is recovering to pre-pandemic levels, though job recovery in the country’s top tourist destination has been slower. With more algae spotted floating out at sea, experts fear that 2022 could be as bad or worse than the catastrophic year of 2018, the biggest sargassum wave to date. Navy Secretary José Ojeda said Friday “We can say the current situation is alarming."
Dear EarthTalk: Do you have any ideas on how to talk to kids about climate change?
Dear EarthTalk: How are the world’s coral reefs doing these days? I haven’t heard much about them lately despite all the recent talk about cli…
A doggy play date in a North Carolina pond turned tragic after pups Abby, Izzy and Harpo died from blue-green algae poisoning.
It's used by NATO, the U.S. military and the Red Cross, according to Filtersfast.com. It's the free-standing, hand-operated and high-capacity Katadyn 8016389 Expedition KFT Water Filter System — and it's a beaut from the Swiss company at $1,499.95.
Harmful algae blooms have become a top water polluter, fueled by fertilizers washing into lakes, streams and oceans. Here's a look at the algae menace and what's being done: