Science

Festive Fireworks Cause Harmful Pollution

Fireworks create highly toxic gases and pollutants that poison the air, the water and the soil, making them toxic to birds, wildlife, pets, livestock — and people — but there are environmentally-friendly alternatives available People around the globe have decided that...

We Are Not Doing Enough To Make Our Cities Healthier

International team of scientists urge action at all levels of society Last year, I interviewed Distinguished Professor Billie Giles-Corti, Director of the Healthy Liveable Cities Lab, for a piece on walkability. During our conversation, she mentioned a large, international study she...