Tag Archives: Pollution


Types of Pollution and Their Impact on the Planet

The presence of harmful materials on our planet is known as pollution. These harmful materials called pollutants can be natural, such as volcanic ash, or man-made, such as garbage, industrial runoff and vehicular emissions. Pollution causes adverse changes in the natural environment through chemical substances


Toxic Flame Retardants Found in Killer Whale Fat

Recently researchers have discovered toxic flame retardants in killer whale fat during autopsies. Killer whales have been found to contain flame retardant chemicals in their fat that can be passed on with birth. The retardants, known as brominated flame retardants (RFBs) have been found to