ICS 5: Air Pollution

ICS 5: Air Pollution

Air Pollution. So… What is air pollution? Air pollution is a combination of gases and particles that are released into the air through pollutants. It is a prominent environmental issue that affects us from our day to day activities but is often overlooked because environmental issues can only be physically visible after the pollution accumulates …

Noise Pollution – A Student Made Documentary

Noise Pollution – A Student Made Documentary

Our world is a noisy one. Every day, we create a cacophony of sounds that blast into the terrain around us, from the bustle of cities, to the ping of ocean sonar. Our clattering way of life might seem normal to us, but it’s far from standard for the creatures of ecosystems near us. Noise …

Ocean Pollution Research Collaborative

Ocean Pollution Research Collaborative

– Everyone out there knows that plastic is in our everyday lives. We wear it, we package in it, we buy, we shop, we drive in it, you name it. Plastic is everywhere but when I look out at the ocean and I collect a liter of water and I find particles of plastic in …

Life at hydrothermal vents | Natural History Museum

Life at hydrothermal vents | Natural History Museum

I’m incredibly fortunate to go out on oceanographic voyages and see environments that nobody has ever seen before. One unique environment that we’re studying in the deep ocean now are these places called hydrothermal vents. So although they appear to be very toxic and very harsh environments, these are heated and chemically enriched hot springs …