Heat-damaged plastic pipes can continue to leach chemicals into water over time.
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A new study shows how toxic chemicals like benzene are leaching into water systems after nearby fires. The pipes don't have to burn – they just have to heat up.
The chemicals in nail products put nail salon workers at risk for cancer and other illnesses.
The technician who gave you that shiny manicure may be inhaling dangerous levels of toxic chemicals on the job.
A recent study estimates that high temperatures and drought will lead to drastic losses for all major food crops, including maize and wheat.
The microbes living in the soils around plant roots can help plants deal with a variety of stresses.
Good for you, bad for the air?
New research is spotlighting personal care products, such as shampoos and skin lotions, as a significant source of chemicals that contribute to urban air pollution.
Plants located in your home or office are beneficial to your health in more ways than you might think.
It may come as a surprise but air pollution levels indoors are almost always higher than outside, even in busy city centres. Even more surprising is that indoor plants have the ability to mitigate high…