A recent report shows that impacts from the disastrous 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill are "far from over" and that dolphins are especially suffering. More than 900 bottlenose dolphins have been found dead or stranded in the oil spill area since April 2010.
"A lot of things we like to eat have calcium carbonate shells very sensitive to acidification," -R Feely, a senior scientist with NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Lab. [ a small drop in pHcause shells to dissolve. larvae/juveniles are more sensitive"]
There are no existing "harmless" technologies for obtaining gas from coal seams at 2500 meters depth. Each of the present technologies impacts badly the soils, the plants, the animals and the humans in a huge perimeter
A new study provided more ammunition for what public health experts and environmental activists have been saying since fracking became widespread in the last half decade: chemicals used in the natural gas drilling process can be hazardous to health.