‘Mass Plant Extinction’ Threatens Future of Humanity: Study

"Plant extinctions endanger other organisms, ecosystems and human well-being," warned the study.   Almost 600 species have become extinct in the past 250 years around the world, as presented in a groundbreaking and comprehensive global analysis published by the scientific journal Nature Ecology and Evolution Monday. "Plants underpin all life on Earth, they provide the oxygen we breathe and the food we eat, as... Continue Reading →

Radioactive Fukushima Particles Found In Alaska’s Bering Strait

Radioactive particles from Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have drifted as far north as a remote Alaskan island in the Bering Strait, according to scientists at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks. Seawater collected last year near St. Lawrence Island contained a slight elevation in levels of cesium-137, a man-made radioactive isotope formed during... Continue Reading →

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