This week in review: Antibiotics are swimming in our oceans & the concentration is getting higher and higher each year, dying bumblebees in Poland & dwindling biodiversity, the best climate friendly foods,
Science News: Pharmaceutical residues in fresh water pose a growing environmental risk. Radboud University Nijmegen . Antibiotics are increasing in concentration in our water supply & killing good bacteria.
The Guardian: We’ve had an apocalyptic warning: now will we care about biodiversity? Martha Gill The report finds that 20% of the Earth’s vegetated surface has become less productive, and what is growing on it is one notch away from being wiped out.
BBC News: Apples or raspberries? The best climate-friendly foods.
Food production is responsible for a quarter of all greenhouse gas emissions, contributing to global warming, according to a University of Oxford study.
CBC: Feds to conduct environmental assessment of Boat Harbour cleanup. Ottawa decides possible adverse environmental effects must be reviewed.