From Prince Ea, activist and inspirational spoken word artist, this apology to future generations for the harm we have caused our planet has an incredibly profound and poignant message that we should all pay attention to.
Students will explore the impact climate change has on the Earth and develop ideas to resolve the global concern of water pollution.
As the lakes in her hometown of Bangalore, India fill with clouds of chemical foam that drift through the streets, student Sahithi Pingali creates a “citizen science” project that lets anyone measure and share water quality data, propelling her to the renowned ISEF science fair in Los Angeles.
Marine debris is often the result of poorly managed waste.
Most of the trash that pollutes our rivers, lakes, estuaries, and oceans comes from sources on land.
There is a growing concern about the hazards plastic pollution in the marine environment.
Trash, packaging, and waste improperly disposed on land is washing into rivers, streams, lakes and creeks, and from there to the ocean.
Trash can travel throughout the world’s rivers and oceans, accumulating on beaches and within gyres.
The Clean Water Act (CWA) provides regulatory tools for states and local governments to address aquatic trash.
When the water in our rivers, lakes, and oceans becomes polluted; it can endanger wildlife, make our drinking water unsafe, and threaten the waters where we swim and fish.
EPA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) agree that there is no known safe level of lead in a child’s blood. Lead is harmful to health, especially for children.
The United States enjoys one of the world’s most reliable and safest supplies of drinking water.