Chernobyl Wildlife Returns

Approximately 30 years after a horrific disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant that released huge amounts of radiation and became one of the world’s most terrible nuclear catastrophes, the long-abandoned location has some new dwellers: New research finds that a lot of native wildlife species are once again discovering sanctuary in the human-free Chernobyl Exclusion Zone in …

Plastic Pollution: Threat For Animals

Even though plastic pollution has not been studied a lot, it is known to be a health hazard for marine ecosystems around the globe. Jacob González Solís points out that “this is the first evaluation of plastic ingestion in Mediterranean seabirds. The Mediterranean Sea has been identified as an exceptionally sensitive ecosystem because its shores …