The world’s most endangered seal can only be found in Lake Saimaa, Finland. It is currently under imminent threat of extinction with only 310 of them left. “Hair nickel, mercury, cadmium, lead and chromium concentrations were measured from still-born ringed… Read More ›
Pesticides in Water
Six years after the Yangtze river dolphin (Lipotes vexillifer), or baiji, was declared “functionally extinct” by scientists, another marine mammal appears on the edge of extinction in China’s hugely degraded Yangtze River. In less than two months, 32 Yangtze finless… Read More ›
Current Conditions updates on the toxicity of hissing lawns, deadly green algae on French beaches, plastic trash and medical wastes growing along shorelines.