What Is Acid Rain?

Share List No, it’s not the unknown, never-released follow-up album to “Purple Rain” by the late, great Prince. For a while in the 1970s and 80s, one could say that it was the only precipitation that fell from the sky in the industrialized world – at least, that was much of the belief in some … [Read more…]

Ozone Layer Recovery

Share List It has been just over 30 years since scientists first noticed a hole in the ozone layer over the South Pole. The ozone layer is an atmosphere protective layer that prevents harmful rays from the sun entering into the Earth’s atmosphere. Scientists are now saying that they are witnessing the first signs of … [Read more…]

What Are Greenhouse Gases?

Share List If you spend any amount of time paying attention to the news, the world at large, or the environment in particular, then one term you are going to eventually hear is that of ‘greenhouse gasses.’ If you are not already familiar with the concept, then you are probably going to wonder just what … [Read more…]