Maps of COVID-19 Affected Areas Show a Drastic Drop in Air Pollution

There might be something good coming out of this pandemic after all. Life Advancer has previously reported some of the environmental effects of the coronavirus lockdown, including amazingly clear waters in Venice canals. But the impact is much huger than that. Satellite images provided by the European Space Agency demonstrate a drastic drop in air pollution over Italy and China. Levels of nitrogen…

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5 Unexpected Ways Plastic Pollution in the Ocean Affects You

Plastic pollution in the ocean is, by far, one of the worst biohazards of the Millenium. It damages the ecosystem, causing marine life and birds to become extinct. We know that an ocean with plastic pollution floating in it can't have many positive effects. But how does it affect the environment, and by extension, our lives? We have some answers. How does plastic…

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Studies Show Mental & Physical Health Effects of Air Pollution

We've become quite aware of the environmental damage that comes from air pollution, but what impact is it having on your health? The concern over climate change issues and the environment need to be at the forefront of our discussions, but the health effects of air pollution impact us on a personal level. The damage being done by air pollution is having a…

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32 Small Ways to Protect the Environment & Make a Difference

Sometimes the sheer scale of tackling climate change can appear overwhelming. But there are small ways to protect the environment. As individuals, we can sometimes feel as if there is nothing we can do to make an impact. But certain individuals are already making a big impact on how we act regarding the environment. For example, take the ‘David Attenborough Effect’. This effect…

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What Can Be Recycled and What Can’t: How to Recycle Correctly

Reports show that more people are recycling, unfortunately, there is also an increase in rejected recycling. So what items and materials can be recycled? In the UK, a recent survey showed a remarkable 99% of British people are ‘actively recycling’. This is a huge number and shows that concern over climate change and plastic pollution is finally hitting home. But there are still…

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The Problem of Plastic in the Ocean and 6 Smart Innovations That Could Solve It

Plastic pollution is a problem that needs a definite, if not immediate solution. You have probably heard this rhetoric too often. How does carelessly disposed of plastic affect the environment and the ocean in particular? We answer these questions and introduce you to some mind-blowing innovations that could minimize, if not eliminate the problem. The Problem of Plastic in the Ocean and the…

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5 Smart Ways to Use Biodegradable Waste to Help the Environment

When something becomes superfluous to our needs we need to either dispose of it effectively or find a use for it. Biodegradable waste has become one of those things. There’s simply way too much of it. The problem is, when it ends up in landfills it leaches greenhouse gases. These cause global warming. There is also the financial cost of disposing of biodegradable waste.…

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8 Plastic Alternatives That Could Save the Planet from Plastic Pollution

We use plastic for nearly everything in our lives. In fact, plastic has become so ubiquitous that it is hard to find reasonable plastic alternatives. From shopping bags, toothbrushes, storing food, product containers, you name it, plastic is involved in it. The problem is that the majority of this plastic is single-use. Which means it can’t be recycled. Instead, it’s thrown away or…

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4 Biggest Environmental Issues Today & Practical Solutions

If you are reading this then it is likely you are concerned with environmental issues. It is easy to feel helpless when you read about polar ice caps melting, the sheer tons of plastic waste, or the loss of important species. As an individual, faced with these enormous challenges, what on earth can one person possibly do? The environmental issues concern all of…

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3 Reasons Why Reusable Water Bottles Help Save the Environment

Why are reusable water bottles better for the environment? There are lots of reasons why people drink bottled water, not least to stay hydrated, for convenience and for a supposedly purer taste. Unfortunately, this rise of drinking from disposable water bottles has led to an increase in plastic pollution around the world. This is why reusable water bottles are a much better alternative…

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