Home > Lifestyle > EnviroHealth > Hazards and disasters Hazards and disasters All sections in Environmental Health » 21st Century Life » FAQs » Animals » Climate and pollution » Hazards and disasters » EnviroHealth News » Green Tips Additives in Roundup weedkiller may be genotoxic Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup pesticide, may not cause cancer on its own, but once it's mixed with other constituents it could be genotoxic. Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Blood Lions: Bred for the Bullet movie trailer The amazing mountains on Pluto Paraffin lamps high carbon emission The small kerosene lamps that light millions of homes in developing countries have a dark side: black carbon – fine particles of soot released into the atmosphere. FAQ: Leaky toilets waste water A leaking toilet can waste up to 100 000 litres of water a year. Use this trick to find out if yours has a leak. Ozone thinning changed ocean circulation According to a Johns Hopkins earth scientist, the hole in the Antarctic ozone layerhas caused changes in the way that waters in those southern oceans mix Can a weed save our world? As the human population increases, so too do the demands and stresses on agriculture. Energy harvesting from water vapour MIT engineers have created a new polymer film that can generate electricity by drawing on a ubiquitous source: water vapour. Plastics harming humans and enviro Plastics have transformed modern society, providing attractive benefits but also befouling waterways and aquifers, depleting petroleum supplies and disrupting human health. Evolution driven by environment A series of rapid environmental changes in East Africa roughly 2 million years ago may be responsible for driving human evolution, says researchers. Nature fighting greenhouse gas Nature has a larger army than previously thought combating nitrous oxide - according to a study by Frank Loeffler. Warmer soils release more CO2 Warmer temperatures due to climate change could cause soils to release additional carbon into the atmosphere, thereby enhancing climate change. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors How will we feed 9 billion people? Try the Meat Free Movember Challenge Fit starts now with MRP Sport Get Race Ready with REHIDRAT® Live healthier Toilet matters » 45 toilets in the world Poop in weird places Toilet paper debate The funniest bathroom signs ever These signs have taken toilet humour to the next level. Too Tired? » 20 signs of burnout Staying active reduces stress 10 ways to have a healthier work day Why you're exhausted Lost your mojo? Here are 5 surprising energy drainers, plus the easy fixes that will help put the pep back in your step!