28 Apr '16, 8pm

INFOGRAPHIC: The toxic dangers of living near an airport

INFOGRAPHIC: The toxic dangers of living near an airport

The US aviation industry has grown to be the most robust in the world, shuttling millions of passengers from one point to another every year. According to the New Jersey Institute of Technology, more than 8.5 million flights departed from US airports in 2014 alone. In addition, the number of airports increased from 15,161 in 1980 to 19,453 in 2013. Along with this rapid expansion, and under the aviation industry’s veneer of transport efficiency, lies a deadly secret very few people are willing to discuss in air travel: deadly toxins emitted through the day-to-day operations of the industry. To learn more deadly airport toxins, checkout the infographic below created by the New Jersey Institute of Technology’s Masters in Civil Engineering Online

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/infographic-the-toxic-dangers-of-liv...

Tweets

INFOGRAPHIC: Why it's time to ditch paper

INFOGRAPHIC: Why it's time to ditch paper

inhabitat.com 29 Apr '16, 8pm

Every single day, we use over 65 billion sheets of paper – that’s enough paper to build 6 exact replicas of the Empire Sta...

The EPA's new "Safer Choice" label helps customers avoid toxic cleaners

The EPA's new "Safer Choice" label helps custom...

inhabitat.com 29 Apr '16, 3pm

With this new label, the EPA is trying to do for household safety what it’s already done for energy-efficiency with the En...

Which are the best colours for your home?

inhabitat.com 01 May '16, 8pm

As an interior designer, I believe the analysis of color to be somewhat arbitrary. Colors are affected by the amount of li...

Living Moss Clock brings alpine tundra greenery into the home

Living Moss Clock brings alpine tundra greenery...

inhabitat.com 28 Apr '16, 7pm

The reindeer moss that fills the center of the clock is actually not a true moss , but lichen . Primarily found in areas o...

Try out tiny house living in Oregon’s new micro-home resort in Mt. Hood https://t.co/eGSWZfGBWd

Try out tiny house living in Oregon’s new micro...

inhabitat.com 29 Apr '16, 1pm

living is right for you, why not test drive the experience with a few nights stay at a tiny house village? Beginning Memor...

INFOGRAPHIC: How short-term energy is killing o...

inhabitat.com 26 Apr '16, 7pm

Earth has an abundance of a different kind of energy, the natural kind – energy which won’t run out, pollute or destroy ha...

INFOGRAPHIC: How technology can help when disas...

inhabitat.com 25 Apr '16, 8pm

The devastating earthquake in Ecuador killed more more than 650 people and injured thousands. It is the worst disaster the...

What Uses The Most Energy In US Homes? (Infogra...

cleantechnica.com 30 Apr '16, 8am

Thank you James! And thank you Glenn for posting. Infographics are incredible tools to communicate. The top half is fantas...

INFOGRAPHIC: The benefits of sustainable engine...

inhabitat.com 21 Apr '16, 8pm

Climate change, pollution-related illnesses, and energy costs have prompted engineers and architects to develop green solu...

Homeselfe Infographic: What Uses The Most Energ...

greenbuildingelements.com 27 Apr '16, 5pm

Along with this Homeselfe infographic, the Alliance to Save Energy reports “doing more with less energy benefits you, your...

Which garden design fits you?

Which garden design fits you?

inhabitat.com 28 Apr '16, 9pm

With winter just a memory in the northern hemisphere, and spring in full swing, it’s time to think about your summer veget...

#Developers, keep these in mind during your nex...

gbdmagazine.com 27 Apr '16, 3pm

We can easily call this the green era of architecture, but for many, the descriptor owes itself more to a philosophy and l...

Biofluorescent sharks glow bright green in the depths of the sea

Biofluorescent sharks glow bright green in the ...

inhabitat.com 28 Apr '16, 2pm

Scientists recently discovered catsharks exhibiting an incredibly cool phenomenon deep in the ocean . We see the sharks as...

Tonnes of clams die in #Vietnam in same area wh...

straitstimes.com 28 Apr '16, 1pm

HANOI (AFP) - More than 100 tonnes of clams have perished in central Vietnam, state media reported on Thursday (April 28),...