New Episode from Naturally Florida: PodBLAST – The Impact of Fireworks

In this episode we explore the impacts of fireworks to air quality, water quality, wildlife and more! Although fireworks are a staple for celebrations around the world, the explosives almost always contain pollutants like heavy metals, perchlorates, and aerosols, which harm air and water quality. The noise and flashes can startle many organisms, sometimes leading to nesting birds scattering, leaving their young vulnerable to predators. The good news is, there are many alternatives to traditional fireworks shows— making the switch would help protect Florida wildlife and ecosystems. 

New Episode from Naturally Florida

Naturally Florida (a podcast about Florida’s natural areas and the wild things that live here) recently released a new episode about the environmental impacts of fireworks!

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Posted: September 20, 2023

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Air Quality, Fireworks, Naturally Florida Podcast, Shannon Carnevale, Water Quality, Wildlife

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