#Pollution

  • Article: 5 South African Women Who Are Using Plastic to Drive Change in Their Communities
    Environment

    5 South African Women Who Are Using Plastic to Drive Change in Their Communities

    By Mbali Kgame|Sept. 14, 2018

    Waste doesn’t have to be rubbish! It can change people’s lives. Read more

  • Article: Ban Ki-moon and Bill Gates Are Teaming Up to Fight Climate Change
    Environment

    Ban Ki-moon and Bill Gates Are Teaming Up to Fight Climate Change

    Sept. 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    High-powered commission aims to strengthen funding and practical solutions. Read more

  • Article: Air Pollution Is Destroying Your Intelligence, Study Finds
    Health

    Air Pollution Is Destroying Your Intelligence, Study Finds

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 28, 2018

    It could even lead to Alzheimer’s. Read more

  • Article: Over Half of British Drivers Want Diesel Cars Banned From Cities
    Environment

    Over Half of British Drivers Want Diesel Cars Banned From Cities

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 24, 2018

    And nearly 80% want them banned from areas around schools and hospitals. Read more

  • Article: Why You Probably Shouldn't Wash Your Contact Lenses Down the Sink
    Environment

    Why You Probably Shouldn't Wash Your Contact Lenses Down the Sink

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Aug. 22, 2018

    Between 6 and 10 metric tons of plastic contact lenses end up in US wastewater facilities each year. Read more

  • Article: Doctors and Environmentalists Set Up 'Sick Bays' Outside Volkswagen’s UK Headquarters
    Environment

    Doctors and Environmentalists Set Up 'Sick Bays' Outside Volkswagen’s UK Headquarters

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 20, 2018

    About 800 staff were blocked from the offices in Milton Keynes. Read more

  • Article: This French Theme Park Trained Crows to Help Clean Up Litter
    Environment

    This French Theme Park Trained Crows to Help Clean Up Litter

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 13, 2018

    You win again, France. You win again. Read more

  • Article: Device to Clean Up Great Pacific Garbage Patch Will Soon Be Deployed
    Environment

    Device to Clean Up Great Pacific Garbage Patch Will Soon Be Deployed

    By Dana Brandes-Simon|Aug. 8, 2018

    A huge contraption will be launched in September to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Read more