#Pollution

  • Article: You’re Probably Breathing Polluted Air, Study Finds
    Environment

    You’re Probably Breathing Polluted Air, Study Finds

    By Chris Gelardi|April 17, 2018

    A new study found that more than 95% of the world’s population breathes dangerous air. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Accidentally Created a Plastic Bottle-Eating Mutant Enzyme
    Environment

    Scientists Accidentally Created a Plastic Bottle-Eating Mutant Enzyme

    By Daniele Selby|April 17, 2018

    Plastic can take hundreds of years to break down — the mutant enzyme starts the process in days. Read more

  • Article: The British Government Just Pledged £61 Million to Fight Plastic in Our Oceans
    Environment

    The British Government Just Pledged £61 Million to Fight Plastic in Our Oceans

    By Chris Gelardi|April 16, 2018

    Prime Minister Theresa May is asking leaders from around the world to join her initiative. Read more

  • Article: This Brazilian City Is Solving Plastic Waste and Poverty at the Same Time
    Environment

    This Brazilian City Is Solving Plastic Waste and Poverty at the Same Time

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|April 13, 2018

    “For me it is empowering – it has given me work and given me a social life.” Read more

  • Article: The Average Person Eats 70,000 Microplastics Each Year
    Food & Hunger

    The Average Person Eats 70,000 Microplastics Each Year

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 9, 2018

    All of this consumed plastic could have negative health effects. Read more

  • Article: Baby Turtles Return in Mumbai After ‘Largest Beach Clean-Up' in History
    Environment

    Baby Turtles Return in Mumbai After ‘Largest Beach Clean-Up' in History

    By Joe McCarthy|April 3, 2018

    “I had tears in my eyes when I saw them walking towards the ocean.” Read more

  • Article: This Genius Man Is Using Plastic Bags to Pave Roads
    Finance & Innovation

    This Genius Man Is Using Plastic Bags to Pave Roads

    By Joe McCarthy|March 26, 2018

    It’s the latest invention tackling a global problem. Read more

  • Article: Over Half the World Could Face Water Shortages by 2050
    Water & Sanitation

    Over Half the World Could Face Water Shortages by 2050

    By Joe McCarthy|March 19, 2018

    The world is at a turning point. Read more