#Pollution

  • Article: The World Doesn't Know How It Will Deal With 111 Million Tons of Plastic Waste by 2030
    Environment

    The World Doesn't Know How It Will Deal With 111 Million Tons of Plastic Waste by 2030

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Jasper Lo|June 21, 2018

    China is no longer importing the rest of the world's recycled materials and countries must adapt. Read more

  • Article: All Seattle Restaurants Will Ditch Plastic Straws Starting in July
    Environment

    All Seattle Restaurants Will Ditch Plastic Straws Starting in July

    June 20, 2018

    Call it the summer of love — for the environment. Read more

  • Article: Thailand Shuts Down 'Leonardo DiCaprio' Beach After It Gets Trashed by Tourists
    Environment

    Thailand Shuts Down 'Leonardo DiCaprio' Beach After It Gets Trashed by Tourists

    By Joe McCarthy|June 4, 2018

    Mass tourism has nearly destroyed the bay's coral reefs. Read more

  • Article: The UK May Have to Pay a Multimillion-Euro Fine for Air Pollution
    Environment

    The UK May Have to Pay a Multimillion-Euro Fine for Air Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|May 17, 2018

    “We have waited a long time and we cannot possibly wait any longer.” Read more

  • Article: Scientists Found a Plastic Grocery Bag in the Ocean's Deepest Trench
    Environment

    Scientists Found a Plastic Grocery Bag in the Ocean's Deepest Trench

    By Chris Gelardi|May 15, 2018

    The bag was spotted in the Mariana Trench at a depth of 36,000 feet. Read more

  • Article: The US Is Rapidly Running Out of Landfill Space
    Environment

    The US Is Rapidly Running Out of Landfill Space

    By Joe McCarthy|May 14, 2018

    There are a few ways to avoid a catastrophe. Read more

  • Article: This ‘Pollution-Free’ City in the Philippines Is the Future We Need
    Environment

    This ‘Pollution-Free’ City in the Philippines Is the Future We Need

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 10, 2018

    The future is here, and it’s just outside Manila. Read more

  • Article: Soil Pollution Is the Next Major Hurdle in Combating Climate Change, Expert Says
    Environment

    Soil Pollution Is the Next Major Hurdle in Combating Climate Change, Expert Says

    May 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Only 10% of the world's contaminated sites have been cleaned up. Read more