#Pollution

  • Article: Wales Set to Ban Single-Use Plastics in 2021

    Wales Set to Ban Single-Use Plastics in 2021

    By Catherine Caruso|March 18, 2020

    The ban will target straws, cutlery, and food and drink containers. Read more

  • Article: Plastic Chemicals Can Build Up in Seabirds' Bodies, Study Finds

    Plastic Chemicals Can Build Up in Seabirds' Bodies, Study Finds

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|Jan. 31, 2020

    Plastic pollution poses a serious threat to the global seabird population. Read more

  • Article: The World Is Now Consuming More Than 100 Billion Tonnes of Materials Every Year

    The World Is Now Consuming More Than 100 Billion Tonnes of Materials Every Year

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 22, 2020

    "We risk global disaster." Read more

  • Article: Australia’s Bushfire Smoke Will Do a ‘Full Circuit’ Around the Earth, NASA Says

    Australia’s Bushfire Smoke Will Do a ‘Full Circuit’ Around the Earth, NASA Says

    By Madeleine Keck|Jan. 20, 2020

    Bushfires continue to rage across Australia’s east and south coasts. Read more

  • Article: Mexico City's Ban on Plastic Bags Officially Takes Effect

    Mexico City's Ban on Plastic Bags Officially Takes Effect

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 2, 2020

    Mexico City has joined a growing number of cities in banning single-use plastic bags. Read more

  • Article: Heroic Volunteers in Brazil Are Cleaning Up a Massive and Mysterious Oil Spill

    Heroic Volunteers in Brazil Are Cleaning Up a Massive and Mysterious Oil Spill

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 22, 2019

    “People in the north-east are cleaning the oil from the coast with their own hands.” Read more

  • Feature: These Activists Fight Industrial Pollution and Climate Change So We Can Have Clean Water

    These Activists Fight Industrial Pollution and Climate Change So We Can Have Clean Water

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 23, 2019

    They’re going up against powerfully entrenched interests — and winning. Read more

  • Article: Posh Pollution: London's Most Exclusive Neighbourhoods Are Being Warned About Toxic Air

    Posh Pollution: London's Most Exclusive Neighbourhoods Are Being Warned About Toxic Air

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 17, 2019

    "Are you paying through the nose to wreck your lungs." Read more