#Pollution

  • 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

    Sept. 17, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

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

  • Article: 23 Million Pounds of Plastic Removed From Beaches in Unprecedented Cleanup

    23 Million Pounds of Plastic Removed From Beaches in Unprecedented Cleanup

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 4, 2019

    “We are seeing this organic groundswell of global concern, awareness, and outrage.” Read more

  • Article: India Will Ban Plastic Bags, Cups, and Straws Around the Country, Officials Say

    India Will Ban Plastic Bags, Cups, and Straws Around the Country, Officials Say

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Sept. 3, 2019

    The ban will be implemented across the nation on Oct. 2. Read more

  • Article: UK Water Companies Vow to Plant 11 Million Trees to Go Carbon-Neutral

    UK Water Companies Vow to Plant 11 Million Trees to Go Carbon-Neutral

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 19, 2019

    They want to protect the country’s bodies of water. Read more

  • Article: Beatings, Imprisonment, Murder: The World’s Environmental Defenders Are Being Terrorized

    Beatings, Imprisonment, Murder: The World’s Environmental Defenders Are Being Terrorized

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|July 31, 2019

    “Killings only tell part of the story.” Read more

  • Article: Scientists Want to Make Harming the Environment a War Crime

    Scientists Want to Make Harming the Environment a War Crime

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 24, 2019

    "We call on governments to incorporate explicit safeguards for biodiversity." Read more

  • Article: A South African Store Has Introduced a ‘Nude Wall’. But It’s Not What You Think.

    A South African Store Has Introduced a ‘Nude Wall’. But It’s Not What You Think.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 16, 2019

    Pick n Pay is cracking down on plastic pollution with an ingenious solution. Read more

  • Article: An All-Female Crew Is Set to Sail Around the World to Fight Ocean Plastic

    An All-Female Crew Is Set to Sail Around the World to Fight Ocean Plastic

    July 10, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 300 women will join the 2-year voyage, launching from the UK in October. Read more