#Pollution

  • 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

  • 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 McCarthyErica Sanchez  and  Pia Gralki|July 24, 2019

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