#Pollution

  • 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 Erica SanchezJoe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 10, 2019

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

  • Article: 99.3% of Glastonbury's Tents Taken Home Again in Fight Against Plastic Pollution

    99.3% of Glastonbury's Tents Taken Home Again in Fight Against Plastic Pollution

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 3, 2019

    The average plastic tent is equivalent to about 8,750 straws. Read more

  • Article: Americans Produce 3 Times as Much Garbage as the Global Average

    Americans Produce 3 Times as Much Garbage as the Global Average

    By Joe McCarthy|July 3, 2019

    The world produces enough waste annually to fill 822,000 Olympic-sized pools. Read more