Environment

Toxins to take your breath away
Toxins to take your breath away
The air you breathe is killing you. I know this because I am looking at data for air quality across the whole of South Africa. Things are much...
India rubbish mountain to rise higher than Taj Mahal
India rubbish mountain to rise higher than Taj Mahal
India's tallest rubbish mountain in New Delhi is on course to rise higher than the Taj Mahal in the next year, becoming a fetid symbol for what the...
​ArcelorMittal facing criminal charges for alleged breach of pollution licence
​ArcelorMittal facing criminal charges for alleged breach of pollution licence
In an announcement to shareholders, steel manufacturer ArcelorMittal said that it is facing criminal charges for “three alleged transgressions of...
Malaysia to ship back hundreds of tonnes of plastic waste
Malaysia to ship back hundreds of tonnes of plastic waste
Hundreds of tonnes of imported plastic waste will be shipped back to where it came from, Malaysia said Tuesday, insisting the country did not want...
World's rivers loaded with antibiotics waste: study
World's rivers loaded with antibiotics waste: study
Rivers worldwide are polluted with antibiotics that exceed environmental safety thresholds by up to 300 times, according to research unveiled at a...
Big increase in mine water pollution
Big increase in mine water pollution
New statistics released in Parliament show that 118 mines around South Africa are polluting rivers, inadequately testing for contamination or...
Elections ignored climate change
Elections ignored climate change
A million species are on the brink of extinction thanks to humans destroying large parts of the natural world, and climate breakdown is making...
Iceland turns carbon dioxide to rock for cleaner air
Iceland turns carbon dioxide to rock for cleaner air
In the heart of Iceland's volcano country, 21st-century alchemists are transforming carbon dioxide into rock for eternity, cleaning the air of...
Attacks on Brazil's ecological paradises threaten biodiversity
Attacks on Brazil's ecological paradises threaten biodiversity
Brazil is home to more than half of the world's plant and animal species, but its ecological paradises are facing growing threats from big business...
Sierra Leone tackles overfishing but gets small fry
Sierra Leone tackles overfishing but gets small fry
With a single deep-sea patrol boat, Sierra Leone was hard put to stop vessels looting its waters despite a month-long ban on industrial fishing....
Wake up, there is no Planet B
Wake up, there is no Planet B
The Green New Deal proposed by progressives in the United States cannot be achieved in isolation. To tackle climate change and inequality, all...
Climate costs South Africa 10% of its GDP
Climate costs South Africa 10% of its GDP
Floods. Droughts. Wildfires. Cyclones.
Illegal logging in Brazil turns Amazon into a powder keg
Illegal logging in Brazil turns Amazon into a powder keg
A rifle resting on his shoulder, Tatji Arara looks despondent as he steps over the trunks of huge trees felled by timber traffickers in the heart...

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