pollution

 
Glass straws and fresh produce help zap plastic waste
Glass straws and fresh produce help zap plastic waste
Although some major retailers and fast-food outlets have announced that they will be reducing their plastic footprint over the next few years, at...
Berlin wants answers from Daimler over 'pollution cheating'
Berlin wants answers from Daimler over 'pollution cheating'
The German government on Monday gave Mercedes manufacturer Daimler two weeks to come up with a full explanation after authorities said some of its...
Why coral reefs are important and why they are dying
Why coral reefs are important and why they are dying
More than 11 billion pieces of plastic larger than five centimetres wide are littering coral reefs across the Asia-Pacific region, according to a...
Hospitals fill up in New Delhi as 'killer' smog continues
Hospitals fill up in New Delhi as 'killer' smog continues
Prashant Saxena, head of pulmonology and critical care at Delhi's posh Max hospital in south Delhi's Saket, is a busy man.
What's PM 2.5 and why is the New Delhi smog so bad?
What's PM 2.5 and why is the New Delhi smog so bad?
Enveloped by a thick, choking shroud of toxic smog, New Delhi has declared a public health emergency.
Schools shut as toxic smog hits Delhi
Schools shut as toxic smog hits Delhi
Delhi authorities shut all schools in the Indian capital on Wednesday as pollution hit nearly 30 times the World Health Organisation's safe level,...
Cyprus struggles to manage waste as tourist numbers soar
Cyprus struggles to manage waste as tourist numbers soar
Tourists on a crowded, sun-drenched beach in the Cypriot resort of Ayia Napa tossed drinks cans into recycling bins as a record-breaking holiday...
A river of shit, chemicals, metals flows through our land
A river of shit, chemicals, metals flows through our land
The Olifants River is one of Southern Africa’s most important catchments. Its waters irrigate farming in western Mpumalanga and power Eskom’s...
Gupta mine tests farmers’ resilience
Gupta mine tests farmers’ resilience
"We are told that we should live next to mines and be good neighbours. But they don’t return the favour.”
State to foot environmental bill for abandoned mines
State to foot environmental bill for abandoned mines
Six thousand of the more than 7 500 mines in South Africa are abandoned and the government must spend R30-billion to fix the environmental...
Climate’s villain makes you dof
Climate’s villain makes you dof
Failing to concentrate at work? Turning to your cellphone to add up a simple sum? Unable to think beyond the next cup of stimulant-laden coffee? If...
EIA: Marine waste has killed more than a million animals
EIA: Marine waste has killed more than a million animals
An investigation by the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency has linked marine waste to the deaths of a...

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