General, Private Health practitioners decry effect of oil and gas pollution
General, Private Health practitioners decry the effect of oil and gas pollution.
Belarusians fight battery factory bankrolled by China
Activists in Brest are protesting a new lead-acid battery factory out of pollution and health fears. They've demanded answers from President Lukashenko, who's involved in other ways. Juri Rescheto reports from Belarus.
Iraq fish farmers hit by carp deaths, amid fears over pollution
Thousands of freshwater carp in fish farms in central Iraq have perished, putting pressure on agricultural workers already struggling because of a lack of water and pollution. The government has ruled out deliberate poisoning but the cause is still unknown.
China is winning its war on air pollution
China is seeing signs its winning its war against smog in the Beijing region. A new Greenpeace East Asia Report said pollution levels plunged 33% on year in the fourth quarter across Beijing and surrounding cities.
Chemicals in our everyday environment ‘are poisoning our brains’
Barbara Demeneix, a researcher on endocrine disruptors and author of “Toxic Cocktail – How Chemical Pollution is Poisoning Our Brains”, has found that chemicals in our foods, drinks, clothes and sprays are to blame for reduced IQ levels in children and higher rates of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Paris Pollution: 'Tomorrow we stop breathing'
What can France do to combat a crippling pollution problem? Traffic in Paris is restricted for a fourth day as the city and other parts of France are submerged in a cloud of smog.
Four cities pledge diesel ban to fight pollution
The mayors of Paris, Mexico City, Madrid and Athens have pledged to do their bit to try to clear the air in their respective cities.