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WHO calls for more research into microplastics and a crackdown on plastic pollution

The World Health Organization (WHO) today calls for a further assessment of...    Read more  

Power lines: Fatal for migratory birds

Autumn migration has begun ++ Overhead powerlines cause the death of millions of...    Read more  

Greenpeace analysis ranks global SO2 air pollution hotspots

Power plants and industries burning coal and oil are responsible for two-thirds...    Read more  

Africa’s tropical land emitted more CO2 than the US in 2016, satellite data shows

Africa’s tropical land released close to 6bn tonnes of CO2 in 2016,...    Read more  

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