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January 18, 2020: The Swiss is about to meet Steve Johnson but he was not fielding too many questions about his chances of winning the Australian OpenWhen Roger Federer eventually abdicates as the king of tennis, a career in diplomacy beckons. On the eve of the Australian Open, the six-times former champion again tip-toed around toug...
January 16, 2020: It’s not just a modern problem. Airborne toxins are so pernicious that they may have shaped human evolution.
January 15, 2020: Aclima is working with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to develop a hyperlocal pollution map of San Francisco to help enforce and adjust regulations.
January 14, 2020: You don’t typically quit while you are ahead in an Australian Open qualifying match. But Dalila Jakupović had to, and here’s why.
January 13, 2020: British Heart Foundation predicts current total of 11,000 particulate-related deaths per year will continue to riseMore than 160,000 people could die over the next decade from strokes and heart attacks caused by air pollution, a charity has warned. That is the equivalent of more than 40 heart and circulatory disease...
January 11, 2020: Germany's nuclear phase out contributed to an additional 1,100 deaths a year, mostly from increased use of coal power to offset foregone power output, a new paper finds. But there is little appetite to rethink the phase out.
January 10, 2020: Kamilo Beach, located on Hawaii’s Big Island, has been called one of the most plastic-polluted spots on EarthAn array of plastic crunched underfoot as Mattie Mae Larson walked down Kamilo Beach. Toothbrushes, a plastic broom, a leaking bottle, the back of a TV.Larson used to come to this remote stretch of Hawaiian...
January 10, 2020: Smoke from Australia's bushfires has blanketed its major cities over the past month, turned the sky over New Zealand bright orange and left sooty deposits on its glaciers and drifted across the Pacific to South America.
January 7, 2020: Scientists have engineered poplar trees to not harm air quality, according to a new study.
January 6, 2020: The E.P.A. opened an effort to cut  pollution from trucks, an anomaly for an administration known for regulatory rollbacks but a move that would also pre-empt state rules.
January 6, 2020: Environmental advocates in smog-choked Lahore say the Pakistani government has long downplayed the problem of air pollution. That might be changing.
January 5, 2020: Trees for Cities, which focuses on deprived areas, is one of four charities chosen for this year’s climate emergency appeal• Please donate to our appeal hereIt’s a cold Saturday morning in November, yet hundreds of people have descended on Beckton District Park in east London for a day of tree planting. Dozens...
January 3, 2020: A new study has found that pollution in the air may impact bone density and strength, linking exposure to ambient air pollution with lower bone mass.
January 3, 2020: The research involved 3,717 people from 28 villages near the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.
January 2, 2020: Smoke from Australia's fires has recently been blown 1,200 miles southeast across the Tasman Sea, smothering New Zealand's South Island and turning the sun an ominous red. Read more...More about Australia, Science, Mashable Video, Air Pollution, and Wildfire
December 31, 2019: Fireworks create highly toxic gases and pollutants that poison the air, the water and the soil, making them toxic to birds, wildlife, pets, livestock — and people — but there are environmentally-friendly alternatives available
December 30, 2019: Research based on ultrasound scans suggests that pregnant women who were exposed to higher levels of persistent organic pollutants, or POPs, had slightly smaller fetuses than women not exposed to the chemicals.
December 27, 2019: Exclusive: London has highest level yet recorded but health impacts of breathing particles are unknownMicroplastic pollution is raining down on city dwellers, with research revealing that London has the highest levels yet recorded.The health impacts of breathing or consuming the tiny plastic particles are unknown, a...
December 26, 2019: Air quality may remain compromised through Friday.
December 25, 2019: TOXMAP, an interactive map that allowed users to find polluted areas such as factories and toxic waste cleanups, has been shut down by the Trump administration in a move some observers connect to the White House's rollbacks of environmental policies.
December 24, 2019: A federal database tracking pollution in the United States that was accessible to the public was retired earlier this month, drawing criticism from environmental advocates.TOXMAP, an interactive map hosted by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (...
December 23, 2019: Yael Aflalo on the trip to China that sparked the growth of her California-based Reformation chain.
December 23, 2019: Mayor Sadiq Khan calls for government action to protect the capital’s waterwaysThe mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has called on the government to provide more funding to clean up the pollution blighting London’s rivers, after a study highlighted the toxic effects on water from driving in the capital’s most conge...
December 20, 2019: The United States is among the ten countries reporting the highest death toll from pollution according to a new analysis.
December 19, 2019: Pollution causes more than 2 million deaths a year in India, while Chad, Central African Republic and North Korea saw highest per capita ratesIndia leads the world in pollution-linked deaths– followed by China and Nigeria – according to a report published on Wednesday that estimated the global impact of contamin...