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16 August 2017Story

The tragedy of Minamata may be a thing of the past for many, but as the world unites to take action on mercury pollution the dangers remain all too real.

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29 August 2017Story

Smarter recycling is key to protecting both people and the environment from the harmful effects of electronic waste, which is piling up at a rate of 41 million tonnes each year.

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23 August 2017Story

Healthy ecosystems, rich biodiversity and appropriate legal frameworks are essential for helping us preserve precious freshwater in a sustainable way.

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31 July 2017Story

It’s summer in the northern hemisphere. A time for holidays, recreation and relaxation. A time perhaps to take a dip in a nearby lake, river or canal. But summer also sees many lakes and...

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26 July 2017Story

What is the first thing you think of when you hear the word pollution?

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26 July 2017Story

Chinese scientists have developed a more efficient way of creating gasoline from CO2 and hydrogen, reports Feng Hao

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2 August 2017Story

This week, endurance swimmer and UN Patron of the Oceans Lewis Pugh swam the longest kilometre of his life.

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2 August 2017Story

Mangroves support coastal communities around the world, but pollution is threatening these important ecosystems.

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1 August 2017Story

The world well remembers the innocent children killed in the tragedy of Thiaroye-sur-Mer in Senegal.

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27 July 2017Story

With one month to go before World Water Week in Stockholm we look at the growing threat to people’s health of eating vegetables irrigated with untreated wastewater.

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