Tagged With Pollution

The 'dead zone' in the Gulf of Mexico may grow to the size of Massachusetts this summer. That could make seafood more expensive.


More plastic pollution is swirling in the deep ocean than in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. It’s even showing up in the intestines of sea creatures.


21 young people are suing the US government, claiming a constitutional right to a stable climate. Here's what happened in court.



Robert Downey Jr. has vowed to use robotics and AI to significantly clean up the Earth in the next decade


Scientists found 414 million pieces of trash on these tiny islands in the Indian Ocean β€” more proof that the plastic problem is out of control


Students in London developed a way to turn lobster shells into biodegradable packaging and it could help reduce plastic waste



Up to 1 million species are facing extinction, according to a new UN report. Without them, we could run out of food.


Up to 1 million animal species may be at risk of disappearing β€” yet another sign we're in the middle of a 6th mass extinction


Cocaine has been found in some European shrimp, and it's part of a disturbing trend of drug-filled shellfish


Architects designed a fin-shaped skyscraper made entirely of plastic. It's inspired by the Tower of Babel.


11 fascinating environmental protections and laws around the world


13 photos that show how humans have changed the world's forests



In some countries, people face jail time for using plastic bags. Here are all the places that have banned plastic bags and straws so far.


Air pollution kills more people each year than smoking β€” but it's not the only dangerous pollutant you encounter on a daily basis


12 of the most devastating man-made ocean disasters in history, from Exxon Valdez to Deepwater Horizon


Vintage photos show how much 10 famous beaches have changed



The dirty top 10: These are Australia's biggest polluters


A major chemical company is building roads made of recycled plastic. They have already stopped 220,000 pounds of waste from ending up in landfills.


Cooking a roast dinner can cause indoor pollution worse than India's capital city, according to new research


I visited what's possibly the world's most polluted city, and realised Americans have no idea how good they have it