Tagged With Pollution

McDonald's is scrapping plastic straws in one of its biggest markets -- and the US could be next


The best and worst countries in the world when it comes to air pollution and electricity use


A whale died after swallowing 80 plastic bags in Thailand



An artist created these terrifying travel posters of national parks in the US after they've been destroyed


This reusable straw collapses to fit on your keyring and 'will last a lifetime'


The 14 most polluted cities in the world are all in one country



Earth just hit a terrifying milestone for the first time in more than 800,000 years -- and it could be bad news for cities


Why you should never release your pet goldfish into the wild


Scientists accidentally discovered a mutant enzyme that could help the world eliminate plastic waste


The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is bigger than we thought


Vaping instead of smoking still exposes you to toxic metals like lead -- here's how worried you should be


Scientists have found that shampoo is a source of the same dangerous form of air pollution made by cars



Noise pollution is a bigger threat to your health than you may think, and Americans aren't taking it seriously


These inventions will help save the earth


An app that tries to make picking up trash fun just got a $225,000 cash injection from the US government


Here's how the traffic fumes in cities can wipe out the benefits of exercise



These two Australian companies are working on a way to end the environmental scourge of plastic bags


Neighbourhoods exposed to pollution and toxic chemicals could be breeding grounds for diabetes


One of the EPA's newest science experts thinks 'modern air' is too clean to breathe


Pollution is killing more people than wars, obesity, smoking, and malnutrition