Tagged With Pollution

President Trump said the US has 'the cleanest air in the world'. Here's the reality, according to an air quality scientist.


A former arsenic-contaminated rail yard in Florida is being turned into a giant park — take a look


There are more cigarette butts in the world's oceans than any other type of garbage



Starbucks is rolling out paper straws at some of its stores starting in September


Air pollution is so harmful to the brain that it can hurt verbal and maths test scores — and it gets worse as people age


An environmental group is testing giant floating pipes to clean up oceans



This 'aquadrone' swims through the water to collect waste


Why plastic straws suck


Jakarta's government officials have covered up the city's massively polluted 'black river' with a mesh net to hide its smell ahead of the 2018 Asian Games


This Australian invention by two surfers automatically sucks rubbish from the ocean


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