Pollution

To design truly compostable plastic, scientists take cues from nature

4 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Scientists have designed an enzyme-activated compostable plastic that could diminish microplastics pollution. Household tap water or soil composts break the hybrid plastic...
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NASA to co-develop satellites that can identify air pollution sources

NASA to co-develop satellites that can identify air pollution sources

19 hours ago   |   Natural News

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration joined a project that would develop special satellites that could identify air pollution “super emitters.” NASA said in a...
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4 in 10 Americans live in areas with unhealthy pollution levels

4 in 10 Americans live in areas with unhealthy pollution levels

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

More than 40% of Americans live in areas with unhealthy pollution levels, and people of color are three times as likely to live in a county with polluted air, according to the...
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America's Unhealthiest Cities for Polluted Air

America's Unhealthiest Cities for Polluted Air

1 day ago   |   Web MD   |   2 articles

More than 40% of Americans live with unhealthy air, according to the American Lung Association's annual "State of the Air" report.
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10 important articles for Earth Day

10 important articles for Earth Day

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

April 22 is Earth Day, an annual event to highlight the importance of clean air, water and land that was first observed 51 years ago, according to the Environmental Protection...
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Air pollution: Coroner calls for law change after Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah's death

1 day ago   |   BBC

Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah's mother calls on the government to "reduce air pollution immediately".
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Air pollution: 'All children have the right to breathe clean air'

1 day ago   |   BBC

Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah's mother says "all children have the right to breathe clean air".
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Council to back rock ‘n' roll venues over noise pollution complainers

1 day ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

City of Port Phillip is proposing “live music precincts” to prioritise pubs and clubs in planning decisions and protect them against noise complaints.
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Sustainable, Eco-friendly Kitchen Updates

Sustainable, Eco-friendly Kitchen Updates

2 days ago   |   Mark's Daily Apple

If you're like me, you spend a ton of time in the kitchen cooking and cleaning. Between food wrappers, food scraps, and used cleaning products, most of my household waste comes...
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More than half the world's agricultural land is at risk of pesticide pollution, experts warn

More than half the world's agricultural land is at risk of pesticide pollution, experts warn

2 days ago   |   Natural News   |   2 articles

New research revealed that 64 percent of global agricultural land is at risk while 31 percent is at high risk of pesticide pollution due to the widespread use of pesticides...
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