Pollution


Air Pollution Near Equator has More Devastating Impact on Global Ozone Than Other Regions, Study Finds

Air Pollution Near Equator has More Devastating Impact on Global Ozone Than Other Regions

New study reveals that countries near the equator contribute more to global ozone levels than other regions...

Nov 8 2016, 8:55am CST

Air Pollution on Equator Affects Ozone More

Air Pollution on Equator Affects Ozone More

Increase in air pollution in the regions near the equator has led to the formation of more total ozone worldwide, compared to...

Nov 8 2016, 8:27am CST

Air Pollution Leads to Heart Diseases by Damaging Blood Vessels

Air Pollution Leads to Heart Diseases by Damaging Blood Vessels

It seems that air pollution may be bad for the cardiovascular system. Both the heart and blood vessels may be harmed thanks to...

Oct 27 2016, 11:52am CDT

92% of the World’s Population Lives in Places with Unsafe Levels of Air Pollution

92% of the World’s Population Lives in Places with Unsafe Levels of Air Pollution

WHO presented the latest model of the world indicating the air pollution across the world and estimating that the 92 percent of...

Sep 28 2016, 11:05am CDT

Human Brains Are Riddled with Toxic Air Pollution Particles

Human Brains Are Riddled with Toxic Air Pollution Particles

Toxic nanoparticles that float around us have been discovered in "abundant" quantities in our brains, according to a recent stu...

Sep 6 2016, 2:14pm CDT

50,000 People Die Each Year Due To Air Pollution In Britain

50,000 People Die Each Year Due To Air Pollution In Britain

Over 50,000 people die each year due to air pollution in Britain, a research team from Bristol reported ahead of a debate on W...

Aug 30 2016, 10:28pm CDT

Light Pollution Causes Spring Season to Come Early

Light Pollution Causes Spring Season to Come Early

Scientists say that light pollution in Britain is causing among other things an early spring season that arrives a week before...

Jun 30 2016, 5:59am CDT

80 Percent of Americans Can Not See Milky Way due to Light Pollution

Light Pollution Now Hides Milky Way From 80 Percent of Americans

It appears to be the case that 80 percent of Americans are unable to see the Milky Way due to the effects of light pollution....

Jun 11 2016, 3:42am CDT

One third of humanity cannot see Milky Way due to light pollution: Study

One third of humanity cannot see Milky Way due to light pollution: Study

Washington, June 11 (IANS) The Milky Way is invisible to more than one third of humanity, including 60 per cent of Europeans an...

Jun 11 2016, 12:58am CDT

New algorithm cuts cost, pollution during gas extraction

New algorithm cuts cost, pollution during gas extraction

New York, June 5 (IANS) While extracting natural gas, minimising the environmental consequences above-ground is now possible at...

Jun 5 2016, 7:13am CDT

NASA Satellite Spots 39 Unreported Sources of Air Pollution

NASA Satellite Spots 39 Unreported Sources of Air Pollution

Using a new satellite-based method, NASA scientists have located 39 unreported and major human-made sources of toxic sulphur di...

Jun 3 2016, 9:28am CDT

NASA Satellite Finds 39 Unreported Sources of Air Pollution

NASA Satellite Finds 39 Unreported Sources of Air Pollution

Using a new satellite-based method, researchers have looked at sources of toxic sulfur dioxide gas around the world and uncover...

Jun 2 2016, 3:14am CDT

2010 Gulf Oil Spill Pollution Reaches Seafloor

2010 Gulf Oil Spill Pollution Reaches Seafloor

The Gulf Oil Spill that occurred approximately six years ago has reached the seabed in the ensuing time span....

May 31 2016, 11:38am CDT

How Ocean Pollution Affects Us Humans

How Ocean Pollution Affects Us Humans

Polluting our oceans is going to haunt us humans....

May 23 2016, 11:22am CDT

Air Pollution Rising Rapidly in World’s Poorest Cities says WHO

Air Pollution Rates are Alarming in World’s Poorest Cities

Apparently there are other far worse polluted cities besides those in China and India....

May 13 2016, 8:17am CDT

3D Printing to Tackle Pollution

3D Printing to Tackle Pollution

A team of US researchers used 3D printing technique to create a handheld sponge-like structure that could help in mitigating po...

Apr 4 2016, 5:34am CDT

Premature Births due to Air Pollution Cost US Over $4 Billion Annually

Premature Births due to Air Pollution Cost US Over $4 Billion Annually

It has been found that polluted air affects babies in the womb and thus causes premature births. The smog costs the medical est...

Mar 30 2016, 8:08am CDT

Pigeons Tweet About Air Pollution in London via Backpacks

Pigeons Wearing Backpacks Tweet About Air Pollution in London

A series of pigeons are tweeting messages via backpack kits regarding air pollution in the city of London. This new scheme has...

Mar 16 2016, 5:02am CDT

UK Government may be Sued over Rising Air Pollution

UK Government may be Sued over Rising Air Pollution

The UK government may be sued over the rising levels of pollution in the country. An environmental group is aiming its smear ca...

Mar 1 2016, 7:18am CST

Fog in Beijing

Prolonged Air Pollution Results in Metabolic Dysfunction Which Leads To Obesity

A new study published in the Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) and titled "Chron...

Feb 22 2016, 5:48am CST

Air Pollution Kills 5.5 Million People Annually

Pollution Kills 5.5 Million People Annually

It has been estimated that pollution decimates a total of 5.5 million individuals annually on a global level....

Feb 13 2016, 9:48pm CST

Air Pollution Exposure During Pregnancy Rises Asthma Risk in Babies

Air Pollution Exposure During Pregnancy Rises Asthma Risk in Babies

It has been found that polluted air may cause a risk of asthma in babies born to women who are pregnant....

Feb 11 2016, 9:44am CST

Beijing Issues Second-Ever Smog Red Alert

Beijing Issues Second Ever Red Alert for Smog Pollution

China has issued the second pollution emergency in Beijing....

Dec 18 2015, 2:45am CST

Air pollution trends

NASA Scientists Track Air Pollution Trends over the Past 10 Years in 195 Cities Worldwide

In its bid to achieve better control over air pollution globally, NASA has been able to rely on high-resolution satellite maps...

Dec 15 2015, 8:06am CST

China issues Red Alert in Beijing for Pollution

China issues First Red Alert in Beijing for Pollution

The capital city of Beijing has been put on Red Alert for Pollution due to an oncoming layer of smog...

Dec 7 2015, 7:52am CST

World's Richest Produce the Most Pollution: Oxfam

World's Richest Produce the Most Pollution: Oxfam

A new Oxfam study found that the richest one tenth of the world’s population produces half of all carbon emissions. The poorest...

Dec 3 2015, 6:17pm CST

Diabetic Women Face Higher Risk of Heart Attack due to Air Pollution

Diabetic Women Face Higher Risk of Heart Attack due to Air Pollution

Research says that air pollution exposure puts women with diabetes at more risk to develop heart disease....

Nov 27 2015, 1:16am CST

Delhi Has World's Largest Number of Premature Deaths Due to Pollution

Delhi Has World's Largest Number of Premature Deaths Due to Pollution

In just a decade, it is reported that Delhi will have the record number of premature deaths due to air pollution of all major c...

Sep 17 2015, 9:07am CDT

Air Pollution Could Kill 6.6 Million People Each Year by 2050, Study Suggests

Air Pollution Deaths Will Double by 2050, Study Suggests

Globally, 3 million people die due to air pollution right now. Air pollution could kill 6.6 million people each year by 2050, a...

Sep 16 2015, 9:49pm CDT

Seals Shed Mercury alongside Hair and Cause Marine Pollution, Study Suggests

Seals Shed Mercury alongside Hair and Cause Marine Pollution, Study Suggests

The high levels of mercury concentrations were found at Ano Nuevo Island which is surround by elephant seals....

Sep 8 2015, 5:53pm CDT

Head to National Parks for Natural Darkness and Night Skies!

Avoid Light Pollution, Visit a National Park

Only one third Americans can see the Milky Way from their backyards because of light pollution....

Sep 7 2015, 5:26pm CDT

Beijing Blue Sky Immediately Turns into Pollution Clouds After Huge Parade

Beijing Blue Sky Turns into Pollution Clouds Immediately After Huge Parade

The pollution levels went sky high shortly after a huge military parade in Beijing. That is why, Beijing banned 2.5m cars for 2...

Sep 5 2015, 4:04pm CDT

New Study: Air Pollution Causes 4,000 Deaths in China Each Day

New Study: Air Pollution Causes 4,000 Deaths in China Each Day

Air pollution is killing 1.6 million people annually. That is nearly 17% of all deaths in China, according to latest Berkeley E...

Aug 14 2015, 8:46pm CDT

Wildfires Air Pollution Could Increase Heart Problems

Wildfires Air Pollution Could Increase Heart Problems

It has been found that the atmospheric pollution from forest fires, that have spread beyond control, is injurious to cardiac he...

Jul 17 2015, 6:27am CDT

Air Pollution no Excuse for Not Exercising says Research

Air Pollution no Excuse for Not Exercising says Research

New research report out of Denmark says that exercise can outweigh harmful effects of air pollution....

Mar 30 2015, 4:38am CDT

UK braces for High Air Pollution Today Caused by Sahara Sand

UK braces for High Air Pollution Today Caused by Sahara Sand

People living in parts of England get warned by government of very high air pollution levels caused by Sahara sand....

Apr 2 2014, 3:44am CDT

Japanese Giant Mitsui Leads $60M Investment In A Startup That Turns Pollution Into Pure Money

Japanese Giant Mitsui Leads $60M Investment In A Startup That Turns Pollution Into Pure Money

As places like China and India continue to grow, an ever-increasing supply of billowing smoke stacks mark these countries’ land...

Mar 26 2014, 2:53am CDT

China is Investigating Two Apple Suppliers Over Pollution Allegations

China is Investigating Two Apple Suppliers Over Pollution Allegations

China is in hot pursuit of Foxconn and UniMicron over river pollution probe. The two suppliers of Apple have come under scrutin...

Aug 5 2013, 7:48am CDT