Monday, February 19, 2018 5 ways the United Kingdom is leading the fight against plastic pollution
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We’re only two months into 2018, but this year has already seen a number of big announcements to combat plastic pollution in the United Kingdom.

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Story Air pollution and climate change: two sides of the same coin

Erupting volcanoes, earthquakes, dust storms and meteorites smashing into the Earth’s crust are natural phenomena that can cause climate change and air pollution: dinosaurs may have met their end after a giant meteorite kicked up so much dust that it blocked out the sun for decades, reducing photosynthesis and preventing the growth of plants.

Story Bicycle comeback amongst initiatives to help Hangzhou cut air pollution

The city of Hangzhou in eastern China was once described by the Italian explorer Marco Polo as the, “finest and most splendid city in the world”. Today it is once again on the map thanks to a range of initiatives to cut air pollution and increase the livability of the city.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 Erik Solheim: Bringing the world’s dead zones back to life
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By Erik Solheim, head of UN Environment

For lovers of seafood it’s a bonanza. Thousands of blue crabs stacked on top of each other in the shallow waters of the Chesapeake Bay, easy prey for those on the hunt for dinner. The phenomenon fills stomachs with such joy that locals call it the “crab jubilee”. But the joy masks a grim reality.

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Story Air pollution and climate change: two sides of the same coin

Erupting volcanoes, earthquakes, dust storms and meteorites smashing into the Earth’s crust are natural phenomena that can cause climate change and air pollution: dinosaurs may have met their end after a giant meteorite kicked up so much dust that it blocked out the sun for decades, reducing photosynthesis and preventing the growth of plants.

Story In London, a neighbourhood plan with global ambitions

Simon Birkett is on a mission to reduce the toxic levels of air pollution in his beloved London.

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