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Bangkok Residents Told to Stay Inside as Pollution Reaches Dangerous Levels

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha has urged those living in the Thai capital, Bangkok, to stay indoors as the city’s air pollution reached dangerous levels. The air quality index, or AQI, in the city h... read more

Inversion Season Fashion: Patterned Pollution Masks Give Options

Salt Lake City natives are no stranger to the temperature inversion which occurs every winter and increases particulate pollution in the valley to sometimes dangerous levels. For those who are transpl... read more

Mass pollution at Texas coal plants poses major threat to human health and the environment

Virtually every coal power plant in Texas is leaking pollution into nearby groundwater ... it becomes particularly dangerous for human health, leading to diseases like cancer, and for the ... read more

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Air pollution is as bad as smoking when it comes to miscarriage risk

Exposure to air pollution is as dangerous for pregnant women as smoking when it comes to raising the risk of miscarriage. A new study has found that, when women are exposed to elevated levels of air p... read more


South Korea Once Again Choked by Dangerous Smog

For the second year in a row, South Korea is starting off the new year with severe levels of toxic fine dust pollution. Starting last week, levels of particulate matter in Seoul spiked to a record ... read more

Britain Pledges Legislation in 2019 to Combat Deadly Air Pollution

"Air pollution continues to shorten lives ... "Thousands of lives are lost every year in the UK because the air we breathe contains dangerous particles," said Simon Gillespie, Chief Executive at the B... read more

Recycling company settles lawsuit over river pollution

SEATTLE — A Seattle metals recycling facility will make more than $1 million in improvements to settle a lawsuit claiming the company discharged dangerous chemicals into ... Wilke says that creates po... read more

Anti-vaxxers, air pollution, superbugs: These are 10 big global health threats, WHO report says

"The primary cause of air pollution (burning fossil fuels ... only to find themselves in peril again. Devastating floods and frigid temperatures have brought more misery and death to refugees living i... read more

Trump’s EPA eyes cuts in water pollution regulation that directly affects the Gulf of Mexico

“This sickening gift to polluters will result in more dangerous toxic pollution dumped into waterways across a vast stretch of America,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for ... read more

Dangerous air quality grips Bangkok, Indochina with no relief in sight

Air quality remained a concern in Bangkok on Monday as pollution levels climbed to between 150-200, registering on the unhealthy level of the Air Quality Index, according to Air Quality Index China. T... read more

Kabul's air pollution kills more people than war

Kabul is one of the most polluted cities in the world. Afghanistan's Health Ministry says more than 3,000 people die every year because of pollution. Al Jazeera's Mohamad ElBardicy reports on what’s b... read more

Company settles lawsuit over river pollution

A seattle metals recycling facility has agreed to make over 1 million dollars worth of improvements, after a lawsuit argued it was discharging dangerous chemicals into the Duwamish River. read more



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