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How We Healed the Ozone Layer

On September 16, 1987, 196 states and the European Union (a total of 197 parties) got together to sign the Montreal Protocol. Ozone Day has been held on that day since then, to commemorate this occasi...

environment

From Silent Spring to Silent Crisis — How humanity is on the road to wiping out one million species

The devastating impact we have on this planet has been obvious for some decades. In 1962, Rachel Carson wrote her seminal work ‘Silent Spring’, which documented the adverse effects of indiscriminate u...

environment conservation

Protecting 30 percent to save all of earth

Climate change and its impacts are constantly in the news these days. There is no doubt that we are already seeing unprecedented changes in global climate regimes. Intense and extreme weather events h...

Highest air pollution in Bangladesh, China, India, and Pakistan in 2018

AirVisual and Greenpeace have jointly published the World Air Quality Report for 2018, ranking over 3000 cities based on their pollution levels. Out of the total 64% exceeded the WHO’s annual exposure...

Pollution in the UK

While we have been seeing early onset of spring and and enjoying an unusually warm February, there are some worrying issues at hand too. On Tuesday, UK residents were warned to restrict outdoor activi...

environment conservation

Good news in biodiversity

A giant tortoise from the Galapagos, from a species last seen in 1906, has been found. Chelonoidis phantasticus or the Fernandina Giant tortoise was found on Fernandina island and is believed to be a ...