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Air quality regulations in Europe may not be sufficient to protect people from harmful sooty particles in traffic and factory fumes, research suggests.
Air pollution hits severe levels as residents told to avoid outdoor activities
Electric, two-passenger vehicles will run from the train station, ferrying passengers at 12mph for £2 a journey
Experts claim that in many Chinese cities, pollution particles are so dense and compressed that they block light almost as effectively as a brick wall
Second phase of trial opens with claims of negligence and lack of preparation
Professor Robert Oswald says his findings of deaths and deformities in American livestock are so alarming that Britain should halt the practice ‘until its impact is assessed’
The row over the presence of giant cruise ships in Venice’s lagoon was reignited this weekend after claims that a huge vessel belonging to the same company as the wrecked Costa Concordia sailed dangerously close to St Mark’s Square.
About 10 people were arrested during demo against proposed local oil and gas development
On the British Geological Survey map published today, Malton in North Yorkshire is slap bang in the middle of a large blue shaded area.
The Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has apologised to Singapore and Malaysia for the record-setting pollution caused by forest fires in his country.
The death penalty is usually imposed for corruption and other economic crimes
Thirty per cent reduction aims to address dreadful record on the environment
A dip in the sea will be the last thing on many people’s minds this Easter – but that may be for the best on some parts of the coast, with the quality of seawater dramatically worsening at famous British bathing spots because of last year’s heavy summer rainfall.
Activist attacked by 40-strong mob after bet to highlight pollution in China's waterways
A state order to withhold sensitive evidence from the inquest into Alexander Litvinenko’s death on national security grounds will be challenged by media organisations including The Independent tomorrow.
A controversial measure being considered in order to reduce the dangerous levels of pollution in Beijing has been met with ridicule and indignation online.