'Some people believe that because latex is natural, balloons made of it are harmless once let go. This just isn’t the case'
The fund may also exclude several companies in the defence, telecoms and arms industries this year over the risk of corruption
‘A polluted environment is a deadly one – particularly for young children'
Health problems are already affecting the local population
'We still think of the deep ocean as being this remote and pristine realm, safe from human impact, but our research shows that, sadly, this could not be further from the truth'
'Oil and gas companies operating in the North Sea have a legal, as well as moral, obligation to clean-up their mess,' says leading environmentalist
Wang Englin paid in sacks of corn to copy out legal information by hand in a bookshop
Areas of London put on highest 'black alert' rating for smog and pollution
'Unfortunately, most species we care about preserving probably can’t adapt to these rapid changes'
More than 100,000 people in Michigan have been suffering for two years as a result of a polluted, lead-contaminated water supply
Public anger is growing over levels of smog and environmental degradation
Experts are concerned that millions of tons of tiny debris from plastic bags, bottles and clothes in the world’s oceans could have potentially harmful effects on the body
The region is one of the most polluted in Russia
The ban would come into effect in 2017
‘As society continues to grapple with aging wastewater infrastructure and escalating pharmaceutical and illicit drug use, we need to consider collateral damages to our freshwater resources’
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