Microscopic particles, possibly from air pollution, have been found in human brain tissue, according to a new study into Alzheimer's risk.
Over 80 percent of the world's city dwellers breathe poor quality air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other diseases: WHO
More than 100 tonnes of clams have perished in central Vietnam because of a possible toxic leak into the sea near an industrial zone.
US energy giant ExxonMobil is facing an onslaught from environmentalists and some shareholders including the Rockefeller Family Fund.
Finnish authorities are investigating a mysterious spike in levels of radioactive caesium-137 detected over Helsinki.
Beijing has ordered 2,100 factories to suspend or reduce production as part of its 'red alert' measures to deal with smog.
New Delhi has failed to collect a new "pollution toll" from trucks entering the city, just one day after the levy was introduced to improve air quality in the choked city.
Malaysia closed schools in several states and the capital Kuala Lumpur due to choking smoke from Indonesian slash-and-burn farming that has smothered much of Southeast Asia in smog for weeks.
Malaysia's premier has urged Indonesia to act against those responsible for raging fires that have blanketed Southeast Asia in smog for weeks, as Malaysian schools closed again over health concerns.
Czech experts conducted a two-year study of the ecological situation in Karaganda Oblast. Their findings are shocking.
A McDonald's joint venture in China supplying its outlets with French fries has been slapped with a record 3.9 million yuan fine for water pollution.
Central streets of Almaty will turn into pedestrian zones in 2016.
President Nazarbayev has taken part in a meeting with media representatives to discuss development of the City of Apples - Almaty.
A university in East Kazakhstan has developed a new method for wastewater purification from heavy metals.
Air pollution in Beijing dropped slightly last year, although levels of the most dangerous small particulate matter remained more than three times the internationally recommended limit.
A chemist from Kazakhstan has been named the best across the CIS countries.
Women exposed to high levels of traffic pollution during the second trimester of pregnancy are at higher risk of giving birth to a child with weak lungs.
Air pollution in Singapore rose to unhealthy levels, blanketing the city-state's skyline with clouds of smog.
Three-quarters of the trash found off Australian beaches is plastic, as it warned that the rubbish is entangling and being swallowed by wildlife.
Thieves who tapped an oil pipeline in northern Mexico caused a spill that contaminated the San Juan River, a key irrigation source for farmers.
- United States
- Asia Pacific
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- Czech Republic
- Karaganda Oblast
- Central Asia
- carbon emissions
- Nazarbayev University
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
- traffic jams
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