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Study of exhaust particles hints at Alzheimer's risk Microscopic particles, possibly from air pollution, have been found in human brain tissue, according to a new study into Alzheimer's risk.
06 сентября 2016
80 percent of world's city dwellers breathing bad air: UN Over 80 percent of the world's city dwellers breathe poor quality air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other diseases: WHO
12 мая 2016
Tonnes of clams die in Vietnam as toxic leak fears mount More than 100 tonnes of clams have perished in central Vietnam because of a possible toxic leak into the sea near an industrial zone.
28 апреля 2016
ExxonMobil, Rockefellers face off in climate battle US energy giant ExxonMobil is facing an onslaught from environmentalists and some shareholders including the Rockefeller Family Fund.
18 апреля 2016
Finland probes mystery spike in radioactivity Finnish authorities are investigating a mysterious spike in levels of radioactive caesium-137 detected over Helsinki.
09 марта 2016
Thousands of plants cut production as Beijing smog persists Beijing has ordered 2,100 factories to suspend or reduce production as part of its 'red alert' measures to deal with smog.
21 декабря 2015
India's choked capital fails to collect new 'pollution toll' 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.
02 ноября 2015
Malaysia again shuts schools due to Indonesia smoke haze 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.
19 октября 2015
Malaysian PM urges Indonesia to act on smoke-belching fires 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.
05 октября 2015
© Karandashov P. Czech experts present shocking findings into Karaganda ecology Czech experts conducted a two-year study of the ecological situation in Karaganda Oblast. Their findings are shocking.
08 мая 2015
©REUTERS McDonald's supplier gets Beijing's biggest pollution fine: Xinhua 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.
30 апреля 2015
Photo © Yaroslav Radlovsky Eco-friendly Almaty: re-orientation towards pedestrian zones in 2016 Central streets of Almaty will turn into pedestrian zones in 2016.
28 апреля 2015
Republic Square, Almaty. Photo courtesy of astanafans.com Nazarbayev supports eco-friendly Almaty: city centre to become exclusively pedestrian President Nazarbayev has taken part in a meeting with media representatives to discuss development of the City of Apples - Almaty.
20 апреля 2015
Photo courtesy of drclouthier.com Ingenious method of wastewater treatment developed in East Kazakhstan A university in East Kazakhstan has developed a new method for wastewater purification from heavy metals.
09 февраля 2015
Beijing dangerous smog down four percent in 2014: govt 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.
05 января 2015
©nauka.kz Kazakh chemist named best CIS scientist A chemist from Kazakhstan has been named the best across the CIS countries.
03 января 2015
©REUTERS/Michaela Rehle Pollution in pregnancy linked to lung damage in child 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.
21 октября 2014
Singapore air pollution soars due to Indonesian forest fires Air pollution in Singapore rose to unhealthy levels, blanketing the city-state's skyline with clouds of smog.
15 сентября 2014
Plastic pollution choking Australian waters: study Three-quarters of the trash found off Australian beaches is plastic, as it warned that the rubbish is entangling and being swallowed by wildlife.
15 сентября 2014
Oil thieves cause pipeline leak, pollute Mexico river Thieves who tapped an oil pipeline in northern Mexico caused a spill that contaminated the San Juan River, a key irrigation source for farmers.
22 августа 2014

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