Posts tagged pollution
A cargo ship, reportedly South Korean spilled acid into China’s longest river, contaminating tap supplies and sparking a run on bottled water in eastern China, the government and state media said.
Concentrations of microscopic plastic materials is polluting the marine environment and were greatest near coastal urban areas, the study has warned.
The European Union (EU) Environment Commissioner, Janez Potocnik has declared that biodiversity is in crisis, with species extinctions running at unparalleled rates.
An immense of green algae covering an area of about 50 square miles is moving towards the eastern part of China’s east coast.
The Asian Green City Index, conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by the German company Siemens AG, examined the environmental performance of 22 Asian cities in eight categories, including energy, land use, transport, waste, water and air quality.
Waste and toxic watchdog Eco Waste Coalition has renewed its all out campaign against the improper disposal of spent lamps containing mercury.