More People Die From Lung Cancer & Heart Disease Due To Pollution, Than Those Killed From Road Accidents

Exhaust from airplanes cause 2,000 deaths annually while emissions from the energy and industrial sectors and pollution originating from Europe bring the overall total up to 19,000 deaths per year in Britain.

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Carbon Emissions From Energy Use Are Likely To Rise Seventy Percent By 2050

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has said that pressures on Earth’s ecosystem are so great that future generations could be doomed to falling living standards, as it assessed a report looking halfway of this millennium.

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Spilled Acid Contaminates China’s Yangtze River, Affects Tap Supplies of Bottled Water

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.

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Microscopic Plastic Debris Pollutes Marine Environment, Main Concern Entering Food Chain

Concentrations of microscopic plastic materials is polluting the marine environment and were greatest near coastal urban areas, the study has warned.

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Biodiversity Is In Crisis In Europe, Confronted By Lack Of Funding

The European Union (EU) Environment Commissioner, Janez Potocnik has declared that biodiversity is in crisis, with species extinctions running at unparalleled rates.

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Ozone Depletion Over Arctic At Unprecedented Level Observed

Depletion of the ozone layer, the shield that protects life on Earth from harmful levels of ultraviolet rays, has reached an unprecedented level over the Arctic this spring because of the continuing presence of ozone depleting substances in the atmosphere and a very cold winter in the stratosphere,according to the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO).

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Global Coral Reefs Could Be Extinct By 2050?

According to a report which follows from an earlier study on the health on coral reefs, more than 90 percent of reefs will be threatened by 2030.

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Singapore Most Environmentally Friendly Metropolis In Asia

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.

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