People & Power

Delhi's Deadly Air

On World Environment Day, People and Power probes shocking levels of air pollution in India's Delhi.

Pollution

'Malaysia will not be a dumping ground to the world'

Almost 3,000 metric tonnes of non-recyclable plastic waste smuggled from US, UK, Canada and Australia to be shipped out.

Malaysia to ship back tonnes of plastic waste to foreign nations

India

India: Anti-Vedanta protesters seek justice year after 13 killed

A year after deadly environmental protest, Thoothukudi residents say they are still being intimidated by local police.

India: Anti-Vedanta protesters seek justice year after 13 killed

Inside Story

Can we save nature?

A report warns that one million species face the threat of extinction, and humans are to blame.

Asia

Karachi residents struggle as rubbish accumulates

The rapid growth of new housing and industrial estates have waste expected to rise to 18,000 tonnes a day by 2020.

Environment

Trump signs orders making it harder to block pipelines in US

Trump's orders direct the EPA to change a part of the US clean water law to speed up gas, coal and oil projects

Trump signs orders making it harder to block pipelines in US

Environment

No straws, no forks: EU bans 10 single-use plastics

The European Parliament votes by 560 to 35 in favour of banning 10 single-use plastics.

EU parliament approves ban on single-use plastics

AJ IMPACT

Fiat Chrysler to recall 862,500 vehicles over emissions failures

Voluntary move prompted by US regulator investigations and in-house testing to be carried out in phases this year.

Fiat Chrysler to recall 862,500 vehicles over emissions failures

Pollution

Study says air pollution killing more people than smoking

Scientists estimate pollution caused 8.8 million extra deaths in 2015, more than about seven million caused by smoking.

Study says air pollution killing more people than smoking

India

These are the world's most polluted cities

India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and China are home to the 50 cities worldwide with the dirtiest air, new study shows.

India has the world's worst air pollution: report

Environment

World entangled in plastic waste catastrophe

World Wide Fund for Nature's report says since the year 2000, the world has used more plastics than in all the years before.

Asia Pacific

Indonesia's polluted river clean-up shows slow progress

A year passed since the government launched the clean-up programme, but an action plan was put in place only recently.

Russia

Polluted black snow sparks health fears in Siberia

Black snowfall hints at man-made ecological disaster in the Siberian region of Kuzbass.

Polluted black snow sparks health fears in Siberia

Special series

Toxic City: The Cost of Gold Mining in South Africa

Mountains of waste from Johannesburg's omnipresent gold industry may be ruining the health of nearby residents.

Thailand

Water cannons, drones fail to budge Bangkok smog

Thailand's capital has been blanketed in toxic smog for weeks and authorities are struggling to find a solution.