Special series

Women Make Science: Greece's Dolphin Sanctuary

A team of scientists is building a sanctuary in Greece for dolphins released from captivity, the first of its kind.

India

New Delhi world's most polluted capital again: Study

In 2019, India was also home to 21 of the world's 30 most polluted cities study says, based on air-quality data.

New Delhi world's most polluted capital again: Study

AJ Impact

Uber and Lyft worse for climate than private cars, says study

Study by non-profit group represents the first attempt to quantify the pollution created by ride-hailing services.

Uber and Lyft worse for climate than private cars, says study

Podcast

The city where nonsmokers are dying of lung cancer

India's Delhi has the deadliest air of all the world capitals. The Take explores the roots of the crisis and the government's response.

The city where nonsmokers are dying of lung cancer

Asia

India pollution: Calls for action to improve Delhi air quality

With elections on the horizon, a call for action from residents of one of the world's most polluted cities.

AJ Impact

Climate change is the world's biggest risk, says WEF

Extreme weather, biodiversity loss could disrupt global economy in next 10 years if no action is taken, new report says.

Climate change is the world's biggest risk, says WEF

Pollution

How Afghan officials are tackling Kabul's 'hazardous' pollution

Authorities launch crackdown on local businesses thought to be the main contributors to air pollution in capital city.

How Afghan officials are tackling Kabul's 'hazardous' pollution

Middle East

Iran's air pollution: Schools shut, children kept indoors

Government says it is investing millions to reduce pollution but many believe quality of fuel in vehicles is to blame.

Pollution

Oxygen bars to fake rain: 10 ways India fights deadly pollution

Other steps included fresh air in can and wearable air purifier in India, home to 15 of world's 20 most polluted cities.

Oxygen bars to fake rain: 10 ways India fights deadly pollution

NewsFeed

New Delhi's 'Oxygen Man'

Meet New Delhi's Oxygen Man' who is on a mission to motivate people to plant trees.

Europe

UK launches inquest into girl's pollution-linked death

A court in London will look at what role the city's air played in her fatal asthma, especially since it exceeds the WHO's levels of acceptable pollution.

Opinion

The dark side of the Nordic model

Scandinavian countries may top every ranking on human development, but they are a disaster for the environment.

Jason Hickel

by Jason Hickel

Jason Hickel

Environment

In Pictures: Fighting to survive when the Amazon is under attack

Why protecting indigenous rights is central in the effort to protect the vast Amazon rainforest.

In Pictures: Fighting to survive when the Amazon is under attack

Pollution

Toxin-laced bubbles cover beach in India's latest pollution scare

Authorities in Tamil Nadu state say they are analysing samples from the foam which has covered Chennai's Marina Beach.

Toxin-laced bubbles cover beach in India's latest pollution scare

Australia

Sydney shrouded in hazardous smog from raging bushfires

High winds blow smoke, sending pollution to 'hazardous' levels as temperatures rise again in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney shrouded in hazardous smog from raging bushfires