Asia

Bangladesh's garment factories pollute rivers

As Bangladesh becomes one of world's top clothes producers, waste from factories dirties waterways and impacts poor.

Asia Pacific

The Philippines's problem with plastic that won't go away

Filipino activists engage schoolchildren in the battle against single-use plastic that is choking the environment.

Earthrise

Reimagining Plastic: Turning Waste into Products

Bottle boats in Cameroon and recycled gum in Britain: How to tackle the scourge of plastic waste plaguing our planet.

Environment

Why is Delhi's air so toxic?

The Stream asks why in 2018 India’s capital had zero “good” air quality days.

Why is Delhi's air so toxic?

Environment

Canada to ban some single-use plastics by 2021: Trudeau

Canadian prime minister says a science-based review will determine which products to ban.

Canada to ban some single-use plastics by 2021: Trudeau

Environment

World Oceans Day: The biggest threats to our oceans

World Oceans Day is observed every year on June 8 by the UN and other international organisations.

World Oceans Day: The biggest threats to our oceans

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