Jun 3, 2016

Satellites find 39 unreported sources of major pollution

Researchers in the United States and Canada have located 39 unreported sources of major pollution using a new satellite-based method, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration said. The unreported sources of toxic sulfur dioxide emissions are clusters of coal-burning power plants, smelters and ...

Study reveals harm to fish from tiny bit of plastic pollution

Jun 3, 2016

Study reveals harm to fish from tiny bit of plastic pollution

Scientists have demonstrated for the first time the devastating physiological and behavioral effects on fish exposed to the tiny bits of plastic pollution clogging the world’s oceans. Lab experiments with European perch larvae showed exposure to microplastic particles at levels present in seas inhibited ...

Paris goes green as Champs-Elysees goes pedestrian-only

May 9, 2016

Paris goes green as Champs-Elysees goes pedestrian-only

Pedestrians took over the Champs-Elysees on Sunday as part of a new program to ban traffic from the famous Paris avenue once a month. The initiative, for what is usually one of the busiest roads in the French capital, was launched by Paris Mayor ...

May 4, 2016

Cambodia bans cars near Angkor Wat

The main road alongside Cambodia’s famed Angkor Wat temple is now off-limits to cars as authorities seek to ease traffic jams at the site that draws 2.1 million tourists a year. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen announced the measure on Facebook on Tuesday. The ...