The danger posed by single-use plastic products to human and animal health should never be underestimated. United Nations officials have been repeatedly urging everyone
It’s quite tiring to keep reading about plastic waste and what we are doing to the planet. It is true that such articles cause awareness but there is an important aspect
Air pollution represents a combination of household and outdoor contaminants as well as ozone, while water pollution included unsafe water and poor sanitation.
The New Year rings in a welcome change for many of us in the UAE, especially for those who will be moving in and out of the Dubai airports. The premises will be bereft
The oceans are a repository of valuable sustenance not only for marine creatures, but also for human beings. Unfortunately, global warming and toxic plastic are endangering
This week, New York rolled out its plastic bag ban and the positive reaction to it was encouraging. As a former climate change negotiator for the Philippines who now lives in New York, and a parent of two who encourages her children to see Mother Nature as their second mom, to these environmentally conscious urbanites I say: let’s ban paper bags too.
The global struggle to slow the spread of the coronavirus has brought with it cancelled flights, closed businesses and a quickly escalating economic slowdown that could be devastating to millions. It is also certain to shrink greenhouse gas emissions this year,
The view about pollution and carbon emissions bouncing back in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crises is a different perspective from the images flying around of the planet being the beneficiary of the ongoing crises.
The study, published in the journal Hypertension, combines satellite data on air pollution and air currents with confirmed deaths related to COVID-19 and reveals that regions with permanently high levels of pollution have significantly more deaths than other regions.