E-Cig Vapor Tested Positive for Lead and Arsenic in New Study

A new study adds more evidence to the idea that e-cigarettes aren’t an entirely risk-free endeavor. It suggests that the very act of vaping might be exposing people to unsafe levels of toxins like lead and arsenic.

64% of bottled water comes from a tap

As communities around the world promote refill stations and water fountains over bottled water, it's worth revisiting a fact about bottled water: most of it is literally the same water we get out of our faucets.

Nearly 75 % Of Northwest Atlantic Fish Are Eating Plastics

Now, researchers have found 73 percent of Northwest Atlantic deep-sea fish are eating microplastic – the highest reported frequency of plastic-eating fish in the world.

Personal care products and cleaners are a major source of air pollution

Everyday products like hair spray, air freshener, cleaners, colognes and perfumes, pesticides, glues, and conventional cleaning products contribute a far greater amount of pollution to the atmosphere than previously thought.

London's annual pollution limit for 2018 breached within a month

The time taken to reach the limit improves since last year but campaigners say the Government must do more to save lives.

Air quality is leading environmental threat to public health

The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) finds that air quality is the leading environmental threat to public health. The report ranks 180 countries on 24 performance indicators.

More than 18,000 Chinese officials failed to protect the environment

Beijing inspectors went to some of the most polluted cities in the world to discover thousands of officials had failed in their roles to care for the environment.

Pollution is Why Children Risk Brain Damage

UNICEF has published a report and according to their studies, the brains of over 17 million children might be affected by pollution.

Air pollution linked to poorer quality sperm

The international team of researchers looked at the sperm impact of short and long term exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.5) among nearly 6500 15 to 49 year old men in Taiwan.

Scientists in 184 countries warn about negative global environmental trends

The viewpoint article -- "World Scientists' Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice" - was signed by more than 15,000 scientists in 184 countries.

Air Pollution Has Turned New Delhi Into a ‘Veritable Gas Chamber’

Schools are closed, construction has halted, and vehicles have been restricted as levels of PM2.5 pollution spike in the Indian capital.

Pollution killing more people than war and violence, says report

Pollution kills more people each year than wars, disasters and hunger, also causing huge economic damage, a study says. Almost half the total deaths occur in just two countries.

Air Quality Plummets as Wildfires Rage, Putting Public Health at Risk

Health experts warn of the effects of the fine-particulate pollution generated by wildfires, which are worsening in part due to climate change.

75 Percent of Global Honey Samples Are Contaminated by Neonicotinoid Pesticides

Neonicotinoids, the chemicals commonly found in pesticides, have been linked to colony collapse in bee populations.

Air Pollution Is Shaving Years Off of the Human Lifespan

Around 4.5 billion people throughout the world are currently exposed to levels of particulate air pollution at least twice the levels the WHO considers safe.