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Defending our environmental right to a pollution-free planet
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Shinobu Sakamoto, Minamata disease survivor calls on governments to end pollution
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In a major win in the battle to turn the tide on plastic, British Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that the United Kingdom’s foreign aid budget will be used to fight plastic...

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The city of Mariana, Brazil, and the town of Panguna in the autonomous province of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea, occupy two diametrically opposed parts of the world, separated by...

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By Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment
Londoners are used to inhaling poison. In Victorian Britain, the sickly brown smog that blanketed the capital was known as a “pea-souper...

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By Dr Bertrand Piccard, UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador 
Climate change is intangible, daunting and for certain people, even deniable. But pollution is indisputable. And it...

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If the Nile is Cairo’s ailing heart, then polluted skies are its black lungs.
Choking the city with swirling dust from the early hours, they cake the towering apartment blocks...

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By Ellen MacArthur, Founder and Chair of Trustees, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Over 8 million tons of plastic pollute the oceans each year. The problem is so severe that, if...

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Freshwater ecosystems like lakes, rivers and wetlands are essential for human life, health and livelihoods. Also known as inland water bodies or terrestrial water ecosystems, they...

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By Erik Solheim, head of UN Environment
For lovers of seafood it’s a bonanza. Thousands of blue crabs stacked on top of each other in the shallow waters of the Chesapeake Bay,...

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