Indonesia Oil Spill Kills Five People

A leak from an underwater pipeline of state-owned oil firm Pertamina, first reported on March 31st in Borneo, led the Indonesian government to declare...

European Parliament Bans Single-Use Plastic Items

The European Parliament has approved a law banning a wide-range of single-use plastic items, such as straws, cotton buds and cutlery, by 2021. The law,...

China to Limit Fuel Sulfur Pollution by 2017

China's feedback mechanism started doing its job this week, as their government has issued a timetable for oil companies to clean up their fuel...

Floating Bins Cleaning Up Marinas Worldwide

“If we have rubbish bins on land, then why not in the water?” It was this simple question that led surfers Pete Ceglinski and...
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Canadian Govt Sued by BCFN Over Oil Companies Pollution

The Beaver Lake Cree First Nation (BCFN) people is suing the Canadian federal and Alberta state government for allowing oil companies to pollute traditional...

Pollution and Climate Change Threaten World’s Fresh Water Supply

World's fresh water resources might soon become exhausted as the severity of climate change and pollution levels continue to increase at enormous rates. This warning...

Insect ‘Meat’ for Food Security: An Idea Too Difficult to Swallow?

Agriculture is one of the most ecologically-intensive practices on the planet; 70% of global water usage is currently attributed to agriculture, in conjunction with...

Accurately Identifying Water Contamination Helped by Mathematics

Uncannily similar to the Camelford water pollution incident in Cornwall, England in the late 1980s, in 2009 there was an incident in Crestwood Illinois....

Scott Pruitt Set to Destroy The EPA In All But Name

Given the kind of president that Donald Trump is, the nomination of a man like Scott Pruitt to head the EPA is no surprise....

Call it Fashion: How We’ve Come to Wear Toxic Clothing

We don't normally associate the fashion industry with massive environmental damage, but we should. In addition to being one of the most exploitative industries there...