environmental pollution

Cashing in on women’s health

Women’s health has been sidelined for centuries. But now that women are finally being heard, some unscrupulous companies are cashing in on the movement.

There is no escape from them as they are in the air we breathe and in the everyday products we use.

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Measuring microplastics in humans is challenging but researchers already have preliminary figures.

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To reduce the threat of microplastics in our bodies, we need to reduce the use of plastics in the environment.

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Scientists are warning against grave long-term consequences.

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There’s a lot to learn about the health effects of microplastics, but as humans consume more of it there is intensifying urgency to uncover the full picture.

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Giving legal rights to rivers and trees is touted as a potential solution to environmental damage. But history suggests its effect will be minor.

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Adaptation, mitigation, and negotiation will be on the agenda as the world gathers in Sharm el-Sheikh for the 27th Conference of the Parties climate meeting.

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Air pollution has no respect for borders. Regional agreements can only go so far. The world needs a global agreement.

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Japan plans to dump radioactive water from Fukushima into the Pacific Ocean, but its effects on Pacific nations are not clear.

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As the world faces a growing food crisis, scientists are investigating how we can waste less of it.

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The problem of too much plastic packaging will not be solved without addressing its larger twin: food waste.

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