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03/20/2019 - Asia's coal addiction puts chokehold on its air-polluted cities



Over the past year, the number of patients treated each day in the hospital unit where cardiologist Ade Imasanti Sapardan works in Indonesia's capital has almost doubled to about 100.

03/20/2019 - Scientists study fish to learn how to adapt to the impacts of climate change



Freshwater biodiversity is rapidly declining worldwide, and nature-based solutions which increase the resilience of ecological communities are becoming increasingly important in helping communities prepare for the unavoidable effects of climate change.

03/20/2019 - Disease threat to Scotland’s ancient pine forests due to climate change, report warns



Scotland’s ancient pine forests are increasingly at risk from a disease which is thriving as the climate warms, an expert report has warned.

03/20/2019 - Humble sweet potato is capable of helping climate change in Africa



Forest fires during a record-breaking warm winter in Europe, Arctic cold in the US and melting glaciers are clear signals that climate change is impacting all of us but it is in Africa where such extreme weather is having the most significant impact.

03/20/2019 - Hawaii weighs first-in-nation plastic bans at eateries



Dozens of cities across the country have already banned foam plastic containers, but Hawaii's effort could be the first state-wide.

03/20/2019 - Poor people's right to water cut off by thirsty exports, unequal supply



In urban slums, poor families pay up to 10 to 20 times more for their water than their richer neighbours.

03/20/2019 - Mayor says contamination is not at dangerous level



Mayor Clyde Hochstrasser believes the issue of Paden City's water contamination is being "blown out of proportion."

03/20/2019 - River Clyde pollution posing huge health risks to Glaswegians



Cancer-causing chromium-VI has been found flowing into the river, especially when it rains, from the site of the former Shawfield Chemical Works that has been closed for more than 50 years.

03/20/2019 - Curing soil pollution set to pay dividends



The government's ambitious plans to promote ecological progress, a priority of the central leadership, have created a potential multitrillion-yuan market for soil remediation work in the next three decades.

03/20/2019 - Pigeons do air patrolling in the sky to track air pollution levels



Since a couple of days, Ten pigeons were seen with tiny backpacks flying over London monitoring the city's pollution levels.