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Archive: Pollution & Health

14 Jul 2014

The Soil Pollution Crisis in China: A Cleanup Presents Daunting Challenge

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07 Jul 2014

In China’s Heartland, A Toxic Trail Leads from Factories to Fields to Food

by HE GUANGWEI
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30 Jun 2014

China’s Dirty Pollution Secret: The Boom Poisoned Its Soil and Crops

by HE GUANGWEI
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26 Jun 2014

On Front Lines of Recycling, Turning Food Waste into Biogas

by RACHEL CERNANSKY
An increasing number of sewage treatment plants in the U.S. and Europe are processing food waste in anaerobic biodigesters, keeping more garbage out of landfills, reducing methane emissions, and producing energy to defray their operating costs. READ MORE

12 Jun 2014

Can Waterless Dyeing Processes Clean Up the Clothing Industry?

by LYDIA HEIDA
One of the world’s most polluting industries is the textile-dyeing sector, which in China and other Asian nations releases trillions of liters of chemically tainted wastewater. But new waterless dyeing technologies, if adopted on a large scale, could sharply cut pollution from the clothing industry. READ MORE

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28 Jul 2014: Trees Save Lives and Billions in Health Costs Annually, Forest Service Finds

23 Jul 2014: "Inglorious" Produce Campaign Is Major Success for French Grocer

22 Jul 2014: Costs of Urban Light Pollution Highlighted in Citizen Science Effort

21 Jul 2014: India Doubles Coal Tax to Fund Ambitious Clean Energy Initiatives

08 Jul 2014: Protection of Parrotfish Could Slow Decline of Caribbean Reefs

26 Jun 2014: Major U.S. Retailers to Limit Pesticides That May Be Harmful to Bees

23 Jun 2014: How Citizen Scientists Are Using The Web to Track the Natural World

17 Jun 2014: Livestock Maps Highlight Regions Prone to Disease and Pollution

10 Jun 2014: Air Pollution Smartphone App Seeks to Shame China's Polluting Factories

05 Jun 2014: Coating for Roof Tiles Could Help Clear Smog-Causing Air Pollutants


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