Pollution is a global problem, but some areas have it worse than others. Here are the world's top ten polluted places.
Carbon dioxide emissions hit a record high in 2012, but could have been even higher, according to a new report. The increase in emissions was only 1.1 percent in 2012, compared to an average 2.9 percent over the past decade. Continue reading →
Even though the California Gold Rush took place more than a century ago, it left a toxic legacy of mercury pollution.
Some cruise companies are cleaning up their acts, but campaigners say more needs to be done. Continue reading →
Potentially toxic plastic found in a seemingly pristine lake may be a sign of widespread contamination of freshwater. Continue reading →
A new NASA Earth Observatory map shows deadly exposure to air pollution worldwide. Continue reading →
Biologists worry that declines in honey bee populations endanger the global food system. However, native bees and other insects actually pollinate many of the world's crops, not honey bees. Continue reading →
A training exercise goes awry near the Great Barrier Reef. Continue reading →
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