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Human activities that threaten biodiversity

5 Human Impacts on the Environment: Crash Course Ecology #10

Human Affect On The Environment Wake Up call

Human Impact On The Environment

Living Environment Regents Review Environmental Impact

Visual Proof Of THE HUMAN IMPACT ON ENVIRONMENT (Plastic Bags, Animals, Water)

How Humans Affect the Environment

This World Map Shows Which Cities Have The Most Smog, In Real Time

A new map updates with current pollution levels in cities around the world. First stop, Beijing.<p>On a new world map of smog, a giant dark bubble hovers over Beijing. The city, now in the middle of its first-ever emergency “red alert” for air pollution, has closed schools and temporarily taken cars …


87% of Earth's population lives where the air is toxic

Air pollution in China is getting a lot of press in recent times, especially with sad milestones like the first-ever smog 'Red Alert' in Beijing, but …


Human Poo Left On Mount Everest Is Causing Pollution

A surplus of human poo on Mount Everest is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world’s highest peak.<p>More than 700 climbers and …


How ocean pollution affects humans

Our oceans are polluted and full of plastic. Roughly 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into the world's oceans every year, and according to a new study, the majority of this waste comes from just five countries: China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Regardless of its source, …


Human Waste on Mt. Everest is Causing Pollution


UK government denies reports that RAF pilots have been given the green light to shoot down hostile Russian jets in Syria

<i>A spokeswoman from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office said: "</i>We can confirm that our Moscow Defence Attaché met the Russian Ministry of Defence on 11 October. The Russian government sought clarification over inaccurate newspaper reports concerning RAF rules of engagement in Iraq. The Defence Attaché …

Middle East

Putin says Russia does not want to get involved in inter-religious war in Syria - Interfax | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia does not want to get involved in an inter-religious war in Syria, news agency Interfax cited President Vladimir Putin as saying on Sunday.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with students of the Sirius educational centre for gifted children in Sochi, Russia, October 8, …


China says Russia, US must avoid fighting proxy war in Syria

China's ruling Communist Party says the US and Russia must avoid fighting a proxy war in Syria, chiding both for having an outdated Cold War …

US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria 'may have committed war crimes'

Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) have been responsible for "alarming abuses", says Amnesty International<p>US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria have been responsible for “alarming abuses” which may amount to war crimes, according to a leading human rights group.<p>Amnesty International said on …

Russian entry into Syria's air wars raises worries

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia's entry into the crowded and sometimes uncoordinated air wars in Syria is making the U.S. increasingly nervous, reflecting concern at the Pentagon and in Europe about the risk of accidents or unintended conflict.<p>The Russians sent word Tuesday that they are willing to resume …

Middle East

Iraq Explained -- ISIS, Syria and War

The European Refugee Crisis and Syria Explained