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Air pollution 'very high' in England, says Defra

<b>Air pollution levels have reached "very high" or "high" in eight regions across the UK, the government has said.</b><p>Greater London, the south-east and eastern England had "very high" levels in some isolated pockets, due to high pressure and light winds, Defra said.<p>People with lung problems, adults with …

Northern Ireland

Here's One Way To Keep Oceans From Having More Plastics Than Fish

Each year, 8 million tons of plastic wind up in the ocean. At this rate, by 2050, we’ll have more plastic than fish in our big blue seas.<p>That threat played a major role in motivating Unilever, the company behind such brands as Dove and Suave, to upend its approach to packaging. Unilever announced …

Sustainability

3D printed vases turn your recycled water bottles into design objects

jan 22, 2017<p><b>giving a new sense of purpose to otherwise unused plastic water bottles, italian designer libero rutilo blends the trends of upcycling</b> …

Here's what happened to sea levels the last time Earth was this warm

The last time Earth's thermostat was cranked as high as it is today, sea levels were high enough to completely drown New Orleans (had it existed at the time), new research suggests.<p>Ocean surface temperatures around 125,000 years ago were comparable to those today, researchers report in the Jan. 20</i> …

Global Warming