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Using lichen as indicators of air quality

Henry Unwin

13th October, 2009

Curious about the air quality in your area? Lichen are nature's own indicators of polluted or pure air. Take part in a national survey that will help give scientists a greater insight into England's air quality more...
Traffic pollution in London

Political 'buck-passing' on air pollution risks lives

Tom Levitt

4th November, 2009

Attempts to halt and reverse a decade of worsening air quality in London are being held up by political indecision more...
Exhaust pollution from a car

Cyclists and pedestrians: how to avoid traffic pollution

Ecologist

13th October, 2009

New research on the distribution of air pollution has found that existing government monitoring may be inadaquate more...
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UK Government 'misleading' public on air pollution

Ecologist

2nd September, 2009

UK ranked amongst the worst polluters in Europe for airborne particles and nitrogen dioxide more...
The EU should set tougher industrial carbon emissions cuts

Air pollution reduces rainfall in China

Ecologist

1st September, 2009

Half a century of heavy industrial pollution in eastern China is reducing rainfall, increasing the risk of drought and threatening harvests. more...
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How to improve indoor air quality

Laura Sevier

3rd March, 2009

If you thought you could hide from smoke and smog indoors, you've got another thing coming. Laura Sevier takes a look at the problem of in-house pollution, and offers advice on what you can do to clear the air more...
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The eco-shoes with soles of coconut

Laura Sevier

1st June, 2008

What do you get if you cross a shoe with a coconut? A bounty for the feet. Laura Sevier meets Sven Segal, eco shoe designer and founder of the Po-Zu range, who has found a novel use for waste coconut husks. . .
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Hell for leather

Jim Wickens

1st June, 2008

Must-have handbags? shoes to die for? From cheap trinkets to luxury car interiors, Jim Wickens discovers the startling facts behind what we buy into when we buy leather goods.
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Europe threatens to sue UK over sulphur dioxide levels

News

4th September, 2007

The Government is facing legal action from the European Commission over levels of sulphur dioxide pollution in East England, the Campaign for Clean Air in London has revealed. more...

Sweeping emissions under the carpet

Peter Lockley

9th August, 2007

International aviation is the UK’s fastest-growing source of carbon emissions, and yet the government isn't even accounting for them. Peter Lockley explains why we urgently need to call a halt to airport expansion more...
In the News

Government committee critical of airline's carbon offsets

Ecologist

23rd July, 2007

The Environmental Audit Committee has slammed the aviation industry for a ‘diverse and generally unsatisfactory attitude’ towards their misuse of carbon offsets. more...
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BA 'fly in the face of science' with Newquay flights

News

21st March, 2007

British Airways yesterday launched a new service between Gatwick airport in London and Newquay, in Cornwall. more...

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Shell must close carcinogenic Philippines depot

News

8th March, 2007

The Supreme Court in the Philippines yesterday ordered the closure of Shell's Pandacan oil depot, which has been responsible for continuing carcinogenic air pollution. more...
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Breathe Easy?

Christine Loh

8th March, 2007

With news that storms caused by smog from Asian cities over the Pacific Ocean will melt Artic ice, Christine Loh, the CEO of Civic Exchange, looks at Hong Kong, where worsening air pollution causes on average four deaths a day. more...
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100-fold planned increase in Kent flights

News

8th February, 2007

Local communities in Dungeness, Kent, are facing a 100-fold increase in flights to and from Lydd Airport on Romney Marsh. more...

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