Coronavirus pandemic triggers reduction in global air pollution
March 23, 2020, 12:16 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers studying the declines say more lives may end up being saved from air quality improvements than are lost to the virus itself.
Air-purifying headphones aim to help urban dwellers breathe easy
February 12, 2020, 12:54 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Vacuum manufacturer Dyson drops a patent for headphones that filter air to an integrated mouthpiece.
A beautiful thing happened after coal-fired plants were shut down in the U.S.
January 7, 2020, 3 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Plants and people prospered where the facilities once stood.
Noise pollution is a major threat to many different kinds of animals, study finds
November 20, 2019, 11:45 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Species from all over the animal kingdom face serious danger from noise pollution, researchers warn.
This coyote almost died because humans can't pick up after themselves
November 14, 2019, 3:52 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
A community rallied to find a coyote trapped in plastic in the middle of a snowstorm.
Air pollution hits 'unbearable' levels in northern India
November 4, 2019, 11:44 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Breathing the northern Indian air is like smoking 2 packs of cigarettes a day.
Cigarette butts are the most pervasive man-made pollutant
July 22, 2019, 12:18 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
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