Pollution

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Life in Plastic

A look at how microplastics are infiltrating our oceans, air, and bodies

Heat, Dust, Fever

India's climate adaptation plan for health should reflect regional and national needs

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The Tangled Problem of Sugarcane Burning in Thailand

Agricultural burning is causing dangerously high air pollution levels, but stopping it is complicated

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Every Breath We Take

Air pollution is a pernicious threat linked to millions of deaths each year

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Smoggy Cities

Ghostly images of some of the world's most polluted metropolises

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Scenes From COP26

The world's major leaders, inspiring activists, even giant puppets—snapshots from the Glasgow climate meeting

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Family Affair: Coronavirus and the Climate Crisis

In the Bay of Bengal, where Cyclone Amphan collided with COVID-19, a glimpse of why we need environmental sustainability

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What to do About Type 2

Aging, obesity, and poor diet are driving the diabetes epidemic worldwide—and so is air pollution

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Wildfires, Air Quality, and the Risk of Lung Diseases

Respiratory diseases caused by invisible "PM2.5" particles released by wildfires are a significant health risk to people