(NEW YORK) -- One out of every six deaths in 2019 were attributed to pollution, according to a new estimate published in The Lancet Planetary Health. The analysis, led by an international team of scientists, indicates that pollution played a role in 9 million deaths... Read More.
ALERT – PLEASE KNOW BEFORE YOU DIG. Not only is fecal pollution impacting our shellfish growers, but biotoxins along with fecal pollution are closing our beaches for casual weekend recreational shellfish harvesting, including clams, oysters, and scallops. It is imperative you check the Washington... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Marginalized communities, especially those with higher-than-average minority populations, are more likely to be exposed to air pollution in the U.S., according to new research. Communities with large populations of Black, Asian and Hispanic or Latino residents have been found to experience more... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Despite COVID-19 shutdowns temporarily clearing the air in many major cities, damaging air pollution was persistently higher in more minority and lower-income neighborhoods, compared to whiter, higher-income neighborhoods, according to a new study led by researchers at George Washington University. "This... Read More.
Jackson Browne will be performing during a virtual benefit concert for the Plastic Pollution Coalition that takes place this Saturday at 9 p.m. ET. The event, dubbed the Magnificent May Virtual Concert, will be streamed live from Los Angeles. The concert's lineup also includes Ben... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS, JON SCHLOSBERG, GINGER ZEE and LINDSEY GRISWOLD, ABC News(MIAMI) -- An unprecedented fish kill in Miami's Biscayne Bay this summer has brought a new push to address issues caused by sea level rise and pollution.Sea-level... Read More.
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- With record wildfires raging throughout the West, public safety experts said it's critical for residents to protect their lungs from poor air quality. Wildfire smoke is typically a harsh mix of gases and fine... Read More.