POLLUTION

POLLUTION

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  1. FILE PHOTO: Smoke is blown from a cargo ship off the coast of Falmouth

    COVID-19 pandemic forces ship owners to shelve anti-pollution gear

    Ship owners are postponing or cancelling the installation of "scrubbers" that extract harmful sulphur emissions from their vessels as the ...
  2. China's clampdown on pollution that is clogging up many of its cities has seen a wind-down in

    China extends pollution clampdown, warns COVID-19 makes meeting targets tougher

    China's finance ministry will allocate a total of 407.3 billion yuan (US$57.22 billion) to ecology and environment protection in 2020, up from ...
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    Ep 9: Toxic Town

    In March 2019, an industrial town in the southern Malaysian state of Johor was poisoned. An illegal dumping of toxic waste caused more than 4,000 ...
  4. Woman wearing a mask walks past buildings on a polluted day in Hebei

    China's smog-prone Hebei saw pollution fall 15% from Oct-March

    China's smog-prone northern province of Hebei met its air quality targets by a big margin over the winter after concerted efforts to tackle ...
  5. Newly-hatched babies leatherback sea turtles are seen before making its way into a sea for the firs

    Deserted Thai beaches lure rare turtles to build most nests in 20 years

    Thailand has found the largest number of nests of rare leatherback sea turtles in two decades on beaches bereft of tourists because of the ...
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    Ep 2: Plastic Wasteland

    In 2018 China stops importing recyclables, creating global chaos and flooding Southeast Asian countries with unwanted plastic. For Indonesia, ...