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  1. The Buriganga connects the capital with the southern coastal districts through a network of rivers

    Bangladesh factories ordered shut to save key river

    Bangladesh's high court has ordered the shutdown of 231 factories that have contributed to Dhaka's main river becoming one of the world's most ...
  2. A road is seen with smog next to a sugar cane burnt plantations in Suphan Buri province, north of B

    Smog forces Bangkok schools to shut, but respite in doubt due to crop burning

    Thailand's capital on Tuesday ordered schools closed due to unhealthy levels of air pollution, and there were doubts whether the situation would ...
  3. The Interceptor has been deployed on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur to collect trash in the Klang

    Solar-powered barge a key 'interceptor' for plastic waste

    Scooping waste from a Malaysian river to stop it reaching the sea, a solar-powered barge named the "Interceptor" is the latest weapon in a global ...
  4. China cut its national average level of airborne PM2.5 particles by 27 percent between 2015 and 2019

    New obstacles ahead in China's pollution fight: Report

    China's fight against pollution faces new threats from rising levels of harmful ozone gas despite an "impressive" reduction in other airborne ...
  5. Buildings shrouded in smog, are pictured as Mexico's government ordered schools in and around

    Prenatal air pollution exposure tied to childhood blood sugar

    Kids who are exposed to air pollution in the womb may have higher blood sugar levels during childhood than kids without this exposure, according ...
  6. Fog and smog in Milan

    Italy slaps curbs on cars as pollution chokes cities

    More than a dozen cities and towns across Italy introduced traffic curbs on Wednesday in a bid to cut harmful emissions following a spike in ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: Buildings are engulfed in fog in Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi

    Coal-fired plants around New Delhi running despite missing emissions deadline

    Coal-fired utilities around New Delhi were still operating on Wednesday despite threats from the Indian authorities to close them down if they had ...
  8. Thick fog has reduced visibility across northern India

    Hundreds of flights delayed as fog engulfs northern India

    Dense fog and hazardous air pollution blanketed northern India and disrupted hundreds of flights on Monday, as harsh winter weather sent ...