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Dirty business: mafia's toxic waste crimes spread across Europe

The illegal dumping of domestic and sometimes even hazardous industrial waste by the mafia has long been a problem in Italy. Now it has emerged that

The illegal dumping of domestic and sometimes even hazardous industrial waste by the mafia has long been a problem in Italy. Now it has emerged that

Europe

Environmental pollution: full debate

To watch the full ‘On The Frontline’ debate about environmental pollution in Europe, please click on the link above.

To watch the full ‘On The Frontline’ debate about environmental pollution in Europe, please click on the link above.

News

Italy discovers biggest illegal waste dump in Europe

Officials in Italy have began excavating what they believe is the biggest illegal waste dump in Europe. Everything from chemicals and plastics to

Officials in Italy have began excavating what they believe is the biggest illegal waste dump in Europe. Everything from chemicals and plastics to

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Alert in Mexico after thieves steal radioactive material

Five states in Mexico have been put on high alert after the theft of a radioactive substance described by authorities as “very dangerous”. A van

Five states in Mexico have been put on high alert after the theft of a radioactive substance described by authorities as “very dangerous”. A van

Science_technology

Do you know: can we eat toxic waste?

Eventually, yes! Michail Yakimov from Institute for Coastal Marine Environment explains how waste in the sea gets eaten by bacteria, which are then

Eventually, yes! Michail Yakimov from Institute for Coastal Marine Environment explains how waste in the sea gets eaten by bacteria, which are then

Science_technology

E-waste: a lucrative but deadly business

Kibera in Kenya’s capital Nairobi is the biggest slum in Africa and one of the largest in the world. Like many of its inhabitants, Leonard Ngatia

Kibera in Kenya’s capital Nairobi is the biggest slum in Africa and one of the largest in the world. Like many of its inhabitants, Leonard Ngatia

News

Chevron assets sought to pay damages bill

Ecuadorian victims who have won a 13-billion-euro environmental case against Chevron Corporation are to pursue legal action against the company

Ecuadorian victims who have won a 13-billion-euro environmental case against Chevron Corporation are to pursue legal action against the company

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US oil company ordered to pay billions in compensation to Ecuador

An appeal court in Ecuador ruled that the US oil company Chevron should pay 18 billion dollars in damages after being accused of polluting the Amazon

An appeal court in Ecuador ruled that the US oil company Chevron should pay 18 billion dollars in damages after being accused of polluting the Amazon

Europe

EU tightens nuclear waste disposal rules

The EU has agreed tougher rules on the disposal of nuclear waste. The new pan-European plan will mean radioactive rubbish from the 27 member state

The EU has agreed tougher rules on the disposal of nuclear waste. The new pan-European plan will mean radioactive rubbish from the 27 member state

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German nuclear waste goes nowhere fast

Anti-nuclear activists have continued to block a convoy of reprocessed atomic waste from reaching a storage depot near the German town of

Anti-nuclear activists have continued to block a convoy of reprocessed atomic waste from reaching a storage depot near the German town of