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Swim the Seine: Paris plans river cleanup ahead of 2024 Olympics
Officials are hoping to reduce pollution levels in the Seine to make it safe to swim in ahead of an Olympic river race in 2024. However high levels of e.coli, sewage and industrial dumping pose huge challenges.
Discharged sewage is making swimmers sick in the UK
The beaches of the renowned holiday destination the Isle of Wight are contaminated with human waste. The issue has led to people getting sick.
Water shortages could become a 'global crisis'
On World Water Day, the United Nations says hundreds of millions of children are at risk from inadequate or unsafe drinking water
Robo-shark: Plastic waste has a new enemy
'It's our dream to deploy these things around the world to clean up while we're asleep and hopefully make an impact on our environment.'
Electric vehicles need nickel but what is the human cost of mining it?
Forests have been cleared and oceans have turned red in the pursuit of nickel.
Port behind 10% of Belgium's CO₂ emissions adopts carbon-slashing tech
A carbon footprint heavyweight, Antwerp-Bruges aims to reinvent itself as the world's most sustainable port
How 46 international partners are working on a green future for ports
PIONEERS project coordinator Inge De Wolf highlights the benefit of bringing 46 international partners together to work on a greener future for ports
Ohio train disaster: Concerns linger as toxic waste is disposed of
Famous lawyer Erin Brokovich led a town hall meeting for concerned residents on Friday.
How can human hair be used to fight pollution?
Belgian NGO Dung Dung uses human hair clippings to absorb environmental pollutants in water.
Meet the Venezuelan engineers pumping clean water for villagers
Our idea is to attack the existing problems of drinking water consumption and provide solutions to the communities.
Thousands of experts meet to tackle global plastic waste
More than 2,000 experts have met in Uruguay to discuss global plastic pollution and to take their first steps toward ending the crisis.
Australian rubbish tip removes forever chemicals from rainwater
The technology uses minimal energy and no extra chemicals, says the company.
Ukraine estimates €35bn in environmental damage from Russian invasion
A new methodology from the Ukrainian government has revealed the 7-month war alone has caused 31 million tonnes of CO2 emissions.
This project is waging war on the plastic that poisons our rivers
LIVES, a pioneering European project, is tackling the massive problem of plastic in cross-border rivers and streams. So far a staggering 260 tons of waste has been removed.
French company unveils first zero emissions ferry in Marseille
Anchored in port, the ferry runs on electricity. At sea, special filters with sodium bicarbonate reduce its emissions to practically zero. But there is a catch.
Rainwater is no longer safe to drink anywhere on Earth, scientists say
Scientists are calling for tighter restrictions on PFAS which persist in the environment for years.
Fisherman catches record-breaking 300kg giant stingray in Cambodia
Local residents nicknamed the stingray "Boramy,” or “full moon,” because of its round shape.
Is tap water safe to drink in the US?
Scientists have linked some toxic chemicals to cancers, liver damage, low birth weight and other health problems.
'The sea is clean': People in Gaza finally swim on their beaches again
"We couldn't come before because the sea was polluted and if we did, our children used to come back home with viruses and skin diseases," says one Gazan local.
Volunteer divers clear tons of dangerous 'ghost nets' from the Greek coastline
Huge carpets of nets and equipment left behind from fish farms abandoned a decade ago are posing a threat to marine life off Ithaca. A consortium of divers from across Europe is fighting back.