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The highly toxic chemicals are found in 98% of Californians, says Attorney General Rob Bonta.
Hair straightening products may double risk of uterine cancer
The decade-long study said Black women may be more affected because they tend to use hair straightening products more often.
Campaigners slam proposed delay to Europe’s new toxic chemical laws
A last minute policy change could spell ‘game over’ for the EU’s toxic chemical restrictions, campaigners warn.
Ozone layer passes ‘significant milestone’ on road to recovery
This is the year scientists predict the hole in the ozone layer will close.
Are ‘green’ household products really less toxic?
Scientists put ‘green’ detergents and eco-friendly dishwashing liquids to the test, and found they’re not necessarily better for the environment.
Scientists have found a way to break down toxic 'forever chemicals'
"Forever chemicals" don’t break down naturally in the environment, aren’t eaten by bacteria, and cannot be incinerated.
Toxic levels of 'forever chemicals' found in breast milk and tap water
There are calls for a crackdown on chemical pollution after potentially toxic levels of PFAS were found in breastfeeding mothers in France.
Why you shouldn’t get an air conditioner this summer
Thinking about buying an air conditioner to beat the summer heat? Climate campaigners want you to think again.
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.
Shocking rise in toxic pesticides on European fruit, says study
Is the fruit and veg you’re buying laced with cancer causing chemicals?
EU reveals plans for the ‘largest ever ban’ on toxic chemicals
Chemical companies create new substances every 1.4 seconds, using loopholes to evade regulations. Can a new EU ban stop them?
You eat a credit card's worth of plastic every week, says a new study
Microplastics are everywhere, including in our bodies. But how can we avoid them?
Pesticide misuse suspected in deaths of two children in Germany
Tests at the children's home showed the presence of phosphine, a highly toxic chemical.
Pollution is causing penises to shrink, warns this scientist
Sperm count, testosterone levels, penile length and overall human fertility are all being harmed by pollution.
Even babies in the womb can be harmed by microplastics
Plastic particles as big as cloud droplets are being absorbed by placenta cells, the Plastic Health Summit was told last week.
German prosecutors probe three people over deadly factory explosion
Three employees at the industrial park are suspected of negligent homicide and negligently causing an explosion.
Italians are asking Vogue to apologise for this 'hypocritical' cover
This month’s edition of Vogue Italia features a beautiful scene from Rosignano, cropping out a toxic chemical plant that pollutes the coast.
Landmark legal case launched over toxic 'forever chemicals' in the US
Chemours, a spin-off from DuPont - which was featured in the Hollywood film Dark Waters - is being sued in the EU Court of Justice.
Chempark factory blast in Germany likely caused by chemical reaction
An initial report into the explosion near Leverkusen in July has found that it was probably caused by a chemical reaction inside a waste storage tank.
One worker dead and six injured after chemical factory fire in Russia
One worker has died and six others are injured after a fire at the Kamenski chemical factory in Russia's Rostov region.