Pollution News week ending January 5th 2014

The articles from around the world that caught our eye this last week:

From thediplomat.com:
Pollution Threatens China’s Food Security
China’s soil and water pollution may seriously threaten food security in the coming years.

From theguardian.com:
Coal crackdown urged as air pollution breaches rise by 50% in Hunter Valley
Environment centre wants all coal wagons and stockpiles covered, and plans for a new coal terminal in Newcastle to be rejected.

From rappler.com:
2014 New Year air pollution in Metro Manila is triple last year’s
The amount of harmful particles in Metro Manila air during the first hours of 2014 was 10 times more than than safe levels.

From grist.org:
Tar-sands mining in Canada is unleashing mercury pollution
As if the oil-sands operations in Alberta weren’t bad enough, here’s another way they’re polluting the environment.

From rappler.com:
The solution to PH air pollution
We must do two things: shift to cleaner car fuel and solve our horrendous traffic problem.

From foodpoisoningbulletin.com:
Mass Produced Meat Causing Phosphorous Pollution
Mass produced meat, decoupled from crop production, is causing phosphorous pollution in waterways.

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