Pollution News week ending March 1st 2015


All of the blogs and news items we read this week: From theblaze.com: India’s Air Pollution Death Toll: More Than 1 Billion Years of Life New research estimates India’s air pollution is cutting 660 million lives short by three years on average. The study published Saturday in the Economic & Political Weekly highlights the extensiveness […]

Great Barrier Reef to be Placed on “World Heritage in Danger” List?

Great Barrier Reef to be Placed on "World Heritage in Danger" List?

The World Heritage Committee, currently meeting for its annual session in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh, has been tasked with determining if the Great Barrier Reef is in trouble. UNESCO raised concerns about the level of development along the Queensland coast and its impact on the World Heritage site, including water quality and the loss […]