New Delhi authorities have restricted many private vehicles from the roads to help lessen pollution as toxic smog in the city sparked a public health crisis.
A health emergency has been declared in India’s capital by an expert panel due to air pollution choking the city, with authorities ordering schools closed until November 5.
Children are five times more exposed to harmful air pollution while travelling to primary schools in London than at any other time of the day, a new study claims.
Hundreds of thousands of girls and young women are calling for the UK to make a promise to reduce single-use plastic.
Campaigner have hit out over dualling plans for the A96 amid fears more traffic will use the road, increasing air pollution.
Air pollution could shorten a child’s life by up to seven months, a study on one of the largest UK cities has suggested.
Scientists are encouraging the public in Aberdeen to get involved in a project to help monitor air quality across the region.
One in five new childhood asthma cases in the UK could be linked to traffic pollution, new research suggests.
Air pollution is a bigger global killer than smoking, research has shown.
South Korea has proposed a joint project with China to use artificial rain to clean the air in Seoul, where a sharp increase in pollution has caused alarm.
Glue-like substances secreted by bacteria are sticking tiny particles of plastic together in the ocean to form larger masses, scientists have discovered.
Two Aberdeen streets are among the most polluted in the country, according to new statistics released by a campaign group.
A north-east aquarium is joining others from around the world to tackle plastic pollution.
More than nine in 10 children around the world are living in areas of toxic air pollution, global health leaders have warned.
The UK’s first air-filtering bus, which claims to make the air around it cleaner while on the move, has been launched in Southampton.
Air pollution may be linked with an increased risk of developing dementia, research suggests.
A map exposing hidden litter hot spots around Scotland’s coastline has been unveiled in the fight against marine pollution.
Plans to build flats and a shop near Aberdeen airport have been withdrawn after concerns were expressed about the noise residents would have to put up with.
NHS Grampian has saved more than £4.5 million in medical costs due to falling emissions in the north-east.
A smog-busting device pioneered by Aberdeen academics has been showcased to US senators in a hope it will make factories greener.
Eels exposed to low levels of cocaine in rivers and other fresh water bodies could be getting hyperactive and suffering with muscle damage, according to new research.
Pollution from cars and vans costs almost £6 billion in damage to health each year in the UK, with the worst impact from diesel vehicles, research suggests.
A new Clean Air Act that meets international air quality guidelines should be established by the Government to protect heart health from toxic levels of pollution, a charity has suggested.
Scientists have found a possible link between cot death and exposure to certain pollutants.
A moss-covered bench which can absorb the same amount of air pollution as 275 trees is undergoing trials in London.
Scientists have developed fibre mats that they say can trap chemical pollution.
A German court has ruled that cities can impose driving bans on diesel cars to combat air pollution, according to reports.
Scientists believe carbon dioxide bursts from industry and land run off could cause irreparable damage to marine ecosystems after tests found acute levels of the gas cause starfish to dissolve.
Three Aberdeen streets are off the list of Scotland’s most polluted – but campaigners are still demanding action to protect children.
Motorists in the city could be penalised unless their vehicles have the cleanest engines, while other vehicles would be banned – with penalty levels expected to be more than £20 a day.