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the packaging industry is not taking responsibility waste is not just an issue for the individual

Dinyar Godrej explains why the packaging industry loves shunting the blame on individual consumers

The Chinese waste ban is giving the global recycling industry an enormous headache. ... Beijing has last year banned the imports of 24 varieties of solid waste, including types of plastic and unsorted paper.

Adam Liebman explains why we need a less rosy notion of what actually happens to our recycling.

Nick Dowson highlights the issues up for debate, obstacles to negotiations and where all this leaves the...

Violeta Santos Moura reports from Poland, where reliance on coal kills some 45,000 people each year.

Residents from a coastal village in the Gambia are suing a Chinese-owned fishmeal plant accused of pollution, writes...

Air pollution India: Smog near Delhi. Photo: Saurabh Kumar, Creative Commons

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When smog stops play, you know it’s real bad. Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes.

Smoke and Mirrors: an immersive multimedia project about the environmental and social crisis of cooking smoke.

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An immersive feature reveals Malawi’s health and environmental crisis. Ingrid Gercama and Nathalie...

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Connor Woodman reveals the ties that bind transnational mining companies to the Indonesian occupation.

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Last night’s action stopped a mass deportation charter flight from flying to Nigeria and Ghana. Members of Plane...

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These three activists took a leap of faith; we need to respond in kind, writes Arthur Franklyn.

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The British-Australian mine of Cerro Matoso has been linked to birth defects, pollution, poverty and paramilitary pay-offs....

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The latest Polyp cartoon, from October's New Internationalist magazine.

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A new climate deal is expected to be agreed upon soon by the International Civil Aviation Organization, is a cop-out, writes...

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Risky commercial experiments put these mostly unexplored and fragile areas at risk, writes Payal Sampat.

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Critics are protesting the company’s reported practice of pollution, tax evasion and capital flight. Miriam Rose...

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This photo and video gallery surveys just some of the civil disobedience that recently took place in Germany.

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