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- Vietnam Bans Unsafe Seafood in Central Provinces - Text + Audio - 6 May 2016
"Vietnamese officials have banned unsafe sea food in the country’s central provinces.
The ban comes almost a month after signs of a massive fish kill along the coast.
Activists and protesters think a steel company is to blame for the deaths of so many sea creatures."
- Plastic pollution - Audio + Script + Vocabulary + Questions - 11 February 2010
"Join Dan and Kate this week as they talk about pollution. How is plastic affecting the environment and what can we do to make the situation better?"
- Mealworms Can Eat Plastic Waste - Text + Audio + Video - 17 November 2015
"Plastic pollution is a growing problem on our planet. Scientists from the U.S. and China have discovered that mealworms can digest plastic.
One mealworm can digest a pill-sized amount of plastic a day."
- WHO: Cut Climate Pollutants, Save Lives - Text + Audio - 26 October 2015
"The World Health Organization says millions of premature deaths can be prevented each year by reducing short-lived climate pollutants.
A WHO reports recommends cutting these pollutants—black carbon, ozone and methane."
WHO = World Health Organization
- India to Monitor Air Pollution in 10 Cities - Text + Audio - 8 April 2015
"The Indian capital of New Delhi recently passed Beijing, China, for having the world’s most polluted air.
Now, Indian PM Narendra Modi is launching a national air quality index to monitor pollution levels in 10 of the country’s major cities.
Mr. Modi launched the air quality index this week."
- WHO: Millions Die Every Year from Air Pollution - Audio + Script
"Also this week, a new report says 2013 was one of the warmest years ever; how wind turbines in the sea may cut the power of severe storms;
and how scientists hope to produce electricity from the power of ocean waves."