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Smog has been reported in some areas of London

London smog contributing to health problems and death in the city

Much has been reported about the smog that is negatively impacting the health of millions of people in China. However, the problem has also been seen in London. A recent study has revealed that London is currently experiencing ‘very high’ air pollution levels, reaching ’10′ on the government’s score of 1-10. This has been caused by a combination of high[Read More...]

Heading for a nuclear winter? China’s air pollution reaches critical levels

Heading for a nuclear winter? China’s air pollution reaches critical levels

Imagine living in a country where you couldn’t even trust the air that you breathe for fear of contracting a serious health problem as a result. Well in China, that exact scenario is playing out with Chinese scientists warning that the country’s air pollution is now so toxic that it resembles a nuclear winter. The country has been well known[Read More...]

Fracking linked to nuclear waste in drinking water

Fracking linked to nuclear waste in drinking water

An energy company has been stopped from fracking in Lancashire because of the levels of radioactive waste that would be produced from its fracking. Energy company Cuadrilla has withdrawn applications for permits to frack in the region after Environment Agency (EA) said it would not grant a radioactive substances permit until it was sure the water will be disposed of[Read More...]

Elderly woman who lost everything becomes one of the leading conservationists in Europe

Elderly woman who lost everything becomes one of the leading conservationists in Europe

One woman has told of how she was given a new lease on life despite losing everything, after becoming a leading conservationist in her country. June Haimoff, 90, once had it all. She lived a luxurious and privileged “jet-set lifestyle” complete with a great house, loving partner and an expensive boat to top it all off. However, it was not[Read More...]

‘No way back’: Visionaries in Iceland create ‘Clean Vision’ for a sustainable economy

‘No way back’: Visionaries in Iceland create ‘Clean Vision’ for a sustainable economy

Visionaries in Iceland have come up with a sustainable, blueprint aimed at creating a radical new alternative to aggressive consumerism and burgeoning debt that is crippling society. After the banking crash that almost crippled the country, ordinary people have teamed up with scientists, economists, farmers and other visionaries to put forward ideas and solutions which would increase self-sufficiency and support[Read More...]