pollution

Air pollution resurges in London, Paris and Rome as coronavirus lockdowns ease in European capital cities and levels of nitrogen dioxide return to almost pre-pandemic levels New report reveals a rise...

Air pollution in the atmosphere over Europe remains low despite easing of lockdown restrictions, satellite data shows Lockdown restrictions to slow coronavirus led to a drop in air pollution levels Satellite...

London’s air pollution levels are down by almost 60 per cent since lockdown was enforced, scientists reveal Scientists recorded methane and CO2 levels at the top of the BT tower  Took measurements between...

Sound of the sea: Underwater noise pollution from ships plummets during the coronavirus lockdown offering respite for ‘stressed’ whales and other marine life The COVID-19 crisis has seen a...

High levels of air pollution may be ‘one of the most important contributors’ to deaths from coronavirus with 78 per cent of COVID-19 fatalities in Europe occurring in areas with high levels...

Air pollution across Europe remains down 45 per cent as strict quarantine measures force people to stay at home, new satellite images show Nitrogen dioxide levels across Europe have dropped across lockdown...

Air pollution from 12th century British lead mines ‘was as bad as the industrial revolution’ and has been detected in glacial ice from the Swiss Alps Researchers studied lead pollution from layers...

Levels of harmful microscopic particles in London’s air are HALF what they would normally be in March as UK coronavirus lockdown leads to huge reduction in road traffic pollution Nitrogen dioxide...

Air pollution and carbon monoxide levels in New York fall rapidly as people stay at home and traffic is reduced by over a third amid coronavirus crisis Traffic levels in New York have fallen by a third...

Thousands of lives have been SAVED in China since the coronavirus outbreak started, claim scientists after lockdowns drive down air pollution around the globe Countries have introduced a range of measures...

Air pollution levels drop across London as Britons stay at home and coronavirus lockdowns cut dangerous emissions around the globe London nitrogen dioxide levels dropped by a third between Sunday and...

Light pollution caused by the bright beams from ships is playing havoc with Arctic marine animals by masking natural light from the moon, stars and aurora borealis During the long polar nights, sea creatures...

EU satellite image shows 30 PER CENT decrease in air pollution over China as coronavirus outbreak forces factories to close, flights to be grounded and citizens to go into quarantine Copernicus tracked...

Dramatic cuts to air pollution in Europe and Asia could SPEED UP climate change in the short term and lead to heatwaves and heavier rainfall – but ‘doing nothing would be worse’ Cutting...

Pollution from the industrial revolution in England 240 years ago contaminated the ice on top of the Himalayas long before anyone stood on their peaks Ice cores taken from the Himalayas in 1997 showed...

Artificial light pollution is threatening the survival of fireflies by disrupting their mating displays – and very bright LED bulbs are making things worse Researchers surveyed firefly experts from...