Michael Jäcker-Cüppers on the hazards of noise
Would you like a side of plastic with your fish dish? Well, you might get it whether you like it or not. Ocean plastic pollution is pervasive. Scientists are trying to figure out the impact on human health.
India's Supreme Court has temporarily banned the sale of firecrackers in Delhi ahead of Diwali, a festival marked by bursting firecrackers and lighting lamps. The ruling came after several children filed a petition.
Authorities are struggling to contain colonies of fire ants brought into Japan in shipping containers, with fears rising that this aggressive and rapidly-multiplying species will wreak havoc on local flora and fauna.
Air pollution poses a serious health risk in many European cities. But specific solutions are within reach.
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