Michael Jäcker-Cüppers on the hazards of noise
A blanket of thick smog carrying harmful particulate matter has engulfed large parts of northern India and Pakistan. Hospitals in the region are witnessing a huge spike in patients suffering from respiratory problems.
The Indian capital is covered in a blanket of thick smog as the concentration of harmful particulate matter in the air reached hazardous levels. Local officials have asked schools to remain shut until Sunday.
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.
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.
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