Pollution can take many forms.
Air, water, solid waste - most agree that pollution is harmful for people and other life on Earth. But more controversial is how to best prevent it - and clean it up.
Facing their biggest scandal in recent history, German automakers are scrambling to save face. Environmentalists view their overtures with skepticism, but say recent developments point to a tipping point on the horizon
Every year, 6 trillion cigarettes are disposed of, and plastic butts are filled with toxic chemicals, like arsenic. a single cigarette butt can pollute up to one thousand liters of water. Even if you switch to E-Cigarettes, are you really helping the environment?
One of the most pressing issues of our time is the impact of single-use plastics on our lives. Last month, the European Parliament supported a wide-ranging ban on single-use plastics - in an attempt to counter pollution from discarded items that end up in oceans and landfills. Now, environmental group Greenpeace says the world's biggest food group isn't doing enough.