Little progress has been made on tackling air quality in Europe, new research shows, despite public outcry in many countries and increasing awareness of the health impacts of pollution.
Little progress made in tackling air pollution in Europe, research says
Skeletons and ‘lavish’ artefacts have been unearthed at an historic burial site in Lincolnshire, in eastern England.
Human remains and ‘lavish’ jewels unearthed at ancient burial site in England
Thousands of Dutch farmers drove tractors along highways causing major traffic jams on Wednesday, as part of their protest campaign against what they say are attempts to blame them for nitrogen pollution.
Dutch farmers clog roads across the Netherlands in third protest
Five siblings and a man believed to be their father were receiving medical treatment after Dutch police acting on a tip discovered them locked away in a secret room at an isolated farm, officials in the Netherlands said.
Dutch police discover five siblings locked away for years on farm
The Seventh Asia-Pacific Urban Forum (APUF-7) opened on Tuesday with a strong call for cities to take the lead and embrace a “can do” spirit in driving sustainable development goals (SDGs) across the region.
UN forum calls for decisive action in cities to deliver on SDGs
Nations around the world are “stumbling zombie-like into a digital welfare dystopia” in which artificial intelligence (AI) and other technologies are used to target, surveil and punish the poorest people, the United Nation’s monitor on poverty warned.
Big Tech allowed to target, surveil the poor, UN warns
While concussion rates remain higher among US high school students playing football than among those playing other sports, a new study also suggests these brain injuries are becoming less common in football practices and repeat concussions are happening less often in all sports.
Repeat concussions declining in US high school sports
China’s northern cities will be required to cut emissions of dangerous PM2.5 particles by an average of four percent this winter, according to a document issued by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment on Wednesday outlining its annual anti-pollution plan for winter.
China orders northern cities to cut winter PM2.5 levels by four percent
Indonesia warned its citizens of more choking smoke from forest fires on Tuesday as several provinces closed schools due to worsening air quality.
Indonesia shuts some schools as haze again clouds the skies

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