Cut out the Fireworks

Popular fireworks should be replaced with cleaner drone and laser light shows to avoid the highly damaging impact on wildlife, domestic pets, and the broader environment.

Unnecessary Deaths by Fire

Each year, 20,000 premature deaths in the United States are caused by the smoke from human-ignited fires.

A Lungful of Flying Lead

Children living near a small airport in Santa Clara County, California have been found to have concerning levels of the poisonous metal lead in their blood.

Deep-sea Soot

Up to one a half million tonnes of carbon, soot, and other particles from combustion end up in deep-sea trenches every year.

Breathing Plastic

In Auckland, 74 metric tonnes of microplastics are dropping out of the atmosphere onto the city every year, the equivalent of more than 3 million plastic bottles falling from the sky.

Shipwrecked Sediments

Eighty years after it sank, a World War 2 warship is still polluting the local ecosystem.

Washed into Dust

The Salton Sea, California’s most polluted inland lake, is turning into toxic dust caused by a decline in Colorado River flow.

Water Stress

Five years after the onset of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, there is a prevalence of depression and post traumatic stress disorder amongst its residents.

Smoke in the Mountains

Around 30 million people in Europe live in mountain valleys. A large part of this population is more affected by air pollution than previously assumed.

Rising Injustice

Global Warming is likely to lead to a huge increase in heat-induced labour loss, which will mainly impact those who work outdoors and for low wages. A tragic example of environmental injustice.