Pollution

Pink supermoon: How to watch the biggest and brightest full moon of 2020 this week

3 hours ago   |   The Independent

Clear skies and less air pollution mean April could be the best time to witness the celestial event in 2020
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Pandemic lockdown is making the Earth vibrate less, seismologists say

Pandemic lockdown is making the Earth vibrate less, seismologists say

4 hours ago   |   Metro

Human noise is dropping as millions of people stop moving about (Credits: Nasa/Planet Pix via ZUMA Wire/REX) The social restrictions placed on the world's population due to the...
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VIDEO: Growing fears for stag with rope stuck around antlers on Lewis

VIDEO: Growing fears for stag with rope stuck around antlers on Lewis

9 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

A retired marine consultant fears that a stag he has observed parading through moorland with rope entangled in its antlers could suffer “catastrophic” injuries. Morris MacLeod...
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Roma suffer under EU's 'environmental racism', report concludes

14 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Thousands live in squalor due to policies of exclusion and deprivation, says study Europe's Roma communities are often living on polluted wastelands and lacking running water...
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Toxic smog above Madrid disappears during coronavirus lockdown

1 day ago   |   Metro

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video The skyline in Madrid has cleared up as a result of the Covid-19...
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Life on the inside: 10 ways to be eco-friendly during lockdown

1 day ago   |   Belfast telegraph

The coronavirus shutdown has already cleared the roads of rush hour traffic as people across the nation ditch their daily commute to work, resulting in reduced air pollution.
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Scientists say ocean life could rebound in 30 years - if we act now

1 day ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The glory of the world's oceans could be restored within a...
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Will SARS-CoV-2 have a long-term impact on the climate?

Will SARS-CoV-2 have a long-term impact on the climate?

2 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / China has seen pollution levels plunge. COVID-19 is bad for human activity and enterprise. Human activity and enterprise is bad for the environment. So since our...
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Drop in pollution levels shows working from home is way forward, says Armagh Observatory scientist

Drop in pollution levels shows working from home is way forward, says Armagh Observatory scientist

2 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Employers should continue to let staff members work from home after the lockdown is lifted to help the environment, an astrophysicist has said.
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15 surprising ways pollution could potentially affect your health

15 surprising ways pollution could potentially affect your health

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Researchers have found a link between exposure to air pollution and numerous health issues, such as an increased risk of stroke or kidney disease. One study found that people...
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Why is Boris Johnson in hospital and what's the latest on his condition as...

Why is Boris Johnson in hospital and what's the latest on his condition as he is treated for coronavirus?

Boris Johnson spent the night in hospital 10 days after testing positive for coronavirus Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spent the night in hospital after being admitted on... Read more ...

Russian claims Boris Johnson 'on a ventilator' rubbished as 'disinformation'

Russian claims Boris Johnson 'on a ventilator' rubbished as 'disinformation'

A state-owned Russian news agency published claims the PM was 'urgently' hospitalised and kept on a ventilator after his coronavirus symptoms persisted - but Number 10 said it... Read more ...

Man Utd star Luke Shaw calls for Premier League to be scrapped and Liverpool...

Man Utd star Luke Shaw calls for Premier League to be scrapped and Liverpool denied title

Manchester United star Luke Shaw wants the Premier League season voided. Read more ...

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson in 'good spirits' after 'comfortable' night in...

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson in 'good spirits' after 'comfortable' night in hospital

Boris Johnson is in "good spirits" after spending a "comfortable" night in hospital and remains there under observation, Downing Street has said. Read more ...

Care worker and ‘amazing aunt' died after 25 years of helping the sick

Care worker and ‘amazing aunt' died after 25 years of helping the sick

Carol Jamabo , with her sons Tonye Selema and Abiye Selema The first care worker to have died after contracting coronavirus has been named by her family as Carol Jamabo. Ms... Read more ...

Ed Miliband RETURNS to Labour's top team as new leader Keir Starmer unveils...

Ed Miliband RETURNS to Labour's top team as new leader Keir Starmer unveils new-look shadow cabinet

Mr Miliband has been brought back as shadow business secretary as Sir Keir announced a second wave of changes after replacing Jeremy Corbyn. Read more ...

Two teams in, two out for Tyrrells Premier 15s

Two teams in, two out for Tyrrells Premier 15s

Sale Sharks and Exeter Chiefs have been invited to compete in the Tyrrells Premier 15s for the next three seasons, replacing Richmond and Waterloo. The Rugby Football Union on... Read more ...

Josh Magennis: Michael O'Neill's Northern Ireland departure is heartbreaking...

Josh Magennis: Michael O'Neill's Northern Ireland departure is heartbreaking but we must accept it

Philosophical Josh Magennis says the impact of the deadly coronavirus outbreak has suddenly put Michael O'Neill's expected departure as Northern Ireland manager into perspective. Read more ...

FIFA 'extend season indefinitely' allowing 2019/20 Premier League to be finish

FIFA 'extend season indefinitely' allowing 2019/20 Premier League to be finish

World football's governing body will reportedly confirm that they are set to alter the dates of the summer transfer window and allow for contract extensions Read more ...

Tyson Fury claims maybe Deontay Wilder's 40lbs ring walk costume excuse was...

Tyson Fury claims maybe Deontay Wilder's 40lbs ring walk costume excuse was genuine

Tyson Fury produced a performance for the ages - flooring Wilder twice before the American's camp throw in the towel in the seventh round in Las Vegas in February. Read more ...