2017 on course to be deadliest on record for land defenders.

Deaths of environmental activists locked in conflict with mining, logging and agricultural companies across three continents has passed 150.

The number of people killed this year while defending their community’s land, natural resources or wildlife has passed 150 – meaning 2017 is on course to be the deadliest year on record.

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Sewage plants are leaking millions of tiny plastic beads into Britain's seas.

Sewage plants are leaking millions of tiny plastic beads into Britain's seas

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Sadiq Khan must do more to tackle London's air pollution, say health experts.

London mayor Sadiq Khan has been urged to do more to tackle the capital’s air pollution crisis by leading health experts and academics.

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Sadiq Khan asks car manufacturers to give funds towards tackling London’s toxic air.

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has written to three leading car manufacturers asking them to contribute to the fund set up to tackle the capital’s air pollution crisis.

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Protect indigenous people to help fight climate change, says UN rapporteur.

Protect indigenous people to help fight climate change, says UN rapporteur

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Revealed: Every Londoner breathing dangerous levels of toxic air particle.

The scale of London’s air pollution crisis was laid bare on Wednesday, with new figures showing that every person in the capital is breathing air that exceeds global guidelines for one of the most dangerous toxic particles.

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Poorest London children face health risks from toxic air, poverty and obesity.

Tens of thousands of the poorest children in London are facing a cocktail of health risks including air pollution, obesity and poverty that will leave them with lifelong health problems, according to a new report.

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