People for sale: Where lives are auctioned for $400
Smugglers in Libya are auctioning migrants off as slaves. At a property outside Tripoli, CNN witnessed a dozen men go under the hammer in the space of minutes.
Fluoride exposure in utero linked to lower IQ in kids, study says | CNN
Increased levels of prenatal fluoride exposure may be associated with lower cognitive function in children, a new study says.
A Really Common Medication Has Been Linked to Doubled Risk of Stomach Cancer
A class of drugs commonly used to treat acid reflux and heartburn has been linked to a greater-than-doubled risk of developing stomach cancer, a recent study has shown.
A massive floating dumpsite has appeared in the Caribbean
In an area which is supposed to be one of the most pristine dive sites in the Caribbean, a massive floating pile of plastic garbage that stretches for kilometres has just appeared.
'Only God can save us': Yemeni children starve as aid is held at border
Iona Craig reports from Yemen where aid agencies cannot get vital shipments into the war-torn country already gripped by cholera outbreak
Pollution Kills More People Than Anything Else
A comprehensive report on environmental pollution shows that filthy air, contaminated water and other polluted parts of our environment kill more people each year than anything else– smoking, hunger, natural disasters, war, murder, AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria – costing us $4 trillion a year.
Save the Children says 130 children die every day in Yemen
CAIRO (AP) — An international aid group says an estimated 130 children or more die every day in war-torn Yemen from extreme hunger and disease. Save the Children said late on Wednesday that a continuing blockade by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shiite rebels is likely to further increase the death rate. It says over 50,000 children are believed to have died in 2017. Saudi Arabia blocked Yemen's ports after a rebel missile attack near Riyadh earlier in November. It said Monday the…
Delhi pollution crisis prompts city-wide emergency measures | CNN
The Delhi government is scrambling to introduce a series of city-wide emergency measures, as the capital braces for yet another day of heavy pollution.
2,100 cities exceed recommended pollution levels, fueling climate change | CNN
Climate change is a looming public health emergency, say experts in a new report, due to high pollution levels, warming temperatures and increased opportunities for disease.
Largest Ever Group of Scientists Issues Humanity an Urgent Warning: Time Is Running Out
In 1992, more than 1,700 concerned scientists - including the majority of living Nobel Laureates - penned an urgent warning to humanity at large. The message was simple: if we do not take drastic action, human misery will prevail and our planet wi
More than 50,000 Yemeni children 'will die by the end of the year'
More than 50,000 Yemeni children are likely to die by the end of the year as a result of disease and starvation caused by the stalemated war in the country, Save the Children has warned.
Coral Bleaching Has Ravaged Half of Hawaii's Reefs
Last week, scientists reported that half of Hawaii’s coral reefs suffered serious bleaching in 2014 and 2015 as part of an ongoing, three-year global bleaching event that researchers are still trying to get a handle on. Hawaii is home to some of the most spectacular reefs in the U.S., which bring in around $800…
What we're doing now will make the ocean completely unliveable
Climate change could reduce oxygen levels in the oceans by 40 per cent over the next 8000 years, leading to dramatic changes in marine life