Environment

7 Years in Prison for Former Top Volkswagen Manager

A federal judge in Michigan has sentenced a former high-level Volkswagen manager to seven years in prison for his part in the scheme to cheat emissions tests and defraud consumers.

Millions of babies, mostly in South Asia, risk brain damage from breathing toxic air, UNICEF warns

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Mother and baby next to a traditional cook stove in Bangladesh.

Unsustainable food systems threaten wild crop and dolphin species – IUCN Red List

Species of wild rice, wheat and yam are threatened by overly intensive agricultural production and urban expansion, whilst poor fishing practices have caused steep declines in the Irrawaddy Dolphin and Finless Porpoise, according to the latest update...

First ever tagging of Amazon dolphins to boost conservation efforts

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Freshwater dolphins being rounded up during tagging operation in Bolivia