pollution

Severe air pollution reported in Bosnian industrial cities

Air pollution in major cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina has again reached alarming levels, with the concentration of pollutants exceeding permitted limits in Tuzla, Zenica and Sarajevo, the...

Report: A quarter of children under 5 years old die from pollution

More than a quarter of children under the age of 5 worldwide die from environmental degradation and pollution, a group of environmental organisations said Monday.

Study: 73 per cent of largest Chinese cities' watersheds polluted

At least one-third of China's lakes and rivers are unfit for human use and 73 per cent of watersheds supplying water to the 30 largest cities have medium to high pollution levels, according to a...

Slavonski Brod residents protest against air pollution caused by Bosnian oil refinery

The protest was organised by an informal citizens' initiative called "We want clean air in Slavonski Brod," which said one could no longer remain passive about the air pollution issue because,...

Pollution-related deaths in China

Air pollution caused 1.2 million premature deaths in China in 2010, according to the Global Burden of Disease report released by British medical journal The Lancet.

Environment Pollutant Register twinning project launched

The project envisages educational workshops to improve the quality of reporting on pollutants and facilitate access to web applications for environment protection in Croatia.

 
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Three ministers discuss air pollution with Slavonski Brod officials

Minister Dobrovic said that it was clear that the Rafinerija Brod oil refinery in neighbouring Bosnia and Herzegovina was the main source of air pollution that significantly impaired the quality...

Worrying level of air pollution in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The border value of dust in the air considered to be hazardous to health in Bosnia and Herzegovina is 50 micrograms and the values measured in the country's capital indicate an extraordinary...