Public Eye, the investigative NGO based in Switzerland, calls paraquat the world's deadliest weedkiller.
At the highest risk of large-scale pesticide pollution are several mass producers of rice and other grains in Asia.
Vulnerable communities disproportionately bear the brunt of environmental degradation caused by plastics pollution.
The link between exposure to chronic air pollution and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease is significant.
In 2018 alone more than 8 million people died from fossil fuel-related pollution, according to new research.
Pregnancy loss has economic, social and cultural costs for South Asian women and their families, quite apart from the health risks alone. Their leaders must reduce air pollution to promote maternal health.