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The Pope on Pollution

While much of the conversation about the Pope’s encyclical has been about climate change, a quick look reveals that pollution is a big part of that equation. And he spotlights some of the key issues of the problem, including how pollution … Continue reading

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Pollution: 15 Facts That Might Surprise You

Think you know about pollution? Here are 15 facts about toxic pollution that you might not have known about. Pollution is the #1 cause of death in the world. Of the 9 million people killed by pollution worldwide, 8.7 million … Continue reading

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A Shower of Toxic Lead and the Mystery of Nine Dead Cows

This is the second post from Sarita Gupta, Blacksmith’s India director, from her recent trip visiting lead smelters in India. I work for Blacksmith Institute, which cleans up toxic pollution around the world. I never imagined sitting in my New … Continue reading

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