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Pure Earth, USC and Macquarie University Publish Landmark Lead Study in The Lancet Planetary Health Journal

The March 2021 issue of The Lancet Planetary Health journal includes an important paper that supports Pure Earth’s previous publications asserting the extent of the childhood lead poisoning crisis in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The paper, Blood lead levels … Continue reading


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Circle of Women: Creating Safe Spaces For Innovation And Health With Traditional Potters In Mexico

Why are women’s circles important? Because as women, we spend our time caring for others. We take care of men, the elderly, children, but sometimes we forget to also take care of ourselves. Women’s circles are important because historically, those … Continue reading


Stopping Dangerous Levels of Heavy Metals in Baby Food

A newly released government investigative report on baby foods has revealed dangerous levels of toxic heavy metals, including lead, mercury, arsenic and cadmium. It was issued on February 4, 2021, by the U.S. Congress (Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, … Continue reading


A Year Like No Other – Looking Back and Beyond 2020

At Pure Earth, we’ve defined 2020-2030 as the decade of delivering pollution solutions. Guided by CEO Richard Fuller and our new President and COO Mark Schnellbaecher, we’ve put together a ten-year strategic plan that builds upon 20 years of experience … Continue reading


The Ocean Pollution-Berg

What’s in our oceans? It’s an ocean pollution-berg and we’re just seeing the tip of the problem. A new study from  Dr. Philip Landrigan and our friends at Boston College links widespread pollution of our oceans to a multitude of … Continue reading


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