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Researchers studied lead detection technologies to recommend affordable methods for under-resourced communities in India and beyond 
July 11, 2024

New Research Ranks The Health Impacts Of 16 Chemical Pollutants: Lead stands out as the chemical of concern with the largest impact
June 24, 2024

Global Study Exposes High Lead Levels in Consumer Products Across Multiple Cities in 25 Countries
May 1, 2024

First Mining Communities Achieve Fairmined Certification in the Amazon,
October, 2023

Pure Earth: First-of-its-Kind Lead Contamination Study Shows High Levels of Lead in Consumer Goods and Foods Produced in Low- and Middle-Income Countries and Available Globally Including in the U.S.
September 12, 2023

Environmental Health Nonprofit Pure Earth Honors Jewelry Industry Leader Iris Van der Veken with Impact Award
September 7, 2023

Bangladeshi Film On Childhood Lead Poisoning Won The Grand Prix Award In World Health Organization’s Film Festival 
June 7, 2023

Karen Mathiasen among Honorees for Pure Earth’s 2023 International Women’s Day
March 7, 2023

Pure Earth Teams with Brilliant Earth and Alliance for Responsible Mining
November 15, 2022

New Gold Collection Launches To Support Pure Earth, Protect The Amazon Rainforest
October 5, 2022

Pure Earth Receives Major Donation to Help Five Countries Protect Children From Lead Poisoning, 
September 13, 2022

Award-Winning Actor, Environmentalist Matthew Modine Joins Pure Earth
April 19, 2022

Carol M. Browner to Receive “Force of Nature” Award from Pure Earth on International Women’s Day, March 7, 2022

Is Your Thanksgiving Stuffing Contaminated With Toxic Lead?, November 24, 2021

Pure Earth Receives $8 Million to Expand Work to Solve the Global Lead Poisoning Crisis, October 19, 2021

New Research Confirms Findings Of Childhood Lead Poisoning Crisis In Low- And Middle-Income Countries, March 10, 2021

Pure Earth, Clarios Foundation and UNICEF launch Protecting Every Child’s Potential: A Future Free from Lead Exposure, Oct. 14, 2020

A third of the world’s children poisoned by lead, new groundbreaking analysis says, UNICEF and Pure Earth, July 30, 2020.  FrenchSpanishArabic 

Pure Earth, Clarios Foundation and UNICEF announce global partnership to protect children from lead exposure, July 29, 2020

Combatting pollution and its effects on the health of children in Madagascar, UNICEF and Pure Earth, July 10, 2019

Model Mafia Activists Join Nonprofit Pure Earth and Over 30 Leading Jewelry Designers to Raise Awareness and Fight Pollution in the Fashion Industry and Beyond, March 2019

Global Pollution Fighter Richard Fuller is honored with the Medal of the Order of Australia, June 18, 2018

Press Release: Pure Earth Launches Leadership Council To Accelerate Action on Global Pollution Crisis, July 2017

Press Release: Pure Earth Curates A One-Of-A-Kind Jewelry Collection To Fight Pollution From Toxic Gold Mining, March 31, 2017

Yearlong Program Launches To Transform Chichiqueros Gold Mining Community In Peru’s Rainforest Into Mercury-Free Model. Project Led By Nonprofit Pure Earth, With Support From Jewelry Company Brilliant Earth, Jan. 16, 2017

Effort Launching in Brazil to Identify and Map Toxic Pollution Hotspots Threatening Health of Children and Families; Laying Groundwork for Cleanup, Nov. 16, 2016

New report, The World’s Worst Pollution Problems 2016: The Toxics Beneath Our Feet, from Pure Earth and Green Cross Switzerland, Updates the Top Ten Polluting Industries, Oct. 25, 2016

Media Alert:  Teleconference for Release of The World’s Worst Pollution Problems Report 2016 from Pure Earth and Green Cross Switzerland, Oct, 2016

Pure Earth Pure Gold Auction Opens, April 1, 2016

Jewelry Designers Join forces with Nonprofit Pure Earth To Raise Awareness About The Largest Cause of Global Mercury Emissions – Artisanal Gold Mining, April 2016

The World’s Top Six Toxic Threats Affect 95 Million People, Steal 14.7 Million Years of Life At Contaminated Sites, Oct. 20, 2015

Media Alert: Release of 2015 World’s Worst Pollution Problems Report From Pure Earth and Green Cross Switzerland – “The New Top Six Toxic Threats: A Priority List for Remediation”, October 14, 2015

Global Alliance Launches Commission on Pollution, Health and Development To Address Largest Cause of Death in Developing Countries, Oct 1, 2015

Newly Published, “The Brown Agenda: My Mission To Clean Up The World’s Most Life-Threatening Pollution”, By Pure Earth Founder, Richard Fuller, Makes Amazon “Hot New Release” List, August 11, 2015

Blacksmith Institute Announces Name Change, March 10, 2015

New Report Highlights Top Ten Cleanups Saving Lives and Health of Millions, Jan. 27, 2014

MEDIA ALERT – New Report: Top Ten Countries Turning the Corner on Toxic Pollution – 2014/2015, Jan, 27, 2014

New research shows nearly half the children in Mexico impacted by lead poisoning, at risk for Mild Mental Retardation and other serious health impacts; lead exposure from pottery is the principal cause. (Spanish-language version), Dec. 11, 2014

Journal of Health and Pollution Gives Voice to Researchers from Underrepresented Countries, Nov. 26, 2014

Change and Hope Comes To Agbogbloshie: Africa’s Largest E-waste Dump Begins Transformation to Model Recycling Center, Oct. 22, 2014

New Analysis Points To Pollution As The Largest Cause of Death in Low- and Middle-Income Countries; Global Alliance Urges Higher Priority For Comprehensive Approach to Pollution in SDGs, June 13, 2014

GAHP, Global Alliance on Health and Pollution, to release new analysis showing combined sources of pollution are the top cause of death in the developing world, killing more than 10 million per year, yet the draft of the new Sustainable Development Goals on Health downplays the issue, June 9, 2014

“Slumdog Millionaire” Actor/Activist DEV PATEL Launches “Pure Earth” Campaign with Blacksmith Institute, Explains Urgent Need To Fight Toxic Pollution Threatening Poor Children, April 28, 2014  (Related:  QA with Dev Patel)

Dev Patel and Freida Pinto at the inaugural PURE EARTH benefit gala in NYC on April 26, 2014.

New Report Cites the World’s Worst Polluted Places: Top Ten Toxic Threats in 2013: Cleanup, Progress, and Ongoing Challenges, Nov. 4, 2013

HSBC and Blacksmith Institute Partner for a New MMORS Project, Aug. 29, 2013

Children Living Near Toxic Waste Sites in Developing Countries May Experience Higher Blood Lead Levels Resulting in Lower IQ, May 6, 2013

Toxic Waste Sites Cause ‘Healthy Years of Life Lost’, May 4, 2013

New Pollution Report Measures Global Health Impact Across 49 Countries; Reveals Pollution To Be Critical Threat On Par With Malaria, TB; Identifies Top Ten Toxic Industries Responsible. 2012 World’s Worst Pollution Problems Report Released by Blacksmith Institute and Green Cross Switzerland, Oct 23, 2012

New Global Alliance Seeks to Tackle Toxic Pollution Hotspots, July 30, 2012

Blacksmith China Steps Forward With Establishment of Local Technical Advisory Board, Feb. 15, 2012

Helping Countries Tackle “Orphaned” Toxic Pollution Sites – the focus of World Bank Grant to Blacksmith Institute, Dec. 12, 2011

New Report Is First to Quantify Health Impacts From World’s Worst Toxic Pollution Problems; Report Identifies Top Pollution Problems and Sources; Reveals Surprising Finding About Corporations and Pollution, Nov. 9, 2011

Blacksmith Institute Honored With Green Star Award For Work In Environmental Emergencies; Award Recognizes Heroes Working in Disasters and Other Emergencies, May 18, 2011