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How the world took action

Relive the live feed to see the celebrations from around the world.

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Thousands shared their voice and help us get the word out on air pollution

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See World Environment Day events that happened around the globe

What causes Air Pollution?

Air pollution may seem complex, but we can all do our part to reduce some of it. Understanding the different types of pollution, and how it affects our health and environment will help us take steps towards improving the air around us. Click on the icons to find out more about the main types of air pollution.

Latest Stories

“Walk along the Bagmati river in the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu, and you are hit by a pervasive stench, underlining the…


UN Secretary General, António Guterres, visited the UN in Nairobi, Kenya and learned about sustainable practices on the…

Press release

New Delhi, 5 July 2019 – India has formally joined the Climate & Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), becoming the 65th…


In a country whose sovereign territory is almost 100 per cent ocean, there are an unexpected number of cars, trucks and…

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BreatheLife mobilizes cities and individuals to protect our health and our planet from the effects of air pollution.