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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.

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A meeting of ministers and high-level representatives of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) today agreed to accelerate…


Bright lights brighten up the buzzing streets of Kathmandu at night. Markets spin with people, traffic weaving…


On Sunday 22 September, roads around London Bridge, Tower Bridge and much of the City of London will be closed in an effort to…


A new global coalition to combat sand and dust storms was launched at the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification…

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