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How the world took action in 2019

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

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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

When Arpit Dhupar won the Young Champions of the Earth prize, he was in a bar with friends and didn’t believe the news.

On the eve of a critical year for environmental decision-making, Colombia, Germany and UN Environment Programme (UNEP) today announced that…

What a year it has been.

For the environment, not a good one. But for youth around the world, an outstanding show of courage, determination…

If you’re reading this from a city in a high-income country, you have about a one in two chance of breathing in air that exceeds World Health…

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