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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

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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.

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Over the past few months, a series of air pollution episodes have set new records across Asia. Earlier this summer, hundreds of people were…

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Delegates representing 171 parties to the Montreal Protocol concluded their 31st Meeting of the Parties in Rome, Italy, last week, agreeing to a…

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It is well known that peatlands matter for livelihoods, carbon storage, flood mitigation, and water quality, but…

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Spearheaded by Sri Lanka, United Nations member states endorsed a proposed roadmap for action on nitrogen challenges called the Colombo…

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