pollution

Destinations

The Himalayas are visible from India for first time in decades

A massive reduction of pollution in India has made the peaks of the Himalayas visible from the country for the first time in 30 years.

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Cruise

Damning court report reveals Carnival continuing to violate environmental laws

Although efforts aimed at environmental compliance are underway by Carnival, a court report has revealed the company continues to violate laws.

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Cruise

“We’re not there, and we should be”: Judge calls on Carnival to fix pollution problems faster

Carnival has spoken out after being put in the naughty corner by a federal judge who has deemed it’s not doing enough to pull its environmental weight.

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Cruise

Carnival to pay $28m penalty over cruise ship pollution

With today being World Environment Day, we thought it would be prudent to highlight how the world’s largest cruise company is rectifying its polluted ways.

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Aviation

UN proposes airplane pollution standards

by AP

A UN panel has proposed greenhouse gas emissions standards for airliners and cargo planes beginning in 2020 for new aircraft designs.

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Tourism

Sunscreen threatens Great Barrier Reef

We may have grown up with the slip, slap, slop message, but it turns out that our use of sunscreen could be putting the Great Barrier Reef at risk.

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Road & Rail

Paris bids to clean up City of Light

Pedestrianised, diesel-free and open all hours: Paris is cleaning up its act as the City of Light seeks to cement […]

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News

Cruise industry in 'denial', causes public protest

Despite cruising regularly featured as contributing heavily to NSW’s economy, Leichhardt Council are opposing the use of the White Bay […]

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News

Pollution blamed for Beijing tourism drop

The number of overseas tourists visiting Beijing fell by 10% last year compared to 2012, state media reports, with air […]

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News

Scooters revealed as pollution demons

New science data confirms what travellers in Bangkok and other pollution-hit cities already notice: motor scooters with two-stroke engines are […]

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Destinations

Paradise polluted in the Maldives

If you were to describe any island of the Maldives archipelago as a dump, you’d be sure to raise a […]

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