Vintage leaded petrol pumps on an old garage forecourt in the UK.
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The world recently celebrated the end of leaded petrol, as sales ceased in Algeria.
Lead pollution may have wider ranging adverse effects on health than previously thought.
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Early exposure to lead pollution may lead to less mature personality traits as an adult.
Electronic waste should be properly dismantled and recycled
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There is an urgent need for legislation dealing specifically with electronic waste in Nigeria.
Most of the world’s electronics are not recycled, posing health and environmental risks.
Technical advances are reducing the volume of e-waste generated in the US as lighter, more compact products enter the market. But those goods can be harder to reuse and recycle.
Serious lead poisoning cases are a growing problem on the continent.
Unregulated and hazardous lead acid battery manufacturing and recycling plants are often adjacent to residential areas, agricultural and grazing lands.
A black marlin in the sea. These apex predators can grow to 800 kilograms.
A giant ocean fish swims into the heart of industrial Port Kembla looking for food. What if we take its presence, a few km from an ancient, living midden, as a symbol of both new and old ways to learn in the age of the Anthropocene?
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Serbia was pumping out lead pollution while Britain was still in the stone age.