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Half of Britain’s beaches unsafe for swimming due to poor water...

Half of Britain's beaches have been judged unsafe for bathing following the summer washout and risk getting worse because of climate change, according to conservationists.

Kenya Coast hoteliers deny pollution claims

(eTN) - The Kenya Water Resources Management Authority Chairman faced angry reactions from the coast branch of the Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers and Caterers following his allegations that over 90

21st annual vacation beach water quality report released

HONOLULU, HAWAII – Pollution from stormwater runoff and sewage overflows continue to plague America’s beaches, contributing to 4,215 closing and advisory days in Hawaii and the second-highest num

Bali named RI’s cleanest province

JAKARTA - Despite recent criticism about severe land and water pollution, Bali has the best environment of all of the provinces, a government study shows.

Tanzania resorts accused of littering and pollution

(eTN) - The Zanzibar Association of Tour Operators (ZATO) has made a range of allegations towards a number of resorts and private residences along the island’s beaches, during the recently-concluded

World’s most contaminated places

From the highways of Los Angeles to the Citarum River of Bandung, Indonesia, earth's most polluted city of Linfen, China to the streets of London, the world is laden with man-made pollution.

Officials: Qasr al-Yahud baptismal site safe for bathing

Despite recent claims of pollution, test results show waters of Qasr al-Yahud baptismal site - where Jesus is believed to have been baptized – safe for bathing.

Proposed US-Canada pollution buffer zone roils cruise lines

MIAMI - Cruise companies are balking at a proposal to create a low-emissions buffer zone around the United States and Canada, saying it sets arbitrary boundaries based on faulty science that overstate

Major tourism center in Kenya Rift Valley polluted by flower farms

The Kenyan government has issued a closure notice to eight flower farms located around Lake Naivasha and directed that any farmer still discharging untreated effluent into the lake be arrested forthwi

Oil and water do not mix

The controversy surrounding reports in the local press that the recently-opened Tune Hotel on Jalan Ciung Wanara, Kuta, in Bali is contaminating local water supplies continued to boil.

EPA takes first stab at cruise ship pollution

Cleaner air for US coasts is a little closer to reality. The U.S.

Research: Eco-tourists causing “horrendous” pollution in Antarctica

Eco-tourists travelling to Antarctica are adding to global warming which is melting the polar ice caps, new research has found.

Cruise lines face new regulations

Cruise lines that sail through Pacific Northwest waters say they'll have a hard time meeting new pollution-control standards that kick in next year.

New regulations on sewage pollution from ships

The regulations will help the UK control a shipping industry, which the Government believes could be responsible for 5% of all coastal sewage pollution incidents.

Groups to sue cruise lines over pollution

NEW YORK - Two Alaska groups say cruise ships are denying state inspectors access to pollution control equipment and personnel, and they intend to sue offending companies.