David Sexton

Air pollution shortening life spans by 5 years in Asia, study shows

Air pollution has been rapidly encroaching on the health and longevity of individuals, particularly in Asia. A startling study conducted by the Energy Policy Institute (EPIC) at the University of Chicago has provided alarming data that paints a grim picture: air pollution is reducing the life expectancy of people in some Asian countries by up to eight years.

Indonesian artist transforms marine trash into art

The shores of the Indonesian island of Bali are awash with both tourists and plastic. While combing the temporarily deserted beaches during the pandemic, Ari Bayuaji, a Javanese artist, noticed an unlikely resource amid the trash.

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