Pollution and Health: Multimedia

26 Jul 2018

Modern life would be impossible without plastic – but we have long since lost control over our invention. Why has plastic turned into a problem and what do we know about its dangers? This video is a collaboration with UN Environment and their Clean Seas campaign, If you want to take action to turn the tide on plastics, go to cleanseas and make your pledge. We also partnered with askscience on reddit – on you can talk to experts and ask questions about about plastic pollution today!

 

16 Nov 2016

Malnutrition, disease, spending on health are all linked to the need for better sanitation in our living conditions. As Swachh Bharat becomes a national priority, we track the ground realities of the impact of poor sanitation on health. Watch as we bring to you an insight on this issue that impacts each one of us.

11 Aug 2016

To have a chance to be selected as one of 17 panda Champions for the Global Goals and win a trip to the Chengdu Panda Base in China, make a video (30 seconds maximum) about your favourite Sustainable Development Goal (don’t know what they are? Check out undp.org/globalgoals) explaining what it is and why it is important in a fun or unusual way. Bonus points if your video has a panda theme!

16 Jun 2016

To mark World Oceans Day on 8 June, IIED director Andrew Norton sets out three ways the international community can protect marine and coastal environments.

11 Sep 2015

In the second of a series of interviews on issues relating to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), IIED chief economist Paul Steele says the SDGs recognise the crucial challenge of achieving zero poverty and zero net emissions.