ECO CHAMBER PODCAST: Missing bees, England's dirty bathing waters, and microplastics in make-up

Listen as the ENDS Report team examines DEFRA's elusive environmental principles, the questionable justifications for a new Cumbrian coal mine, the fate of the UK's plastic waste, the town with the worst air pollution, why bathing water data should be treated with suspicion, and why more cosmetics than you'd think contain microplastics

Every fortnight, the ENDS team runs down the biggest green news stories, shines a spotlight on some pretty nasty chemicals, and takes a forensic look at one of the more deep-rooted environmental issues facing us today.

In this episode, the team explores:

  • DEFRA's missing environmental principles 
  • Why justifications for a new coal mine don't stack up
  • The fate of the UK's plastic waste
  • The towns with the worst air pollution
  • England's dirty bathing waters
  • And microplastics in make-up

To listen, simply click on the 'play' button in the graphic above, or follow and download Eco Chamber on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and other platforms.

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