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Delhi’s air quality is poor — just like last year

Publish on May 25, 2017     Source: The Indian Express

Anumita Roychowdhury from the Centre for Science and Environment said, “The Delhi government should take action based on daily air quality levels. They need to expedite mechanisms for implementation of the action plan.”

Though the Union Environment Ministry notified the ‘graded r

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Asthma in boys linked to maternal prenatal stress, air pollution

Publish on May 25, 2017     Source: Healio

Male infants who were exposed to ambient fine particulate matter and maternal psychosocial stress in utero were more likely to develop asthma by 6 years of age, according to research presented at the 2017 American Thoracic Society International Conference.

“We know from prior res

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Trouble Sleeping? Air Pollution Could Be the Culprit

Publish on May 24, 2017     Source: Live Science

The air pollution around you could affect how well you sleep, a new study finds.

Researchers found that people in the study who lived in areas with high levels of air pollution were 60 percent more likely to sleep poorly, based on the measures used in the study, than those who li

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Air Pollution Due to Traffic May Cause DNA Damage in Kids and Teenagers

Publish on May 23, 2017     Source: Smart Cooky

A new report by the World Health Organisation confirms that about 92% of the world’s population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits. Outdoor air pollution especially traffic related pollution has been rising at an alarming rate around the world. Along with these disa

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Reduced US air pollution will boost rainfall in Africa's Sahel, says study

Publish on May 22, 2017     Source: PHYS ORG

Falling sulfur dioxide emissions in the United States are expected to substantially increase rainfall in Africa's semi-arid Sahel, while bringing slightly more rain to much of the U.S., according to a new study in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

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