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Exercise benefits outweigh pollution fears

SBS - ‎2 hours ago‎
The benefits of cycling and walking outweigh the negative impact on health from air pollution, researchers say. Even in cities with high levels of pollution the benefits of physical activity outweigh the harms, according to the University of Cambridge.
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How Air Pollution Became a Major Issue in London Mayoral Race

TIME - ‎15 hours ago‎
Air pollution—an environmental problem now more associated with the developing cities like New Delhi than the capitals of the West—has emerged as key issue in the race to elect the next London mayor, with all three leading candidates campaigning on ...

Nobody wants to do anything: NGT on Ganga pollution

Economic Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
The NGT had earlier ordered the UP Pollution Control Board to put on its website the list of these seriously polluting units and had directed the Environment Ministry to clarify the process of identifying seriously and grossly polluting industrial ...

Europe Matches Asian Giants In Per Capita Air Pollution Deaths [Infographic]

Forbes - ‎15 hours ago‎
Heavily polluted air caused over 5.5 million premature deaths around the world in 2013, according to findings revealed at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington D.C.
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Nepalis face 'cancer risk' from indoor pollution

SciDev.Net - ‎17 hours ago‎
Women and children are particularly vulnerable to long-term exposure to household air pollution, say researchers from the University of Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health, University of Utah School of Medicine and Nepal's B.P.

Atlas of Toxic France maps air, industrial, nuclear pollution

RFI - ‎13 hours ago‎
The French city with the most polluted air is not Paris but Marseille, according to an Atlas of Toxic France published by environmental campaigners on Wednesday.
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Tamil Nadu polls: Traffic, pollution top priorities for voters, says NGO survey

Firstpost - ‎13 hours ago‎
A total of 48.08 percent of voters said that traffic congestion was one of the top three priorities for them, followed by 34.84 percent for water and air pollution and 33.73 percent for noise pollution, a survey by Association for Democratic Reforms ...

Air pollution has been lost in the murk of the London mayoral campaign

The Guardian - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Air pollution across the UK continues to threaten people's health, and children are some of the first to suffer. Research by King's College London suggests the lung capacity of youngsters living in London has been reduced by living or going to school ...
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Millions of dead fish on Vietnam's shores raise industrial pollution fears

Los Angeles Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
The dead started washing up in April: miles and miles of fish, countless clams, the occasional whale. Government researchers eventually concluded that "toxic elements" were responsible for the die-off, which Vietnamese officials described as ...

5 devices you should check out to combat air pollution

Hindustan Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
The device can also be connected wirelessly to your smart phone so that you can view the level of pollution in one room while sitting in another.
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Pollution, Zika virus, political unrest among concerns for Rio Olympics

Minneapolis Star Tribune - ‎10 hours ago‎
While the pollution has been reduced, Rio officials say it cannot be eliminated in time for the Games. Several Olympic rowers and sailors said they have competed in bad water before and know how to reduce the risk of illness.

Hotels, restaurants with traditional tandoors serve pollution

Hindustan Times - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Though most of this is from obvious sources such as burning leaves and pollution from burning agricultural waste and firewood burning carried to Delhi from neighbouring states, the report also points to hotels and restaurants that use firewood and coal ...

Driving restrictions, pollution alert remain

Mexico News Daily - ‎5 hours ago‎
High concentrations of ozone in a large part of the metropolitan area have led to pollution levels on the Imeca index to reach 179, according to the city's atmospheric monitoring system.

20 cities challenge relaxation of EU air pollution standards

EurActiv - ‎17 hours ago‎
Ordered to cut air pollution levels by Brussels, a group of EU cities are taking the European Commission to court over its decision to relax car emissions standards, making their objectives even less attainable.

Google and eBay refuse to ban ads offering to remove car pollution filters

The Guardian - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Air pollution is a “public health emergency”, MPs said this week and particulate pollution causes 40,000 to 50,000 early deaths every year in the UK.

Landfill sites or pollution bombs: Garbage dumps spewing toxic gases

Hindustan Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
An IIT Kanpur report on Delhi's air quality showed 7% to 9% of the Capital's particulate matter pollution is because of burning municipal solid waste.
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Pollution spiked during odd-even due to crop burning, says CSE analysis

Hindustan Times - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The CSE released its assessment after studies by other agencies said that odd-even did not help reduce pollution. The CSE study is based on the air quality data collected between April 15 and 30 - when the restriction was in place - and NASA ...

Poor sewerage behind pollution in Indrawati

Kathmandu Post - ‎18 hours ago‎
May 4, 2016- Sindhupalchowk district's popular Indrawati River is increasingly polluted with haphazard disposal of wastes emanating from city area in the river water.
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Watch Tesla's 'Bioweapon Defense Mode' eliminate air pollution in seconds

BGR - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Tesla this week really seems intent on letting the world know about the “Bioweapon Defense Mode” feature it debuted on the Model X. In a blogpost published earlier this week, Tesla posted some interesting scientific data highlighting the effectiveness ...
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