Pollution

Aircraft cabins may have lowest levels of aerosol particles, show's study

3 hours ago   |   News Medical

If you're looking for an indoor space with a low level of particulate air pollution, a commercial airliner flying at cruising altitude maybe your best option.
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Study reveals the effect of pollution on male fertility levels of all species

3 hours ago   |   News Medical

New research has found that shrimp-like creatures on the South Coast of England have 70 per cent less sperm than less polluted locations elsewhere in the world.
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Indoor air quality study shows aircraft in flight may have lowest particulate levels

7 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

If you're looking for an indoor space with a low level of particulate air pollution, a commercial airliner flying at cruising altitude may be your best option. A newly reported...
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Cincinnati Children's scientists receive grant to advance research on air pollution and mental health

9 hours ago   |   News Medical

Scientists at Cincinnati Children's just received a 5-year grant totaling $5.3 million from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to advance research into the...
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COVID-19 lockdown highlights ozone chemistry in China

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   8 articles

Recently, the ozone season in China has been getting longer, spreading from summer into early spring and late winter. The COVID-19 lockdown can help explain why. Researchers...
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Rising rivers of plastic polluting Port Phillip Bay

2 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

About 2.5 billion pieces of rubbish are flowing through the Yarra and Maribyrnong rivers each year and the problem is getting worse.
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‘The product is dangerous': NSW moves to ban toxic firefighting chemical

2 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The decision has been welcomed as a “commendable step” by communities across Australia polluted with the chemicals
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Eastern suburbs council darkens the night sky to reduce light pollution

3 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Waverley Council is considering ways to cut light pollution in Sydney's eastern suburbs without affecting public safety.
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Study investigates racial discrimination in home-renting process

4 days ago   |   News Medical

Economists and urban planners generally agree that local pollution sources disproportionally impact racial minorities in the U.S. The reasons for this are largely unclear, but...
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Neurobehavioural and cognitive effects of prenatal exposure to organochlorine compounds in three year old children

4 days ago   |   BMC

We report data of a Belgian observational prospective cohort study regarding cognitive and behavioural development until the age of 36 months in relation to internal exposure...
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