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  • China's efforts to reduce air pollution in major cities found to increase pollution in nearby areas

    A team of researchers with members affiliated with institutions in China, the Netherlands, Czech Republic, the U.S. and Austria has found that efforts by the Chinese government to reduce air pollution in its major cities have resulted in higher air pollution levels in nearby areas. The group has published a paper describing their findings in the journal Science Advances.

    phys.org
  • The tech that could help clean polluted air

    A new system at London Marylebone station is helping to remove harmful gases from the environment.

    www.bbc.co.uk
  • Travel Tips: How to Protect Yourself From Air Pollution While Traveling

    Poor air quality is a growing problem for travelers headed abroad. Here’s how to read up before you go, and protect yourself once you’re there.

    www.nytimes.com
  • Pesticides and antibiotics polluting streams across Europe

    Wildlife and human health are threatened say scientists as Syngenta accepts ‘undeniable demand’ for change Pesticides and antibiotics are polluting streams across Europe, a study has found. Scientists say the contamination is dangerous for wildlife and may increase the development of drug-resistant microbes. More than 100 pesticides and 21 drugs were detected in the 29 waterways analysed in 10 European nations, including the UK. A quarter of the chemicals identified are banned, while half of the...

    the Guardian