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Respro® Masks: Cycle masks, motorcycle masks and allergy masks. External wear for internal protection.

Air pollution kills a child every 3 minutes in India

Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar recorded the highest rate of child mortality due to toxic air: Global Burden of Disease 2017 Every three minutes a child dies in India because of inhaling toxic pollutants in the air, according to an analysis … Continue reading

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Memory is damaged by air pollution, researchers find   New research from the University of Warwick shows that human memory is significantly worse in parts of England with high levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and air particulates (PM10). Sources of Air Pollution … Continue reading

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Indian capital’s air quality plunges despite new measures

The Indian capital’s air quality levels plunged to “poor” on Wednesday, a day after the government initiated stricter measures to fight chronic air pollution. The state-run Central Pollution Control Board’s air quality index for New Delhi stood at 299, about … Continue reading

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Memory is damaged by air pollution, researchers find

New research from the University of Warwick shows that human memory is significantly worse in parts of England with high levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and air particulates (PM10). The difference in memory quality between England’s cleanest and most-polluted areas … Continue reading

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Sources of Air Pollution in Europe

Air pollutants are emitted from a range of both man-made and natural sources including: burning of fossil fuels in electricity generation, transport, industry and households; industrial processes and solvent use, for example in the chemical and mining industries; agriculture; waste … Continue reading

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Little progress made in tackling air pollution in Europe, research says

European Environment Agency found levels of fine particulate matter stalled after decades of reductions Little progress has been made on tackling air quality in Europe, new research shows, despite public outcry in many countries and increasing awareness of the health … Continue reading

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Air pollution linked to ‘missed’ miscarriages in China: study

Exposure to airborne pollutants increases the risk of “missed” miscarriages in which a fetus dies without a pregnant woman experiencing any noticeable symptoms, researchers said Monday. Previous studies have shown a correlation between air pollution and pregnancy complications, but the … Continue reading

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A very smokey capital

Poor air quality has always been a major problem for people in Delhi. It has been one of the main causes behind many health issues such as breathing problems, skin allergies and so on. Even though Delhiites could breathe easy … Continue reading

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