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Iran: Air Pollution In Southwestern City 60 Times Higher Than Safe Levels

Heavy air pollution caused by haze and dust particles in Iran’s southwestern city of Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province, has surged to 60 times above safe levels, crossing the “hazardous” level, in which the entire population is likely to experience adverse health … Continue reading

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Iran’s air pollution kills 2700 people per year

Heavy air pollution in Iran kills thousands of people in the country each year. Head of the Healthcare and Medical Education Ministry’s environment protection center Kazem Nadafi said that about 2700 people in Iran die each year because of heavy … Continue reading

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Worst air pollution in the world: Beijing, Delhi, Ahwaz, and Ulaanbaatar

I wake up and suck a bowl of charred asbestos through a dirty bong. Well, that’s what it feels like most winter mornings when I open the door of the fourth-floor New Delhi apartment that I currently call home. Fog-drenched … Continue reading

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