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Commonly Used Cheap Cloth Mask Not Very Effective Against Air Pollution

A new study reveals that the cheap cloth masks, most commonly used in highly polluted areas in Asia and Southeast Asia, could not protect people from the harmful effects of air pollution. The study, published in the Journal of Exposure … Continue reading

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Helping Kalimantan at the heart of the haze

Every year, a haze spreads across South East Asia – at the heart is Indonesia’s Central Kalimantan, where raging forest fires cause the hazardous air pollution. Several provinces of Kalimantan often experience the direct wrath of the fires, with hundreds of … Continue reading

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How To Handle Chengdu’s Pollution Like a Pro

Right now it seems like everyone in China, even Xinhua, is talking about the pollution. Beijing pollution has reached record highs in previous days, a staggering 900 micrograms of particulate matter per square meter. And not just any particulate matter, … Continue reading

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Greens call for school children to wear face masks in order to combat effects of air pollution

The Green Party has called for air pollution masks to be distributed to children attending schools within 150 metres of busy roads in Tower Hamlets to protect their health. Almost one in every five children in the East End is … Continue reading

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What in the world is Galen Rupp wearing?

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What in the world is Galen Rupp wearing?  | OregonLive.com. He is one of the USA’s top long distance runners and he wears a mask when running in places with air pollution. Will Galen Rupp need his mask in London … Continue reading

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