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Air pollution exposure on home-to-school routes reduces the growth of working memory 

Findings of an ISGlobal study underscore the importance of establishing school routes along less polluted streets A new study has demonstrated that exposure to air pollution on the way to school can have damaging effects on children’s cognitive development. The … Continue reading

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Keep an eye on your city’s pollution in real time

And breathe… High-definition cameras are letting residents monitor the air pollution in their cities online, and in real time. The Breathe Project in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, worked with Carnegie Mellon University to create the Breathe Cam – four high-resolution cameras that … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh shows inhabitants what air pollution looks like

Concerned citizens in the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania have banded together to form the Breathe Project, which enables Internet users to view the polluted air for themselves on a webcam in the hopes they’ll be inspired to take action. Four … Continue reading

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