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Iran pollution worsens as thousands die

A thick brown haze which has covered nine big cities – including the capital, Tehran – in Iran for the past 10 days is being blamed for thousands of deaths. According to reports, Tehran enjoys less than 100 healthy days … Continue reading

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Air pollution closes Tehran elementary schools

Once again heavy air pollution has clouded Tehran and other Iranian major cities; Officials say most of the pollution comes from vehicles on the congested roads of the rapidly growing metropolis of more than 13.5 million people, with a level … Continue reading

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Asia’s mega-cities urged to think green

Asian urbanization still has a long way to go, with the number and size of cities getting ever larger. In 2010, the urban share of Asia’s population was still only 43 per cent, compared to 52 per cent worldwide. By … Continue reading

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