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APH compares air pollution levels in some of the most popular holiday destinations 

According to research published by Nature*, over three million people around the world die prematurely each year from outdoor pollution. For those holidaymakers concerned about air quality when travelling abroad, Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) has put together a guide … Continue reading

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Istanbul and Safer Streets and Air Pollution

After years of intense traffic congestion, Istanbul began pedestrianizing its Historic Peninsula in 2005, prioritizing walkability and improving local air quality. Motorized vehicle emissions are a primary cause of air pollution and yield some of the most adverse impacts on … Continue reading

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Which city has the world’s worst traffic jams?

Indonesia’s capital Jakarta has the world’s worst traffic jams according to a new survey by Castrol, its 2014 Magnatec Stop-Start Index. Have sympathy for the city’s drivers, who were recorded as suffering 33,240 stop-starts per year, meaning they spent 27.22% of … Continue reading

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Map Illustrates Air Pollution Across Asia, Middle East

This map, which is based on data from NASA’s satellite-based Ozone Monitoring Instrument, illustrates elevated levels of nitrogen dioxide over several cities across southwestern Asia and the Middle East from Jan. 1-8. Shades of orange reflect the relative abundance of … Continue reading

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