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Where is the world’s most polluted city? 

Outdoor air pollution kills 3.3 million people, mostly in cities, every year. That’s more than HIV, malaria and influenza combined – yet the sparse coverage of official data means many cities are not even monitored Every day, hundreds of millions … Continue reading

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An Interactive Air-Pollution Map

In March, the World Health Organization estimated that air pollution was responsible for 7 million premature deaths in 2012. That’s one out of every eight total deaths in the world. Air quality has gotten worse over the last decade, and for more … Continue reading

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