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Shipping air pollution causes 24,000 deaths a year in east Asia – study 

Ship traffic is often overlooked compared to smog-producing cars and factories, but it has more than doubled off east Asia since 2005 A boom in shipping is aggravating air pollution in China and other nations in east Asia, causing thousands … Continue reading

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Pearl River Delta governments axe cross-border air quality index

Governments in the Pearl River Delta area have axed the decade-old regional air-quality index in favour of an online platform offering pollutant concentration readings that has been criticised as hard to understand. The Environmental Protection Department announced the change in … Continue reading

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Breath of fresh air sought in tackling delta pollution

Hong Kong, Guangdong and Macau are going to work together to try to improve air quality in the Greater Pearl River Delta region. The three governments said in a joint statement yesterday that they have agreed on a plan to … Continue reading

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