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Macedonian capital offers free transport to fight pollution 

Municipal authorities in Macedonia’s heavily polluted capital are offering residents free use of public transport to reduce the use of cars. Concentrations of toxic airborne particles in Skopje have been about 20 times above safe levels for the past 10 … Continue reading

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Which cities have the worst air pollution levels in the world?

Air pollution hit the headlines earlier this week after it was reported that levels in London were worse than those in Beijing for a brief period on Monday. However, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), London is just a … Continue reading

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Air pollution rising at an ‘alarming rate’ in world’s cities 

Outdoor pollution has risen 8% in five years with fast-growing cities in the developing world worst affected, WHO data shows Outdoor air pollution has grown 8% globally in the past five years, with billions of people around the world now … Continue reading

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Air pollution in Macedonia worsens in winter 

The Macedonian cities of Skopje, Bitola, Kicevo and Tetovo on Wednesday reported the worst air quality, with PM10 (particulate matter up to 10 micrometers in size) concentrations higher than the maximum amount allowed, according to official data. The air in … Continue reading

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