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Rising air pollution led to 41,090 deaths in Punjab in 2019: Report

The report, which was released on Saturday, stated that 1.67 million Indians died due to air pollution in 2019 as per the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 on health and economic impact of air pollution in the states of … Continue reading

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Pakistan’s Hazardous Air Risks Violating Human Rights

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL SLAMS GOVERNMENT FOR FAILING TO IMPLEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS OF COURT-APPOINTED SMOG COMMISSION Rights watchdog Amnesty International on Wednesday said Islamabad’s failure to protect people from hazardous air in Punjab province risks violating their rights to life and health. For … Continue reading

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Delhi November air quality threatened by Punjab farm fires 

In October and November, farmers in Punjab and Haryana burn their fields to cheaply clear paddy stubble, raising PM2.5 levels in neighbouring Delhi Since September 2015, an ecological and public health disaster has been unfolding in Indonesia, as fires burn … Continue reading

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Pollution watch: Air quality monitors still out of order

Three monitoring sites installed by the EPA in Lahore are still not functioning. Leaving them unable to read air quality levels and measure dangerous pollution levels. Pollution watch: Air quality monitors still out of order – The Express Tribune.

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