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Volcanic ‘plumerang’ could impact human health 

A new study has found a previously undetected potential health risk from the high concentration of small particles found in a boomerang-like return of a volcanic plume. A team of scientists, led by Dr Evgenia Ilyinskaya at the University of … Continue reading

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The Smoky City: Air Pollution in Reykjavík Soars

Early risers may have noticed that Reykjavík looks a little more sulphuric than normal recently. Yesterday morning, as city-dwellers rushed to work, smog blanketed the capital in a yellowish film. Reykjavík—whose name means “Bay of Smokes” in Icelandic, reportedly because … Continue reading

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