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Australian cities see higher death toll from worsening air pollution

Air pollution in Australia’s major cities will worsen, in turn causing more premature deaths, according to a latest Australian-linked research on Monday (July 16). More than 3,000 premature deaths in the country every year are related to urban air pollution … Continue reading

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Ships leave air pollution in their wake

Shipping may produce 30 per cent of all nitrogen oxide and 20 per cent of total sulphur emissions in Australia, a study suggests. “These [non-greenhouse gases] produce photochemical smog and airborne particulates that can contribute to health issues,” says study … Continue reading

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