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Three Surprising Parts of the World Where Air Pollution Decreased

Thanks to a super-sensitive new tool, NASA can now see exactly where air pollution is increasing and decreasing–down to the level of neighborhoods–and in some cases, the results are surprising. In 2004, NASA launched its Aura satellite, a research craft … Continue reading

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Middle East conflict ‘drastically altered’ air pollution levels in region – study

War, humanitarian catastrophe and economic crises in the Middle East have drastically altered air pollution levels in the region, according to a new study. In major cities across Syria, Iraq, Palestine and Egypt, the levels of nitrogen oxides have dropped … Continue reading

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