Pollution

Looking at ways to decrease agricultural greenhouse gas emissions by producing eco-friendly animal feed

Looking at ways to decrease agricultural greenhouse gas emissions by producing eco-friendly animal feed

2 hours ago   |   Natural News

Feeding livestock is very costly for the environment. To ensure our cattle, chickens, and pigs eat well - so that we, in turn, will also eat well - we cut down biodiverse...
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Children exposed to pollution on `toxic´ school run

Children exposed to pollution on `toxic´ school run

15 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

A report by Unicef UK today warns that children in British cities are at risk from 'black carbon' - the sooty particles that are particularly linked to emissions of diesel cars.
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Air pollution may be responsible for 60,000 dementia cases in the UK

Air pollution may be responsible for 60,000 dementia cases in the UK

19 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Scientists are concerned by nitrogen dioxide and sooty smog belched out by old diesel cars in the UK. The findings provide the strongest evidence so far that toxic fumes are...
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Growing up near a park cuts a person's risk of developing asthma

Growing up near a park cuts a person's risk of developing asthma

19 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Researchers from Haukeland University Hospital, Norway, believe that green spaces, like parks and public gardens, offset the effects of air pollution, which worsens the risk of...
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Air pollution increases risk of dementia

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A new study has shown that air pollution raises the risk of dementia. The risk remains among people of all ages find researchers.
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Dementia Incidence Tied to Air Pollution

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday   |   2 articles

London study finds 40% increased risk among adults living with poorer air quality
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Green space near home during childhood linked to fewer respiratory problems in adulthood

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

Children who have access to green spaces close to their homes have fewer respiratory problems, such as asthma and wheezing, in adulthood, according to new research. In...
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Air Pollution at Key Stages of Pregnancy Affects Fetal Thyroid

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Exposures to ambient particulate matter, particularly in mid-pregnancy, are linked to increases in newborn total thyroxine measures. Medscape Medical News
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Children exposed to pollution on `toxic´ school run

Children exposed to pollution on `toxic´ school run

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

A report by Unicef UK today warns that children in British cities are at risk from 'black carbon' - the sooty particles that are particularly linked to emissions of diesel cars.
Read more ...

Researchers discover how plants harness microbes in soil to get nutrients

2 days ago   |   News Medical

A Rutgers-led team has discovered how plants harness microbes in soil to get nutrients, a process that could be exploited to boost crop growth, fight weeds and slash the use of...
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