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More than 95% of world population is breathing dangerously polluted air: study

Beijing hits highest air pollution alert of 2015

More than 95% of Earth’s population breathing dangerously polluted air, finds study More than 95% of the world’s population breathe unhealthy air and the poorest countries are at greater risk, a new report has found. According to the annual State of Global Air Report, published Tuesday by the Health Effects Institute (HEI), long-term exposure to air pollution contributed to an estimated 6.1 million deaths ... Read More »

Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion

Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion

Pollution causing more deaths worldwide than war or smoking The toxic effects of pollution are seen across the planet, Pollution globally killing up around nine-million people every single year. It also costing some $4.6 trillion in annual losses or about 6.2 percent of the global economy which is more than cost by all war and violence in the world. According ... Read More »

China plans to construct a forest city to combat air pollution

China plans to construct a forest city to combat air pollution

Forest City is under construction in Liuzhou, Guangxi Province, designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti. China – More than a million people die in China every year from air pollution. Taking action against this alarming situation, China plans to fight back by constructing a forest city in Liuzhou, Guangxi province that covers 175 hectares on the bank of the Liujiang River ... Read More »

Lahore smog: How to protect yourself from toxic smog?

Adopt these precautionary measures to keep yourself safe from smog For the past few days, Lahore city has turned into a gas chamber with entire city covered in smoke and surrounded by a toxic cloud of chemicals. Air pollution in Lahore has shot up dangerous gases such as Carbon Monoxide, Nitrogen Dioxide and Sulphur-Dioxide which can cause harm and discomfort ... Read More »

10 ways you can help reduce plastic pollution

How you can help keep our marine life from eating and swimming in garbage Plastic is all around us. It’s in our homes, our offices, our cars, our playgrounds. We use it to package food, bottle products, bag produce, make dinnerware and utensils, make most of the things. Plastics have undoubtedly helped us to manufacture, package and ship goods more ... Read More »

Heavy air pollution closes schools in Tehran

Heavy air pollution closes schools in Tehran

Air pollution in the Iranian capital, Tehran, has reached an alarming level Tehran (IRAN) – Schools across Tehran closed on Sunday and Monday and residents have been warned to stay at home as thick smog of pollution hangs in the air, officials said on Saturday. Esfandyar Chaharband said the decision has been made due to the severe air pollution and ... Read More »

Beijing hits highest air pollution alert of 2015

Beijing hits highest air pollution alert of 2015

Beijing’s residents have been advised to stay indoors after air pollution in the Chinese capital reached hazardous levels. BEIJING (China) – Last night, Beijing’s pollution level was taken up a notch to “orange,” from the original “yellow” classification by the Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau, according to Travel China. This is the second-highest air pollution warning level, with “red” coming next. Air pollution ... Read More »

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