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Air Pollution Leaves Traces In The Brain

by Zadie Neufville

The following was published in Spanish by SciDev.com
Researchers at UK’s University of Lancaster have found toxic nanoparticles similar to that associated with Alzheimer’s disease could come from industrial air pollution which may enter the brain by the nasal passage, suggesting a new environmental risk factor in neurodegenerative diseases. 359 kata lagi

Jamaica

Air pollution from Icelandic volcanoes

In September 2014, a huge volcanic eruption in Iceland emitted up to nine times as much sulphur dioxide per day as all European industry combined. Anja Schmidt and Claire Witham explore what this did to air quality across Europe. 913 kata lagi

Air Quality

The human and animal costs of India's unregulated coal industry - BBC News

India is one of the largest producers of coal in the world and more than half of its commercial energy needs are met by coal. 544 kata lagi

Economics

South Asia’s pollution spreads to Tibet 

New research shows how haze from Nepal and India travels over the Himalayas, causing pollution spikes on northern slopes of Everest and central Tibet.

In the past, the remoteness and high elevation of the Himalayas and Tibetan plateau was believed to protect the vast expanse of land from the chronic pollution that haunts the densely populated regions of China and South Asia. 1.017 kata lagi

Air Quality

This Map Shows the Severity of India’s Pollution Problem - India Real Time - WSJ

A new map from the World Health Organization shows just how bad India’s air pollution problem is.

The interactive map, which shows the average levels of dangerous… 395 kata lagi

Economics