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Airflow studies reveal strategies to reduce indoor transmission of COVID-19

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Does air pollution affect mental health later in life?

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SARS-CoV-2 outbreak investigation in meat processing plant suggests aerosol transmission in confined

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Exposure to air pollution increases COVID-19 deaths by 15 percent worldwide, study estimates

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Trees bring benefits to society, regardless of their origin

Trees planted in urban spaces provide a multitude of ecosystem and social services. At the same time, trees can be a source of inconveniences....

Achieving clean air for all is possible, experts say

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Unusual climate conditions influenced WWI mortality and subsequent influenza pandemic

Scientists have spotted a once-in-a-century climate anomaly during World War I that likely increased mortality during the war and the influenza pandemic in the...

Negative emissions technologies may not solve climate crisis

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