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Long-term exposure to air pollution is linked to a greater incidence of high blood pressure, according to the largest study to investigate the effects...

Semi-volatile organic compounds diffuse between atmospheric particles

Semi-volatile organic compounds can readily diffuse into the billions of tiny atmospheric particles that inhabit the air, easily moving among them, researchers have discovered....

Reducing ammonia pollution from cattle

Improved barn design, cleaning processes, and manure treatment could reduce ammonia emissions from commercial dairy cattle barns by 17 to 50%, according to a...

Wind patterns in lowest layers of supercell storms key to predicting tornadoes

Wind patterns in the lowest 500 meters of the atmosphere near supercell thunderstorms can help predict whether that storm will generate a tornado, report...

Calcium deficient fauna and brown water awaiting

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92% of the world’s population exposed to unsafe levels of air pollution

A new WHO air quality model confirms that 92% of the world's population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits. Some...

Volcano emissions linked to increases in asthma attacks

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New research shows that human pollution of the atmosphere with acid is now almost back to the level that it was before the pollution...

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