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COVID-19 lockdown reduced dangerous air pollutants in five Indian cities by up to 54...

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Road verges could be havens for pollinators

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Oil spill clean-up gets doggone hairy

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Atmospheric processes likely caused puzzling haze over China during COVID-19 shutdown

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Atmospheric scientists identify cleanest air on Earth in first-of-its-kind study

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Great potential in regulating plant greenhouse gas emissions

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The same few industrial facilities emit majority of toxic pollution year after year

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Carbon dioxide sensor can lower energy use, reduce utility costs

Researchers developed a sensor to help control and cut down on energy consumption through heating and ventilation systems.

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