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New tracking system monitors danger to rainforests

Fitness & Health: Rainforests are a powerful, natural solution to combat climate change — providing water filtration, capturing carbon and…

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Using silicone wristbands to measure air quality

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Participants in the study carried backpacks containing air-sampling equipment and a silicone wristband attached to it to…

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The impact of climate change on Kenya’s Tana river basin

Fitness & Health: Many species within Kenya’s Tana River Basin will be unable to survive if global temperatures continue to…

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Mobility restrictions can have unexpected impacts on air quality

Fitness & Health: An international collaborative study led by University of Helsinki has conducted a holistic study to investigate the…

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Scientists come up with new method for simultaneous processing of different types of waste

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Deputy Head of the Department of Functional Nanosystems and High-Temperature Materials Yuri Konyukhov with a lab employee.…

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Study shows that electronic air cleaning technology can generate unintended pollutants

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Associate Professor in Georgia Tech’s School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and the School of Earth and…

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Just 25 mega-cities produce 52% of the world’s urban greenhouse gas emissions

Fitness & Health: In 2015, 170 countries worldwide adopted the Paris Agreement, with the goal limiting the average global temperature…

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Long-term urban emissions data show a decrease in high-income countries

Fitness & Health: A new study shows how urbanisation has influenced anthropogenic CO2 and air pollutant emissions across all world…

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Study is first to show that air pollutants increase risk of painful periods for women

Fitness & Health: Dysmenorrhea, that is, frequent severe and painful cramps during menstruation from abnormal contractions of the uterus, is…

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Microbes in cow stomachs can break down plastic

Fitness & Health: Plastic is notoriously hard to break down, but researchers in Austria have found that bacteria from a…

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