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Clearing up Europe's air pollution hotspots

Current air quality legislation in Europe will lead to significant improvements in particulate matter pollution, but without further emission control efforts, many areas of Europe will continue to see air pollution levels ...

dateFeb 19, 2015 in Environment
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NASA image: Agricultural fires in the Ukraine

Numerous fires (marked with red dots) are burning in Eastern Europe, likely as a result of regional agricultural practices. The body of water at the lower left of this true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer ...

dateSep 18, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Rich-poor gap and the risk of civil war

Researchers from the University of Tübingen have found that the greater the disparity in wealth, the greater the risk of civil war. "If unequal division passes a certain level, the effects within a region are enormous," ...

dateJun 04, 2014 in Social Sciences
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