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The damaging effects of black carbon

Air pollution, both outdoors and indoors, causes millions of premature deaths each year. The deaths are mainly caused by the inhalation of particulate matter. Black carbon, a component of particulate matter, is especially ...

dateMar 23, 2016 in Environment
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Austin's urban forest

The U.S. Forest Service recently published its first urban forest assessment—providing details on the composition and health of the Austin, Texas urban forest, and documenting the contributions trees make to the environment, ...

dateMar 09, 2016 in Environment
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Polluted London sets its sights on cars

Gone are the days of London's "pea souper" smogs, but like many European cities, the British capital is once again being choked by pollution—and has road traffic firmly in its sights.

dateApr 09, 2017 in Environment
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