Pollution News week ending June 28th 2015

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The blog posts and news items we’ve been reading this week: From well.blogs.nytimes.com: Pollution May Age the Brain Exposure to air pollution may hasten brain aging, a new study has found. Researchers studied 1,403 women without dementia who were initially enrolled in a large health study from 1996 to 1998. From trashisfortossers.com: Trash is for […]

Pollution News week ending June 21st 2015

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The blog posts and news articles we’ve been reading this week: From theverge.com: Projecting crying babies onto pollution is a great way to sell air purifiers A Chinese firm that sells air purifiers has decided to highlight the dangers of pollution by projecting images of crying children onto clouds of smoke emerging from factory towers. […]

Pollution News week ending June 14th 2015

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The news snippets, articles and blog posts we read this week: From rt.com: ​’Bees with Alzheimer’s?’ Aluminium pollution linked to dementia in bees The decline in the bee population could be caused by the insect’s high contamination of aluminum, a chemical element implicated as a factor in Alzheimer’s disease in humans, a new study has […]

Pollution News week ending June 7th 2015

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Some news and views from around our polluted world this week. From sercblog.si.edu: Pollution Makes Mangroves Weaker Against Hurricanes Mangroves are masters at protecting their territory from hurricanes. So, logically, tall mangroves should be stronger than short ones. Except when they’re not. From grist.org: Cattle pollution is pissing off the Rocky Mountain ecosystem According to […]

Pollution News week ending March 1st 2015

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All of the blogs and news items we read this week: From theblaze.com: India’s Air Pollution Death Toll: More Than 1 Billion Years of Life New research estimates India’s air pollution is cutting 660 million lives short by three years on average. The study published Saturday in the Economic & Political Weekly highlights the extensiveness […]