Clearing the Air: Aerosol Estimates in the Coastal United States

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Category:åÊAssessing Air Quality & Water Resources Project Team: Coastal US Health & Air Quality Team Location: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Centers for Environmental Information ‰ÛÒ Asheville, North Carolina Authors: Christie Stevens Toni Strauch Alec Courtright Mentors/Advisors: Annette Hollingshead (Global Science & Technology, Inc.) DeWayne Cecil (Global Science & Technology, Inc.) Jesse Bell (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) … Read More

Pollutionwatch: The world's dirtiest cities

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Originally Published by The Gaurdian – For the first time in history, over half the world’s population now live in cities. But only 12% of urban dwellers enjoy airborne particle pollution that meets World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines. Globally, lowest city air pollution is in Canada and Iceland and the highest in India (Delhi and Patna) and Pakistan (Karachi and Peshwar).

The most polluted rivers and streams in Europe

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Originally Published by New Scientist – Europe’s rivers are awash with organic chemicals that can kill or subtly harm aquatic life, according to the most extensive survey yet of freshwater pollution.

Leatherback Sea Turtles

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The issues treated throughout the investigation root from the eminent danger of global warming, and analyses of several aspects of it, such as the loss of the polar ice caps, coastline erosion, and the changes in precipitation indexes. Then, the project focuses on the consequences inflicted on leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys Coriacea) by the major changes on their environment.