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You can't blame the air quality for why you're not exercising anymore! (Who does that?)
DALLAS, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Air Quality Monitoring Equipment Market by Product (Portable, Fixed Gas, Dust & Particulate
Indoor air pollution is responsible for nearly 8% of all deaths worldwide – yet changing our furnace filters is an afterthought for many homeowners.
Proudly Made in the U.S.A., Mobile Air Sanifier® Helps Protect Children Against Germs, Viruses, and Harmful Pollutants Orange County, California (PRWEB)
LONDON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global market for air pollution control equipment reached nearly $56.6 billion and $61 billion in 2013 and 2014,
CHICAGO, Illinois, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in human history, people can now easily 'see' all the nasty stuff lurking in their indoor air at home
Automakers & Diesel Associations Outline Benefits of New Diesel Technology on Capitol Hill WASHINGTON, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the U.S.
Americans awoke this weekend to learn that for the first time in human history they can now easily ‘see’ all the nasty stuff lurking in their indoor air at home thanks to a smart new air sniffer
LOS ANGELES, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- "China's Haze: Under the Dome", a documentary on Chinese Smog (Wu Mai), swept Chinese social media on February 27, receiving over 80 million views.
A gas mask is designed to go over the face to protect the wearer from inhaling "airborne pollutants". The mask seals the nose and mouth and many times covers other soft tissues of the face. Some have respirators. Most gas masks provide protection from gaseous and particulate and are often used by riot police and rioters alike. They are also used by graffiti artists to protect them from the fumes. The original design had two small glass eye windows that were thick in order from keeping the...
Arctic haze is a phenomenon that occurs in the atmosphere at high latitudes in the Arctic due to air pollution. What distinguishes Arctic haze from haze found elsewhere, is the ability of its chemical ingredients to endure in the atmosphere for a longer period of time compared to other pollutants. Due to limited snowfall, rain, or turbulent air to displace pollutants from the polar air in the spring, Arctic haze can continue for more than a month in the northern atmosphere. Arctic haze was...
Haze is a type of atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and dry particles in the air obscure the sky's clarity. Haze is created through various activities including farming, traffic pollution,and even wildfires. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) categorizes the obscuration of the Earth's atmosphere by a list of different types of atmospheric phenomena. One of these is haze. The other classifications are: fog, ice fog, steam fog, mist, smoke, volcanic ash, dust, sand, and snow....
Mist is a phenomenon that consists of small droplets of water suspended in air. Mist occurs as part of a natural weather event or from volcanic activity. Mist is most common in cold air above warm water. Mist also occurs when air is exhaled in cold temperatures or when steam is formed in a sauna. Aerosol cans can create artificial mist if the humidity levels are just right. The one difference between mist and fog is visibility. If visibility is less than 0.62 miles (1 kilometer), the...
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