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A new study, published in the open access journal Environmental Health, claims that air pollution can leave women with a 30 percent higher risk of giving birth prematurely.
Trends in the concentrations of nearly sixty atmospheric pollutants have been studied using the data collected in Finland at the Pallas-Sodankylä Observatory from 1996 to 2009.
Toxic chemicals that have been trapped in Arctic ice and snow are now being released due to global warming.
In addition to its damaging effect on the environment and its illegal smuggling into developing countries, researchers have now linked e-waste to adverse effects on human health, such as inflammation and oxidative stress â€“ precursors to cardiovascular disease, DNA damage and possibly cancer.
Complimentary webinars on May 12 and May 17 are designed to benefit those responsible for maintaining environmental compliance at industrial facilities. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 Trinity Consultants, an international environmental consulting firm that specializes in industrial air quality issues, will present complimentary webinars on May 12 and May 17 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Mothers' exposure during pregnancy to pollutants created by the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels and other organic material may lead to behavioral problems in their children.
WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association today applauded a proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that will set new emissions standards for toxic air pollutants from coal-fired power plants.
HQ Hometek has developed a Crawlspace Ventilation Unit that has been effective in extracting moisture and air pollutants out of the crawlspace. Oceanside, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) March 15, 2011 HQ Hometek has developed a Crawlspace Ventilation Unit that has been effective in extracting moisture and air pollutants out of the crawlspace.
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...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.