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TEHRAN, Nov 15_Air pollution kills more than 20,500 people every year in the UK, research suggests.
News ID: 44244    Publish Date : 2019/11/15


TEHRAN, Nov 7_Planting trees and shrubs around factories and power plants may be a better air pollution mitigation strategy than installing scrubbing technologies, according to a new study.
News ID: 44177    Publish Date : 2019/11/07


TEHRAN, Aug 03 - Cutting air pollution saves human lives, but some studies suggest cleaning up the air could unintentionally accelerate global warming.
News ID: 42679    Publish Date : 2019/08/03


TEHRAN, Jul 28 -Despite improved air quality since the 1990s, pollution still causes lung disease, heart attacks and strokes that kill more than 30,000 Americans each year, a new study estimates.
News ID: 42469    Publish Date : 2019/07/28


TEHRAN, Jul 25 - The risk of West Nile virus spreading among animal populations and making the jump from birds to humans may be greater in areas with light pollution , a new study found.
News ID: 42376    Publish Date : 2019/07/25


TEHRAN, Jul 1 - Paris on Monday banned all diesel vehicles aged 13 years or over from the city centre, the latest move in a campaign to tackle pollution on the city's streets.
News ID: 41421    Publish Date : 2019/07/01


TEHRAN, Jun 3 - People in all major cities across the western Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution that are reducing their life expectancies because the underdeveloped, politically fragile region is still heavily reliant on burning coal to generate power, the U.N. said Monday in a new report.
News ID: 40302    Publish Date : 2019/06/03


TEHRAN, May 14 - Scientists have measured the remnants of Roman-era pollution trapped in the icy layers of the glacier at the top of Dôme du Goûter, a mountain in the Mount Blanc massif, which is part of the Alps.
News ID: 39313    Publish Date : 2019/05/14


TEHRAN, Apr 13 -Among the 125 cities, nitrogen dioxide accounted for 6 percent to 48 percent of pediatric asthma incidence. Its contribution exceeded 20 percent in 92 cities situated in both developed and emerging economies.
News ID: 37814    Publish Date : 2019/04/13


TEHRAN, Mar 14 - In the world's coldest capital, many burn coal and plastic just to survive temperatures as low as minus 40 degrees -- but warmth comes at a price: deadly pollution makes Ulaanbataar's air too toxic for children to breathe, leaving parents little choice but to evacuate them to the countryside.
News ID: 36795    Publish Date : 2019/03/14


TEHRAN, Mar 12 - Air pollution causes 790,000 premature deaths every year in Europe and 8.8 million worldwide, doubling recent assessments, according to a study released Monday.
News ID: 36720    Publish Date : 2019/03/12


TEHRAN, Feb 19 -"All living creatures on our planet, including us humans, suffer from artificial nighttime lighting," researcher Alejandro Sánchez de Miguel said.
News ID: 35616    Publish Date : 2019/02/19


TEHRAN, Feb 12 -"Night-time lighting is known to affect microbes, plants and many groups of animals such crustaceans, insects, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals," researcher Jo Garrett said.
News ID: 35327    Publish Date : 2019/02/12


TEHRAN, December 16 -Because aerosols scatter sunlight and can encourage cloud formation, climate scientists are keen to understand aerosol-cloud-climate interactions.
News ID: 32891    Publish Date : 2018/12/16


TEHRAN, December 09 - The United States is the biggest source of environmental pollution in the world, says a commentator, adding that it is not possible to combat climate change unless there is a global effort.
News ID: 27389    Publish Date : 2018/12/09


TEHRAN, July 23 - China extended monthly air quality rankings to 169 cities from 74, including in the high- pollution region of Shanxi-Shaanxi in the country's northwest, adding pressure on local authorities as it intensifies its campaign against air pollution .
News ID: 26385    Publish Date : 2018/07/23


TEHRAN, June 30 -Air pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016, according to a US study, which found even low levels raised the chances of developing the chronic disease.
News ID: 25217    Publish Date : 2018/06/30


TEHRAN, June 12 -Europe has sent just over half the plastic waste it used to ship to China to other parts of Asia since Beijing’s environmental crackdown closed the world’s biggest recycling market in January. The knotty problem is what to do with the rest.
News ID: 24254    Publish Date : 2018/06/12


TEHRAN, May 29 - Eight Chinese regions have promised to beef up anti- pollution curbs, vowing fresh cuts in smog, cleaner water and soil and tighter scrutiny over government officials after Beijing-led probes uncovered thousands of violations.
News ID: 23562    Publish Date : 2018/05/29


TEHRAN, April 30 - Pakistan’s environmental protection agency is installing air quality monitors and warning factories to add pollution filters after a panel of the country’s top judges ordered the government to detail its efforts to control worsening air pollution .
News ID: 22317    Publish Date : 2018/04/30