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Effects of air pollution on human health

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Air pollution can have a negative impact on human health. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reported that there are 7 million premature deaths annually linked to air pollution. Diseases linked to pollution included; ischaemic heart disease, strokes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and lung cancer. Many of the diseases are linked to the Respiratory […]

What is Air Pollution?

What is Air Pollution

Due to Covid-19, several published reports are claiming air pollution has decreased as a result of the virus. Air pollution reduction is noticeable in urban areas across the world. The reports have stated that cities like Edinburgh are seeing up to a 50% reduction in Nitrogen Dioxide in some parts. What is air pollution? Air […]