BY KHRYSTYNA KICH: Indoor Air Pollution Worse Than Outdoor

Air pollution is a major environmental health problem affecting every one of us. When we think about air pollution, we usually think about smog, deforestation and emissions from industrial factories and cars. The fact is, the air in our homes…

The “single biggest cause” of air pollution

We humans are the only beings who can control and manipulate the environment, destroy it or preserve it. Even some irresponsible politicians claims otherwise we all know that the world is on the verge to collapse and that the environmental situation…

By BBC News: Air pollution 'causes 467,000 premature deaths a year in Europe'

Air pollution is causing around 467,000 premature deaths in Europe every year, the European Environment Agency (EEA) has warned. People in urban areas are especially at risk, with around 85% exposed to fine particulate matter (PM2.5) at levels…

Use pram covers 'to protect babies from air pollution' : by BBC News

Parents should use pram covers to protect babies and young children from harmful air pollution during the school run, researchers suggest. Traffic lights and bus stops were pollution hotspots and there were higher levels of pollution in the…

The problem we all turn a blind eye to

Unfortunately it is in the human nature that we all suppress things which are not pleasant or daily in front of our eyes. We like to keep our mind busy with the pleasant things of our daily life and that is good so, but here, as unpleasant it…

By Susan Bird - CARE2: Air Pollution May Be Causing 20 Percent of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Cases

It seems that air pollution isn’t simply a threat to your lungs – it’s a threat to your cognitive function as well. If you’re an older woman and you live in an area with significant air pollution, you have a high risk of developing Alzheimer’s…

By John Vidal, The Guardian: Air pollution in Africa may become worse than it is in China and India

Africa’s air pollution is causing more premature deaths than unsafe water or childhood malnutrition, and could develop into a health and climate crisis reminiscent of those seen in China and India, a study by a global policy forum has found. The…