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6 herbs that can improve your respiratory health

Each of us understands that, in principle, air pollution causes illnesses and even deaths. But does it personally endanger me? One of the sad aspects of modern life is that air pollution affects almost all countries and societies on our…

One in eight babies in the world suffers from air pollution – UNICEF

Nearly 17 million babies around the world are forced to breathe toxic air, which can permanently damage their developing brains. In general, there are 136 million children under age of one in the world, that means contaminated air is threatening…

Poland air pollution: the red spot on the map of Europe

Located at the geographical and cultural center of Europe, Poland is a great place to live or visit. However, as heating season approaches again, a lot of Poland’s cities change beyond recognition. The air is heavy, breathing becomes difficult,…

Smog-Eating Designs That Fight Air Pollution

Outdoor air pollution is ultimately responsible for more than 3 million deaths annually, according to the World Health Organization. Already the single biggest killer in the world, outdoor air pollution is expected to double its toll as urban…

The costs of fossil fuels are far greater than we think

The new report “Hidden Price Tags: How Ending Fossil Fuel Subsidies Would Benefit Our Health”, recently published by European nonprofit Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL), tried to make an economic comparison of fossil fuel subsidies…

Are You At Risk?

The WHO's Ambient Air Pollution Database measures PM2.5 levels in about 3,000 cities in 103 countries. More than 80% of people living in cities that monitor air pollution are exposed to air which does not meet the WHO's guidelines. That rises…

Retirement age gets higher your life expectancy shorter!

The UK Government has just announced that a planned increase to 68, due to happen between 2044 and 2046, will now take place between 2037 and 2039.  Teenagers and those in their twenties can expect to work to age 70 as the state pension age…

A Guide to Indoor Air Quality

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), exposure to air pollution is considered to be the major environmental risk to human health. Most of us are meanwhile aware that outdoor air pollution is bad for our health, but not that many…

How the air you breathe affects your health?

Hundreds of millions living in cities where air pollution is a serious health hazard. More than 80 percent of people are living in urban areas where air pollution monitoring shows that they are exposed to air quality levels that are above…

Which countries of geographical Europe are the most polluted?

According to the figures from the World Health Organization (WHO), the Eastern European and the Balkan countries have the highest levels of air pollution and deaths rates related to indoor and outdoor air quality across Europe. The recent…