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7 MILLION DEATHS: Air pollution takes huge toll

Air pollution killed about seven million people in 2012, making it the world's single biggest environmental health risk, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday. The toll, a doubling of previous estimates, means on

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Breathing European air shortens life

  Microscopic particles, among the most harmful forms of air pollution, are still found at dangerous levels in Europe, although law has cut some toxins from exhaust fumes and chimneys, a European Environmental Agency (EEA) report

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Air pollution tied to stroke, memory loss: study

Living in a crowded city or near a busy highway where the air quality is poor might lead to a higher chance of stroke or memory loss, according to two US studies. Both reports appeared in the Archives of Internal Medicine, with one findin

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Energy, construction ‘top GCC air polluters’

The 30 billion cu m of gas burned per year by the GCC countries, and the dust and particle emissions from factories in the region are major causes of air pollution, said the organisers of an upcoming environmental event in Sharjah. Green M

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Shutting down Europe airspace 'over-reaction'

Shutting down European airspace in the wake of the Iceland volcano eruption was probably an 'over-reaction', an expert has said. However, huge amounts of atmospheric dust could lead to corrosion in aircraft engines, wearing them ou

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Shutting down Europe airspace 'over-reaction'

Shutting down European airspace in the wake of the Iceland volcano eruption was probably an 'over-reaction', an expert has said. However, huge amounts of atmospheric dust could lead to corrosion in aircraft engines, wearing them ou

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Vehicle emissions 'cost Arab countries $5bn'

Growing air pollution from the transport sector alone cost Arab countries dearly as they spend more than $5 billion to fight health problems caused by vehicle emissions, said the UAE’s Minister of Environment and Water. Dr Rashid Ahmed Bin

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Focus on air pollution at 'EnviroCities 2008'

The sources and health effects of air pollution will be discussed at length by global experts at the 'EnviroCities 2008 International Conference', to be organised by the Environmental Center for Arab Towns next week. The conference

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UAE stresses on green initiatives

The UAE is driving initiatives to minimise the negative environmental impact of urban development, said Environment and Water Minister Dr Muhammad Saeed Al Kindi. Speaking at the unveiling of ‘Cool City’ at VIP presentations to high level

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