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Air Pollution and Asthma: The Link, The Cause, and Prevention

Exactly how does air pollution contribute to asthma? This was the question scientists recently asked, specifically pertaining to childhood asthma. Now, they have some answers. An international group of researchers recently looked at a model that included four distinct models of traffic, emissions, atmospheric dispersion, and health impact assessments in Bradford, UK. Their goal was …

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Meet Henderson Island, Home to the World’s Plastic Trash

Welcome to Henderson Island, where you can literally live alongside 38 million pieces of trash. This little island located halfway between New Zealand and Chile is considered to be a UNESCO world heritage site. Unfortunately, it’s been plagued with a plastic problem. A recent report published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences …

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