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Urban Vegetation Reduces Air Pollution by 40-60%

By Michael Graham Richard, TreeHugger One More Reason to Hug Trees It is well known that vegetation is good at filtering air indoors (check out the list of the best air-filtering house plants ac…

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The Effects of Air Pollution on Prenatal Health

By†Molly Rauch What a pregnant mom eats, drinks, and breathes can obviously affect her baby. We know this from studies of alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking, among other things. But how does…

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The 10 Worst Cities in the U.S. for Asthma

By Ramon Gonzalez, TreeHugger On World Asthma Day, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America named Memphis, Tennessee the new Asthma Capital of the U.S. According to the AAFA, more than 300 mil…

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A Look at Pollution by the Numbers

When I was a kid, the newspapers were full of reports about acid rain. I remember learning about the hole in the ozone. I remember watching cartoons on Saturday mornings and Woodsy Owl imploring that …

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Study: India’s Air Worst in World

India has the worst air quality in the world, beating even its neighbor China, according to an annual survey based at Yale and Columbia universities in the United States. Science News by NewsLoo…

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Eco-Friendly Plane to Fly for Record

A Slovenian biologist is preparing a record attempt for the lightest aircraft and the least amount of fuel used to fly around the world. Video News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "WtRc9VDuNfrcAp…

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Elegant Cats And Feline Asthma

  Nothing like a little serious fun once in a while, no? Or, rather, I should say, in French,níest-ce pas? Thatís because I just fell in love with†the most seriously cuddly book about cats pos…

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A Mom’s Pride and Worry

  By Judith Ross, guest blogger for Moms Clean Air Force This morning I watched my 25-year-old son head out for a job interview. Dressed in crisp grey slacks, a shirt and tie, and some shi…

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Life is Unfair When it Comes to Clean Air

  By Lamar and Ronnie Tyler Life is not fair. Some people are born with great advantages and others are born with major disadvantages. This is a fact of life that we are faced with from b…

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Pollution Hurts Animals Too

  By Abbie Walson, Moms Clean Air Force Iím a lifelong animal lover. But until recently, I didnít stop to think about how air pollution is hurting our animals Ė in many of the same wa…

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