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Majority of World’s People Breathe Polluted Air

By Fredrica Syren: Almost everyone on earth right now breathes polluted air. Yup, people, that’s what we’ve gotten ourselves into. According to an air quality map released last week by the World Health Organization (WHO), 92% of the world’s humans live with air quality so bad that it fails to …

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Six Most Polluted Countries in the World

 By Amanda Wilkes: Most of us know about pollution. In fact, many of us live in it every single day. What may be more shocking than the pollution itself is discovering which countries have been named as the biggest polluters in the world. Is your country included on the top six pack …

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Mexico City Pollution and New Driving Restrictions

By Kim Robson: Mexico City, the capital of Mexico, is located in the Valley of Mexico, also called the Basin of Mexico. This basin is surrounded by the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt in the high mountain plateaus of South-Central Mexico. It has a minimum altitude of 7,200 feet above sea level, …

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Turn the Key, Be Idle Free–Greener Car Practice

By Larraine Roulston: While preparations for the climate change talks and events get underway in Paris this December, there are a number of things citizens can do to help decrease the use of fossil fuels. By resolving to use our cars less frequently and not idle our engines, we will …

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Benefits Of Houseplants–More Than A Decoration

By Fredrica Syren: Ever since my best friend and I started working with houseplants as a hobby when we were 10 years old, my home has included green plants in every room. What I didn’t know back then was that, not only do green plants brighten your home and make …

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Who Is Responsible For China Air Pollution?

By Kim Robson: We’re all aware of the deadly effects of smog. China generates the world’s worst air pollution. According to a new study from the Peking University in Beijing, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), a large portion of their smog is produced …

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Colorado Moms Advocate For Clean Air

 By Dawna Matthews: Colorado is a beautiful state. The Rocky Mountains are epic and the expansive range now glitters with snow; the plains, canyons, forests, and lakes all contain visual delights at every corner. Coloradans are nature aficionados and enjoy the outdoors year-round. Because people who live here love the …

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