The technology, which is the first of its kind in the world, purifies the air through the photosynthesis of microscopic plants, removing greenhouse gases from the environment whilst generating breathable oxygen.
About 4 million children worldwide develop asthma each year because of inhaling nitrogen dioxide air pollution, according to a study published today by U.S. researchers.
Researchers found that males, old people and low-income people may actually be losing more like a few years of education the longer they breathed dirty air.
Air quality in Bangkok is hovering at unhealthy levels as the amount of PM 2.5 exceeded the safe level. Wednesday’s Air Quality Index in Bangkok was 175 at midday.
UK report has found that spending one hour on the London tube is more toxic than spending all day on above ground in ambient London air.
U.S. researchers have discovered that air pollution increases the risk of miscarriage as much as smoking does. The study is the first of its kind to examine how short-term exposure to air pollution impacts pregnancy.
Poisonous particulate matter known as PM 2.5 hit 500 in some parts of New Delhi, with very poor visibility in some areas. Last year, the high was 450 on Dec 23. The recommended level of PM2.5 in western countries is 25.
According to a study, stubble burning contributs up to 26 percent of the most harmful particulate matter to Delhi’s winter pollution and even as much as 50 percent on certain days during the burning season.
A bus designed to filter out harmful particles from the air as it drives has launched for the first time in the UK.
For the first time, researchers have found evidence of tiny particles of carbon, typically created by burning fossil fuels, in placentas.