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Air Pollution

Air Pollution

Reducing air pollution ‘could prevent 50,000 EU deaths’

Limiting air pollution to levels recommended by the World Health Organization could prevent more than 50,000 deaths in Europe annually, according to research published Wednesday that called for ...

Reducing air pollution ‘could prevent 50,000 EU deaths’

Dhaka’s air quality ‘very unhealthy’

Dhaka, one of the most polluted cities in the world, ranked third worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Tuesday afternoon

Dhaka’s air quality ‘very unhealthy’

Keep your little ones away from smog woes

Children are more sensitive to the effects of smog and air pollution than adults. Here are some practical tips for you to follow to protect your kids from the potential health effects.

Keep your little ones away from smog woes

China to end all waste imports on 1 Jan

China’s solid waste imports stood at 13.48 million tonnes last year -- down from 22.63 million tonnes in 2018 -- and that figure for the first 10 months of this year was down 42.7 per cent year on ...

orkers remove garbage from the Yangtze River in Yichang, in central China's Hubei province on 26 November 2020

HC seeks quick action on curbing Dhaka’s air pollution

The High Court on Tuesday ordered the authorities concerned to take steps and submit a report within 30 days to implement its nine-point directive to bring down the air pollution level in Dhaka and ...

HC seeks quick action on curbing Dhaka’s air pollution

European air quality improves but still detrimental to health: report

Air quality has improved significantly across Europe over the past 10 years, but pollution still contributes to significant numbers of premature deaths, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said ...

European air quality improves but still detrimental to health: report

Dhaka ranks third worst in air quality index

Dhaka, one of the most polluted cities in the world, ranked third worst in the Air Quality Index on Monday morning

Dhaka ranks worst in Air Quality Index on Thursday morning. UNB File Photo

Air pollution in Dhaka

We have to take action now

Dhaka remains on the top of the list of cities in the world that are suffering from air pollution. India's Delhi is above all, Dhaka is right after that. Sometimes Dhaka surpasses Delhi.

We have to take action now

How to protect oneself from air pollution

Air pollution is a mixture of different solid particles and gases that are released in the air in the form of pollutants. These pollutants are detrimental to human health and are also harmful for the ...

Smoke emanating from burning garbage intensifies air pollution in Dhaka city. Garbage and plastic products are burned every day in Hazaribagh area causing sufferings and health hazards to locals and passersby. The picture is taken at Kalunagar on 23 January.
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