You wouldn't think that air pollution has an impact on rivers, but it turns out that's exactly the case. Scientists have discovered that the amount of air pollution has a significant impact on the amount of water flowing through many rivers in the northern hemisphere.
India's ozone pollution is a growing problem and now, scientists have announced that it's damaged millions of tons of the country's major crops. In fact, it's caused losses of more than a billion dollars and has destroyed enough food to feed tens of millions of people.
Trash may not just be causing problems for our environment; it could also be affecting our air. Researchers have found that unregulated trash burning across the globe is pumping far more pollution into the atmosphere than shown on official records.
We're in a bit of trouble when it comes to reducing the amount of carbon we're releasing. Scientists have found that carbon reduction efforts in the airline industry will be outweighed by growth in air-traffic, even if the strictest mitigation measures are implemented.
New NASA satellite images have shown that there's been a huge reduction of air pollution across the country over the past decade.
Air pollution doesn't just impact the environment; it can also impact your health. Now, scientists have found that air pollution controls may be doing some good for public health.
Scientists have found that exposure to air pollution early in life produces harmful changes in the brains of mice, including an enlargement of part of the brain that is seen in humans who have autism and schizophrenia.
Everyone knows that air pollution can affect your health. But did you know that it could be linked to irregular heartbeat and lung blood clots? Scientists have found that air pollution can affect your health in ways other than expected.
Scientists have found that hookahs can create hazardous concentrations of indoor pollution and poses an increased risk from diminished air quality for both employees and patrons of hookah bars.
Scientists have discovered that airplane traffic could potentially be a major contributor to pollution in Los Angeles. Not only that, but the effects of this pollution can continue up to 10 miles away from the airport.
It turns out that the United States may be having a lot more trouble with ozone pollution in the future. Researchers have found that Americans face the risk of a 70 percent increase in unhealthy summertime ozone levels by 2050 as temperatures continue to rise.
The American Lung Association has released its annual "State of the Air" report and has found that half of Americans still live in counties where ozone or particle pollution levels make the air unhealthy to breathe.