Air pollution — on the rise in Asia and Africa — is a major health threat, corrodes buildings, kills vegetation and is a leading contributor to rising levels of greenhouse gas emissions and related climate change.
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Science may be the only way to keep traffic moving in the region's huge cities as car numbers continue to rise, says Crispin Maslog.
29 April 2013
Instead of limiting imports of electronic waste, the Asia–Pacific region should set up a robust recycling system, says Crispin Maslog.
30 November 2012
A new ground study confirms a trend in tiny polluting particles rising over India.
18 April 2013
A study in nine countries links maternal exposure to particulate air pollution during pregnancy to low birth-weight in newborns.
15 March 2013