Residents of major Pakistan city are exposed to harmful pesticides, research reveals (Nov 30, 2017 22:02)
Scientists have evaluated the organophosphate pesticide concentration in dust from farm...

Improving urban green spaces increase thermal comfort of citizens (Nov 28, 2017 14:23)
The link between urban green spaces and the thermal comfort sensation of people has bee...

Air quality atlas for Europe: Mapping the sources of fine particulate matter (Nov 16, 2017 14:25)
The European Commission published today an Air Quality Atlas for Europe. This new publi...

Extensive loss of trees in African savannas: Blame human-started fires not elephants (Nov 8, 2017 17:41)
Elephants are often blamed for extensive loss of woody vegetation in Northern Botswana,...

Cities can cut greenhouse gas emissions far beyond their urban borders (Nov 7, 2017 16:31)
Greenhouse gas emissions caused by urban households' purchases of goods and services fr...

Afterschool program environments linked to academic confidence and skills (Nov 6, 2017 16:22)
Afterschool programs with positive, responsive, and organized environments can have aca...

Biomarkers may provide early warning of lung problems in 9/11 firefighters (Nov 3, 2017 12:53)
Blood biomarkers appear to be an early-warning signal for the accelerated loss of lung ...

Are cities affecting evolution? (Nov 2, 2017 22:05)
In the first study to take a comprehensive look at the way urbanization is affecting ev...

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