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Definition, Causes, and Effects of Air Pollution

02.04.2021 · Posted in Education Articles

Air pollution is one such structure that alludes to the defilement of the air, independent of inside or outside. A physical, natural or synthetic modification to the air in the air can be named as pollution. It happens when any destructive gases, dust, smoke goes into the climate and makes it hard for plants, creatures ...

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This lipstick-sized gadget monitors air quality — and just went on sale

06.08.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

TL;DR: This handy portable air quality monitor can fit right in your pocket, and it's $20 off in the Mashable Shop. Hate to break it to you, but if you're a city dweller, you're probably breathing in way too many toxins on the daily. Heck, even if y... ...

Google offers new treasure trove of air quality data to researchers

Google has employed its network of street-view vehicles to also measure street-level air quality in recent years, through an initiative it calls “Project Air View.” Today, it’s making available to scientists and researcher organizations more of the resulting data from that ongoing initiative. The company is releasing an updated version of its air quality data ...

California cities now have the worst air pollution on Earth as smoke blows into town

11.17.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Oakland, a Northern California city with a population of over 425,000, had the worst air quality in the world Saturday morning. Wildfire smoke wafting over from the still-growing Camp Fire — by far the deadliest wildfire in state history &#8212... ...

The air quality in India is horrendously bad right now. Here’s why.

11.05.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Apocalyptically horrendous air has descended upon India's sprawling capital territory, Delhi.  According to November 4 measurements taken by the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, the Air Quality Index (AQI) hit 534. For perspective, the scale only goes... ...

Google Street View cars will be roaming around the planet to check our air quality with these sensors

Aclima, a San Francisco-based startup building Internet-connected air quality sensors has announced plans to integrate its mobile sensing platform into Google’s global fleet of Street View vehicles. Google uses the Street View cars to map the land for Google Maps. Starting with 50 cars in Houston, Mexico City and Sydney, Aclima will capture air quality ...

7 of the best air purifiers to deal with pets, pollen, and pollution

05.22.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Allergies are more annoying than usual this year, right? No really, it's not your imagination — pollen season is getting worse every year, and air purifiers are making their way to the must-have list of home appliances. A recent segment on... ...

Sustainable Operations Require Business Engagement

10.20.2009 · Posted in Business News Article

As we come under increasing pressure individually to take account of our impact on the environment, in terms of our overall "foot print" and our legacy for future generations, it follows that there is even more pressure on organizations to perform as they go about the business of producing products and services for our needs. ...