Air pollution triggers emergencies

It has been confirmed by a study with massive data or big data: high levels of air pollution in cities trigger visits from people to hospital emergencies. The study is Spanish and has been carried out in Madrid by the hand of Sanitas Data Salud

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We depend on plastic, now we drown in it [Eng]

If the plastic had been invented when pilgrims sailed from Plymouth, England, to North America, and the Mayflower had been supplied with bottled water and plastic-wrapped sandwiches, its plastic garbage would probably still be present four centuries later.

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Air pollution causes cancer

Scientists from the Center for Research in Nanomedicine in Los Angeles, exposed, for a long time, a group of mice in the air that breathes in this great city of the United States. And this has been the result: the rodents suffered in their brain a process of inflammation and…

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Madrid could be emitting twice the greenhouse gases of those counted

Madrid could be emitting up to twice as many greenhouse gases as those accounted for so far. This is demonstrated by a recent investigation by the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) that has developed a new methodology through which to compute these emissions. Spain is today among the most infringing…

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Found unprecedented concentrations of microplastics in Arctic sea ice

Researchers at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Marine and Polar Research (AWI) in Bremerhaven, Germany, have found unprecedented amounts of microplastics in the Arctic sea ice. Most of these particles were microscopically small. Ice samples from five regions of the Arctic Ocean contained up to 12,000 microplastic particles per liter…

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The disposable plastic has reached the deepest marine pit in the world

A new article called Human footprint in the abyss: 30 years records of deep-sea plastic debris reveals that human activity is affecting the deepest part of the ocean, the Mariana Trench. Plastic pollution is becoming one of the most serious threats to marine ecosystems. World leaders, scientists and communities recognize…

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Taciana Fisac: “China fights pollution more quickly than we "

“There everything is bought with the mobile, nobody uses credit cards. Movies are not sold either because everything is on a digital platform. It was there that I saw the first digital camera, my first DVD and USB. Whenever I go, I discover something technologically very advanced. ” has returned…

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The cars will not step on the green lung of New York

New York will ban vehicles in Central Park from June 27, ending an historical demand that has been dragging on for more than 50 years. The mayor of the city, Bill de Blasio, announced that the cars will not step on the green lung of New York, although at present…

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