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Impacts of Air Pollution Worldwide

Impacts of Air Pollution Worldwide

This year, the United Kingdom saw poor levels of air quality caused by high levels of carbon dioxide and nitrogen dioxide emissions, amongst others. About 20,000 to 30,000 premature deaths are attributed to air pollution per year across England. Populations like the elderly, babies, and pregnant mothers are the most vulnerable to suffering ...

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Spring is Coming... And So Are Allergies

Spring is Coming... And So Are Allergies

Despite the heavy snowstorm that hit Southern Ontario yesterday, we have to face the facts: Spring is coming, and so is the pollen and allergies associated with it.

Allergies can happen at any time of the year however there are more incidences of allergies once tree pollen is released into the air. Other common environmental ...

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Silent But Deadly: Carbon Monoxide in Your Home

An average of 170 people in the United States die every year in their home from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Due to malfunctioning non-automotive products, such as appliances like furnaces, heaters, gas stoves, and even fire places, carbon monoxide can be leaked into your home where it can become trapped. Unfortunately, many people still do not understand the tell-tale signs of Carbon Monoxide poisoning.

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Pollinator Decline

Over the last few decades there has been a decline in the number of pollinators i.e. insects that help in the pollination of flowers and production of fruits. Pollination is the process pollen grains are transferred from the male parts of a flower to the female parts of another. It is the sexual reproduction method of plants following which the ovules mature into seeds and the flowers change into food.

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