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Trees play vital role in reducing traffic pollution levels in cities

Trees in cities throughout the UK could be significantly improving air quality by decreasing pollution levels for pedestrians, researchers from the University of Leicester have found.

Trees play vital role in reducing traffic pollution levels in cities
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Adapting to climate change requires coastal management rethink
(Fri 04/09)
Coastal decision-makers must move away from considering physical and economic forces in isolation to fully recognise and explain changes to coastlines, according to new research from Cardiff University.... Read more

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Research finds direct link between traffic pollution and chronic liver disease
(Wed 02/09)
A research team has discovered that exposure to air pollution has a direct adverse health effect on the liver and causes liver fibrosis, an illness associated with metabolic disease and liver cancer.... Read more

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Satellite study calculates number of trees on Earth at over 3 trillion
(Wed 02/09)
A new satellite study has calculated that there are more than 3 trillion trees on Earth, around 422 trees for every person, although the number is believed to have dropped by 46 percent since the start of human civilisat... Read more

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Poorly bumblebees head to "pharmacy" plants, study finds
(Wed 02/09)
Bumblebees infected with a common parasite are drawn to flowers whose nectar and pollen have a medicinal effect, a new show has found. The findings suggest that plant chemistry could help combat the decline of bee specie... Read more