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Exercise outweighs the harmful effects of air pollution, study finds

The beneficial effects of exercise are more important to health than the negative effects of air pollution - in relation to the risk of early death, a new study has found.

Exercise outweighs the harmful effects of air pollution, study finds
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Scientists find link between traffic pollution and increase in allergies
(Sun 22/03)
Two air pollutant groups linked to climate change could also be a major contributor to the unparalleled rise in the number of people sneezing, sniffling and wheezing during allergy season. ... Read more

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Adapting to climate change will trigger new environmental problems
(Fri 20/03)
Adapting to climate change could deliver further environmental repercussions, according to a new study from the University of East Anglia.... Read more

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Arctic study warns of an uncertain future for whales and polar bears
(Wed 18/03)
The loss of Arctic sea ice and warming temperatures has created an uncertain future for marine mammals as already fragile Northern ecosystems are shifting, a new study warns.... Read more

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Speed of climate change has started to accelerate, study warns
(Mon 09/03)
An analysis of changes to the climate that occur over several decades suggests that these changes are happening faster than historical levels and are now starting to speed up.... Read more



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Exercise outweighs the harmful effects of air pollution, study finds
(Mon 30/03)
The beneficial effects of exercise are more important to health than the negative effects of air pollution - in relation to the risk of early death, a new study has found.

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Scientists find link between traffic pollution and increase in allergies
(Sun 22/03)
Two air pollutant groups linked to climate change could also be a major contributor to the unparalleled rise in the number of people sneezing, sniffling and wheezing during allergy season.

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Adapting to climate change will trigger new environmental problems
(Fri 20/03)
Adapting to climate change could deliver further environmental repercussions, according to a new study from the University of East Anglia.

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Arctic study warns of an uncertain future for whales and polar bears
(Wed 18/03)
The loss of Arctic sea ice and warming temperatures has created an uncertain future for marine mammals as already fragile Northern ecosystems are shifting, a new study warns.

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Speed of climate change has started to accelerate, study warns
(Mon 09/03)
An analysis of changes to the climate that occur over several decades suggests that these changes are happening faster than historical levels and are now starting to speed up.

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Increased rainfall turns Africa's former famine regions into green land
(Thu 05/03)
An international research team led by the University of Leicester has mapped the entire African continent south of the Sahara for geographical changes - and has discovered that many areas receive drastically different am

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Improved air quality halved cases of children with breathing disorder
(Wed 04/03)
A 20-year study finds that millennial children in Southern California breathe easier than ones who came of age in the '90s as the air quality around Los Angeles improved.

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Managed honeybees pose disease threat to the wild bee, study finds
(Wed 04/03)
Researchers have discovered a network of viruses, which were previously associated with managed honeybees, may now pose a widespread risk to bumblebees in the wild, according to a new study published today.

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Tackling electric car "range anxiety" could be key to wider acceptance
(Tue 03/03)
Manufacturers of battery electric vehicles, or BEVs, have increased their offerings in response to rising consumer concerns over gas prices and the environment.

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IPCC sea-level rise forecasts "not fit for purpose" for high-risk coastal areas
(Thu 26/02)
The sea-level rise scenarios of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) do not necessarily provide the right information for high-risk coastal decision-making and management, according to new research involv

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Sardines head to the North Sea to escape the effects of climate change
(Wed 18/02)
Sardines, anchovies and mackerels play a crucial role in marine ecosystems, as well as having a high commercial value. However, the warming of waters makes them vanish from their usual seas and migrate north

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The need to lose the "sceptic" label in climate change debate
(Wed 18/02)
Labels such as “sceptic”, “denier” and “alarmist” are unhelpful to the climate change debate and lead to polarisation, according to the authors of new research.

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Scientists report new ozone-destroying gases are on the rise
(Tue 17/02)
Scientists have discovered a rapid increase of the amount of chemicals contributing to the depletion of the Ozone Layer, which are not controlled by a United Nations pollution treaty.

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Know your neighbour and save the planet, new study suggests
(Wed 11/02)
Socialising with neighbours leads to more planet-friendly action than spending time with friends or family, according to the findings of a new study.

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Biomass generation with CCS could deliver carbon-negative energy
(Mon 09/02)
Generating electricity from biomass, such as urban waste and sustainably-sourced forest and crop residues, is one strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, because it is carbon-neutral: it produces as much carbon a