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There are 58 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Health".

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11. Taking UK atmospheric science global

London's atmosphere may still have its mysteries, but compared to many places it's an open book.

Tags: Atmosphere, Health, Pollution
12. Who's to blame for bad air?

Controlling our own emissions is a good idea, but plenty of the pollution problems most nations face come from abroad.

Tags: Atmosphere, Health, Pollution
13. Sense about sensors

Commercial pollution monitors are attracting plenty of hype, but scientists say buyers should beware.

Tags: Atmosphere, Health, Pollution
14. Lifting the lid on London's air

When scientists flew a research plane over London in 2013, they didn't just establish that a new sensing technique could let us monitor emissions in real time. They also stumbled on the traces of one of the biggest corporate scandals ever.

Tags: Atmosphere, Pollution, Health, UK
15. The worst air quality in the world?

Last year El Niño brought drought to south-east Asia, creating the conditions for enormous wildfires that send vast amounts of carbon into the atmosphere and endangered people's health across the region with terrible air pollution. Martin Wooster of King's College London and NERC NCEO reports.

Tags: Atmosphere, Health, Pollution
16. Ship emissions: Monitoring, enforcement and human health

Air pollution from ships is a serious problem that doesn't get enough attention. Kelvin Boot explains how environmental science can help ensure industry plays by the rules.

Tags: Atmosphere, Health, Oceans, Pollution, Water
17. Living highways

A new project aims to make Sheffield a better place to live by attracting more plants and animals to its roadside verges. Tom Marshall spoke to those involved.

Tags: Biodiversity, Ecology, Health, Pollinators, UK
18. A dose of nature

What do you get when you cross ecology with psychotherapy? Quite possibly you end up with profound benefits for people's wellbeing - and for the health of the NHS. Dan Bloomfield explains why for many chronically ill or isolated people help could lie just beyond their front door.

Tags: Ecology, Health, UK
19. A tale of two cities

How can we provide safe water for poor people living in African cities? Dan Lapworth, Jim Wright and Steve Pedley are working to find out.

Tags: Health, Natural resources, Pollution, Water
20. What's eating you

These days we can get a prescription for many infections, but what happens when you have more than one at a time? Emily Griffiths explains how we can look at co-infection in a way that could help us devise more effective treatments.

Tags: Biology, Disease, Ecology, Health, Microbes

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