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China pollution levels shoot back up as coronavirus lockdown eased - NASA

China pollution levels shoot back up as coronavirus lockdown eased - NASA

5 hours ago   |   Daily Express

POLLUTION levels in China have bounced back strongly after NASA had noticed a lull in nitrogen dioxide in the air in China during lockdown.
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Which animals are benefitting from coronavirus lockdowns?

6 days ago   |   New Scientist

It isn't true that dolphins have returned to Venice, but bees are benefitting from lower air pollution, and a drop in ocean traffic could be good for whales
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Here's your chance to spot Mercury, as it cosies up to Venus this weekend

Here's your chance to spot Mercury, as it cosies up to Venus this weekend

6 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

Look to the north-west on the evening of Friday 22 May, soon after sunset, to enjoy a spectacular coming together of brilliant Venus and shy and elusive Mercury. The planetary...
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“Regulation and Innovation: Examining Outcomes in Chinese Pollution Control Policy Areas,”

9 days ago   |   Harvard

Liqun Zhuge, Richard B. Freeman, and Matthew T. Higgins. 2020. “ “Regulation and Innovation: Examining Outcomes in Chinese Pollution Control Policy Areas,” ” Economic...
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Controlling particulate nitrate pollution in China

12 days ago   |   Harvard

Shixian Zhai, Daniel J. Jacob, Xuan Wang, Zirui Liu, Tianxue Wen, Viral Shah, Ke Li, Jonathan M. Moch, Kelvin Bates, Shaojie Song, Lu Shen, Yuzhong Zhang, Gan Luo, Fangqun Yu...
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Coronavirus lockdown: Stunning images reveal what world looks like without pollution

Coronavirus lockdown: Stunning images reveal what world looks like without pollution

22 days ago   |   Daily Express

STUNNING new images show how the coronavirus lockdown has led to a lack of air pollution, clearing out the night skies, and revealing what the world might look like without...
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Exposure to air pollution and COVID-19 mortality in the United States

22 days ago   |   Harvard

Xiao Wu, Rachel C Nethery, Benjamin M Sabath, Danielle Braun, and Francesca Dominici. 2020. “ Exposure to air pollution and COVID-19 mortality in the United States .” medRxiv.
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When Travel Resumes, Ride-Sharing Will Be Vital To Keeping UK Emissions Low

When Travel Resumes, Ride-Sharing Will Be Vital To Keeping UK Emissions Low

27 days ago   |   Computer Business Review

One positive to come out of coronavirus self-isolation measures is the reduction in pollution across many major cities, writes Nicolas Andine, Co-CEO at Karhoo. Nicolas...
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The Guardian view on Johnson's Covid-19 plan: doubt, deny and dismiss | Editorial

27 days ago   |   The Guardian

Rather than admit responsibility for being behind the curve, ministers instead seek to delegitimise the media for asking questions about why Britain failed Ibsen's 19th-century...
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Clean air in Europe during lockdown ‘leads to 11,000 fewer deaths'

28 days ago   |   The Guardian

Study into effects of coronavirus curbs also finds less asthma and preterm births The improvement in air quality over the past month of the coronavirus lockdown has led to...
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China pollution levels shoot back up as coronavirus lockdown eased - NASA

China pollution levels shoot back up as coronavirus lockdown eased - NASA

POLLUTION levels in China have bounced back strongly after NASA had noticed a lull in nitrogen dioxide in the air in China during lockdown. Read more ...

Black hole: THIS is what would happen if you got close to a black hole

Black hole: THIS is what would happen if you got close to a black hole

AN ASTRONOMER has revealed what would happen if you were to ever get near to a black hole, with the intense gravitational pull creating a friction which would burn you alive. Read more ...

City Nature Challenge 2020 - what happened?

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Mass extinction: 50 BILLION years worth of evolution close to being wiped...

Mass extinction: 50 BILLION years worth of evolution close to being wiped out - study

HUMANITY is on the brink of wiping out almost 50 BILLION years of collective evolution - almost five times the entire history of the Universe. Read more ...

NASA-SpaceX launch: Astronauts speak out following postponement of historic...

NASA-SpaceX launch: Astronauts speak out following postponement of historic launch

THE two astronauts who were destined to head to the International Space Station on the first launch from American soil in almost a decade before it was delayed have spoken out. Read more ...