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Clearing the Streets

Clearing the Streets

By Aniruddha Dasgupta  — The Mark News —  India is breaking records, but for all the wrong reasons – its cities are choking on smog. According to the Health Effects Institute, India has surpassed China in health risks from air pollution. The rush toward personal vehicle ownership and city streets […]

Peruvian University Creates Air-Pollution Cleaning Billboard

Peruvian University Creates Air-Pollution Cleaning Billboard

The University of Engineering and Technology, known for building the world’s first potable water-producing billboard, has come up with another ingenious invention: a billboard to reduce air pollution. The fledgling university, founded in 2011 and known as UTEC, created the billboard in order to reduce air pollution at a construction […]

World Health Organization Says Lima has Worst Air Pollution in LatAm

World Health Organization Says Lima has Worst Air Pollution in LatAm

Peru’s imposing capital of Lima has the worst air pollution of all Latin American cities, according to a recent study by the World Health Organization. The WHO report, which analyses 1,600 cities in 91 countries, found that only 12 percent of the world’s urban population breathes clean air. The director […]

Climate Change Workshop Brings International Experts to Lima

Climate Change Workshop Brings International Experts to Lima

Local and international scientists will be meeting in Lima next week for a workshop on health in climate change, as well as water and air pollution. The three-day workshop is being organized by the Cayetano Heredia University and will kick off on April 27 with a lecture by Dr. Kyle […]