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Nitrogen pollution boosts plant growth in tropics by 20 percent
A study by UC Irvine ecologists finds that excess nitrogen in tropical forests boosts plant growth by an average of 20 percent, countering the belief that such forests would not respond to nitrogen pollution. View News Article (2008-02-07)


NASA Study Links "Smog" to Arctic Warming
NASA scientists have found that a major form of global air pollution involved in summertime "smog" has also played a significant role in warming the Arctic. View News Article (2006-03-15)


Hot On The Heels Of Oil Pollution
Who spilled the oil? This is not an idle inquiry especially when the damage is enormous. To catch the culprits red-handed and prove their guilt is very difficult. That is why the identification of the sources which are responsible for oil pollution seems to be one of the major environmental problems all over the world. However, thanks to efforts of Russian scientists at St. Petersburg State... View News Article (2001-10-12)


Air pollution and genetics combine to increase risk for autism
Exposure to air pollution appears to increase the risk for autism among people who carry a genetic disposition for the neurodevelopmental disorder, according to newly published research led by scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC). View News Article (2013-12-02)


Air pollution link to clogged arteries
Should we be watching our exposure to airborne pollution as well as our cholesterol levels" Research now indicates that air pollution has a role to play in atherosclerosis (artery hardening), which can contribute to heart attacks or strokes. View News Article (2007-07-26)


ORNL study finds rivers play part in removing nitrogen
Tiny organisms play a powerful role in removing nitrate, a form of nitrogen pollution caused by human activity, in streams, according to a study by a team led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory and published in Nature. View News Article (2008-03-13)


Even low levels of air pollution may pose stroke risk
Short-term exposure to low levels of particulate air pollution may increase the risk of stroke or mini-stroke, according to findings that suggest current exposure standards could be insufficient to protect the public. View News Article (2008-06-02)


Dangerous nitrogen pollution could be halved
Ambitious mitigation efforts, however, could decrease the pollution by 50 percent. The analysis is the very first to quantify this. View News Article (2014-05-13)


Recovery from acid rain 'much slower than expected'
Acid rain was one of the world's worst pollution problems of the 1970s and 1980s, affecting large areas of upland Britain, as well as Europe and North America. View News Article (2007-09-28)


EPA ozone pollution standards 'unhealthy for America,' says American Thoracic Society president
David H. Ingbar MD, president of the American Thoracic Society, today called the proposed standards issued by the Environmental Protection Agency for ozone pollution-commonly known as smog-"unhealthy for America's kids, unhealthy for America's seniors, and unhealthy for America." View News Article (2007-06-25)

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