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Coastal women in Bangladesh face health issues due to climate change

Women living in Bangladesh's coastal regions are severely affected by climate change-induced salinity, leading to various health complications.

Famiha Suhrawardy reports for Dhaka Tribune.

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Health impacts of Maui wildfire revealed in new study

A study shows alarming health issues among Maui wildfire survivors, including high rates of depression and respiratory problems.

Nina Lakhani reports for The Guardian.

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In Detroit, a ‘magic wand’ makes dirty air look clean – and lets polluters off the hook

Across the US, local governments, lobbyists and industry have spent millions to get wildfire pollution excluded from the record. People like Robert Shobe pay the price.

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Here’s what the Great Salt Lake’s dust is doing to our bodies

Dust pollution is the first problem to emerge from a desiccated terminal lake, said Kevin Perry, an atmospheric scientist at the University of Utah, and will be the last to be solved.

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Lung conditions will be made worse by climate change, say researchers

Respiratory experts are calling on governments to reduce emissions and improve air quality, reports Danny Halpin in the Independent.

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Wildfire smoke could increase your pneumonia risk, experts say. Here's what you need to know to stay healthy

Pneumonia is a persistent threat, killing around 2.5 million people each year worldwide, and sickening countless others. Can wildfire smoke increase one’s chances of contracting it?

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How the gas flares in Nigeria are fuelling a health crisis

Tom Brown and Christina Last write about Nigeria’s oil-rich south, where companies are burning off so much excess gas it's enough to power the whole of sub-Saharan Africa.

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