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India: How air pollution is affecting people in Delhi′s slums

People living in slums, who mostly survive on meager incomes, are most vulnerable to toxic air because their work often requires them to stay outdoors for long hours.
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Wildfires having devastating effect on air quality in western US, study finds

Increasingly ferocious wildfires in the western US are taking a devastating toll on the region's air quality, with wildfire smoke now accounting for half of all air pollution during the worst wildfire years, according to a new study.

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1 in 7 Americans have experienced dangerous air quality due to wildfires this year

Parts of the West Coast experienced very unhealthy or hazardous air from wildfires for the first time ever recorded. Millions endured that smoke for twice as long as the recent average.
Sugar field burning plagues poor Florida towns with soot
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Sugar field burning plagues poor Florida towns with soot

Florida's sugar cane farmers are being asked to consider not setting fire to their fields prior to harvest.

What India looks like when the air turns poison
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What India looks like when the air turns poison

The toxic New Delhi skies are caused in part by the burning of crops, and officials have begun restricting car use, shutting primary schools and halting construction projects.
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