Idling in traffic jams can increase exposure to pollutants by up to 40 percent — luckily some easy changes can help lessen that number.
Indoor plants are more than just household decorations. Scientists found that certain plant varieties could remove some harmful compounds and reduce air pollutants.
A new study reveals that the cheap cloth masks, most commonly used in highly polluted areas in Asia and Southeast Asia, could not protect people from the harmful effects of air pollution.
New York designer developed new line of clothing that can detect high levels of air pollution in the surroundings.
This high-tech birdhouse aims to encourage people to use bicycles and public transportation more often than bring their own car.
Bees, which are known for their keen sense of smell, are losing their ability to efficiently forage for food.
Many chemicals found in our households were never adequately tested for safety. Children who are exposed to these chemicals, such as air pollutants, plasticizers and lead, are at a risk of impaired brain development.
Stephen Hawking has raised his concerns about a future robot upsurge and how humankind poses a big threat to the environment if they do not clean up their act.
A new study reveals that smoke from wood-burning ovens in pizzerias and steakhouses in Sao Paulo, Brazil contribute to the megacity's toxic air conditions.
The amount of carbon dioxide in the Antartic has surpassed the 400 parts per million (ppm) mark. This is the first occurrence in 400 million years, and will not decrease even after thousands of years.
A new study has linked exposure to air pollution to increased mental illnesses in children.
Can the magnificent 17th-century structure survive air pollution--and a barrage of green insect poo?
Both short- and long-term exposure to vehicle exhaust, coal burning and dust particles may cause high blood pressure, a major risk factor for coronary heart disease.
Air pollution caused by car and industrial emissions may increase the risk of stillbirths in pregnant women.