Of the 2 billion children who inhale pollution, the daily breath of 300 million is toxic far beyond safe levels. It’s the most recent report highlighting the growing health problem air pollution poses.
Almost one in seven children worldwide live in areas with outdoor air so polluted that it can cause serious physical damage, including harming their developing brains, according to a study by the United Nations’ children’s agency UNICEF.
The study, released on Monday, uses satellite imagery to show for the first time how many children are exposed to outdoor pollution that exceeds global guidelines set by the World Health Organization (WHO), along with where they live across the globe.
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Arid Zone AfforestationNPO (AZA) is a non-profit organization that acts to combat desertification on a local and global level, in arid, semi-arid, and deserted regions, where rainfall is limited or non-existent, by the use of innovative, environmentally friendly planting technologies, such as the Safe TreeΤΜ planting system.
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