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Environmental Health Student Portal
The Environmental Health Student Portal, a product of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH), provides a safe and useful resource for students and teachers in grades 6 – 8 to learn how the environment can impact our health. Explore the link below to learn more about outdoor air pollution, including...
Simple ways to reduce your exposure to air pollution outside
Here are some simple changes can have a large effect on the quality of air you breathe and your health.
Ambient air pollution: Health impacts
Ambient (outdoor air pollution) is a major cause of death and disease globally. The health effects range from increased hospital admissions and emergency room visits, to increased risk of premature death.
Ambient air pollution: Interventions & tools
Cooperation across sectors and at different levels – city, regional and national – is crucial to effectively address air pollution.
Air Pollution Facts
Air pollution in a nutshell. How smog, soot, greenhouse gases, and other top air pollutants are affecting the planet—and your health.
Mom’s Clean Air Force Web Page
Fact sheets and list of online resources pertaining to clean air.
Government of Canada Wildfire and Air Quality forecasts – April to October
FireWork operates during the wildfire season from early April to late October. The FireWork system makes it possible to include the effects of wildfire smoke in forecasts of air quality by estimating the amount of pollution that will be added to the air.
Government of Canada – Local Air Quality Health Index Conditions
Current conditions of the most recent forecast values of the Air Quality Health Index for many Canadian cities.