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...
Here are some simple changes can have a large effect on the quality of air you breathe and your health. https://www.cbc.ca/natureofthings/features/simple-ways-to-reduce-your-exposure-to-air-pollution-outside
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. https://www.who.int/airpollution/ambient/health-impacts/en/
Air pollution in a nutshell. How smog, soot, greenhouse gases, and other top air pollutants are affecting the planet—and your health. https://www.nrdc.org/stories/air-pollution-everything-you-need-know
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.