The virus has killed 130,000 people in Europe, but the drop in air pollution has saved 11,000, according to a new study.
Authorities are suspending enforcement of environmental rules while factories make up for lost production during the coronavirus pandemic.
A new study compares the range of things that reduce life expectancy.
If you're living in Sydney or Melbourne you can expect some damage and possible health consequences in the future.
For weeks Australian cities have been experiencing air pollution worse than Beijing's. This is harming far more people than the actual fires.
Even as schools in the capital remain shut due to the drastic spike in pollution levels and residents advised to avoid outdoor activities, an event called ‘Run for Children’ took place.
As air quality worsens in the northern states of India and unleashes its wrath on mere mortals, even the gods are being made to wear protection.
Indian Ministers Advise People to Perform Fire Rituals and Eat Carrots to Deal With Delhi’s Air Pollution
Even as the capital city’s air quality continues to remain in the “severe plus” category, some government officials have come up with troll-worthy remedies.
The nation's worst fire season since 2015 spurred one Twitter user to say, "This is Earth, not the planet Mars."
They are stocking up on anti-smog masks.
Research reveals that these particles, usually found in emissions from coal power plants and car exhausts, can potentially transfer to unborn babies and lead to low birth weight, miscarriages and premature births.
Listen to songs like “Fire Burning” and “Mask Off” as air pollution levels reach insanely high levels in Southeast Asia.