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Pollution Increases Cholesterol Levels, Researcher Shows

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May 22, 2013
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Researcher Jesus Araujo, director of Environmental Cardiology at the UCLA medical school, has shown in a study to be published by the American Heart Association that cholesterol levels are greater in mice that were exposed to diesel exhaust, suggesting that it's not only the fat we eat, but also the air we breathe.


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Sao Paulo Choking on Its Own Smog: Study

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Reuters (Oct. 21, 2013) Sao Paulo, host city of the first World Cup soccer match next year, has a major pollution problem. A recent study says air pollution in the southern Brazilian city causes three times more deaths than breast cancer or traffic accidents and costs the state US$160 million per year. Tara Cleary reports.
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Ecosystem Under Threat Inle Lake in Myanmar

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Deutsche Welle (Aug. 5, 2013) Inle Lake is the second-largest freshwater lake in Myanmar and home to the Inthe people. But the lake's ecosystem is now under threat through overfishing, deforestation, pollution and silting. Climate change is also having an impact. In 2010, extremely low water levels in the lake cut off access to the Hpaung Daw U Pagoda. That served as a wake-up call for local residents. The United Nations now supports a program promoting sustainable fishing, organic farming and raising awareness of conservation issues. Part of the initiative has been the introduction of a no-fish zone in the lake.
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RAW VIDEO: Heavy Smog Shrouds Cities in China

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AP (Oct. 22, 2013) Beijing sought to tame its infamous smog on Tuesday by preparing emergency measures such as factory shutdowns and traffic limits to kick in when air pollution levels are high. (Oct. 22)
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