The benefits of ventilation reach far beyond the coronavirus. What if we stop taking colds and flus for granted, too?
— Read on www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/09/coronavirus-pandemic-ventilation-rethinking-air/620000/
Air pollution is estimated to cause 7 million deaths a year and cost the global economy nearly $3 trillion. But is the true cost even higher? Stephen Dubner explores the links between pollution and cognitive function, and enlists two fellow Freakonomics Radio Network hosts in a homegrown experiment.
— Read on omny.fm/shows/freakonomics-radio/this-is-your-brain-on-pollution
By doing video surveillance deep in the ocean, researchers working in the North Pacific have discovered the densest accumulation of plastic waste ever recorded on an abyssal seafloor, finding that the majority of this waste is single-use packaging.
— Read on academictimes.com/single-use-plastics-dominate-debris-on-the-north-pacifics-deep-ocean-floor/
Researchers find toxic elements smudging the world’s tallest peak in ways unseen and previously unstudied.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/science/mt-everest-pollution/2021/04/16/7b341ff0-909f-11eb-bb49-5cb2a95f4cec_story.html