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Air pollution

We’re missing the small picture: The threat from ultrafine particles

Ultrafine particles are so small that they're hard to track and trace, but they seem to harm us nevertheless. They enter our blood and organs, and can "carry" toxic chemicals than might cause serious illnesses.

Nairobi: Don’t take a deep breath if you don’t have to

The notorious traffic jams of Nairobi bring deadly air pollution to its inhabitants. Removing catalytic converters does not help.

Airmine at the Clean Cooking Forum 2019

More than 3 billion people are heavily exposed to dangerous air from cooking. Clean Cooking Forum 2019 gathered different forces to combat this huge problem.

Deadly Delhi

Smoke from crop stubble and Diwali fireworks make a deadly mixture.

Air pollution kills – and costs

About 7 million people die from air pollution annually, and costs to society are huge. But lots can be - and is - done to reduce it.

Cycling in cities: Darth Vader on two wheels?

Sell your bike and buy a bus card? We say don't.

World Athletics Championships, Doha: Did air quality have an impact?

Did air quality affect the results in Doha? Probably yes. The World Athletics Championships 2019 took place in Doha, Qatar, September 27th-October 6th. As we...

Traveling in October? Worst holiday destinations for a deep breath

Bad news for Middle East attractions, slight surprise for domestic Chinese tourists.
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To improve our pollen forecasts, we are using satellite data and machine learning to classify plant types.

We’re measuring pollen!

We are running our airminer 2.0 sensors to calculate local pollen levels. As expected, pollen levels vary with temperature and precipitation, but we also see significant variations through the day.

When to expect birch pollen in Norway?

Hazel and alder is flowering in Southern Norway, but the key allergen to many of us is birch. When can we expect the birch pollen season to start?

Spring in Europe – alder, hazel and birch pollen

We are heading into warmer and lighter days in Europe, lockdowns or not. And no surprise, the pollen is faithfully here.