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Maratondebut som 50-åring – er det smart for helsa?

Trening i veistøv - påvirker det prestasjoner og helse? Så ble det påmelding til mitt første maraton. Det begynte med at gode venner på fest...

WHO tightens air quality guidelines

WHO releases stricter air quality guidelines to protect human health. The new standard for fine particles (PM2.5) is halved, stressing that exposure to PM2.5 is a major health risk.

EU’s clean air outlook – saving lives and reducing costs

EU has launched its Second Clean Air Outlook report. There are both premature deaths and money to be saved by improving the air quality.

Air quality in Europe – it’s going the right way

EEA's recent report gives hope for the air quality in Europe. Most pollutants have been reduced the last decade, but Eastern Europe is still heavily affected.

Air pollution shortens more lives than smoking, drugs and malaria

Although we are in the midst of a global pandemic, air pollution remains the single major contributor to loss in life expectancy across the globe.

Has air quality improved during lockdowns?

Delhi has had much cleaner air during the Covid-19 lockdowns, whereas we do not find the same improvement in PM2.5 levels in Oslo, Norway.

Watch out: Link between air pollution and glaucoma

Researchers have found a link between glaucoma and air pollution. People living in areas with high levels of air pollution run a higher risk of developing glaucoma.

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.
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How to spot a birch tree from space

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.