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Jakarta, Indonesia, 9 July - Air pollution is linked to the loss of an estimated 24,000 lives in Delhi, India in the first half of 2020 despite a strict COVID-related lockdown, according to a new tool that uses live air quality data to track the cost of air pollution in real time. The counter, developed by Greenpeace Southeast Asia and IQAir AirVisual, reveals the impact of air pollution in 28 cities around the world since 1 January, 2020.1

Outdoor air pollution usually makes all the major air quality headlines. 

A flight is canceled to Delhi because smog is too dense.1 A red alert for outdoor air pollution is declared due to record levels of dangerous outdoor pollutants.2 And nearly 7 million people die prematurely each year from causes linked to air pollution, including heart disease and respiratory conditions.3

In comparison, air pollution in your home or office doesn’t seem like breaking news. 

Understanding the relationship between outdoor and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is your strongest weapon against its effects on your health. Your behavior and environment both influence the interaction between indoor and outdoor pollutants, so changing both your habits and your home is crucial to minimizing outdoor air pollution’s effect on indoor air.

When you're hyped up and ready to make your workout count, air quality shouldn’t stop you from staying fit and doing the sports you love. From running, cycling, or training for a marathon, don’t let bad air quality get in the way of your active lifestyle (or your long-term health, for that matter). This is a complete guide to help you understand how to optimize your workout routine when you live in an area impacted by pollution. There’s a lot to cover; buckle in.
91% of the world’s population live in cities and communities with unhealthy air. The situation in our homes can be even worse. The Environmental Protection Agency says the air quality in our homes is often more unhealthy than the air outside our window. The good news is you can take steps to improve the air quality in your home, and new research about the causes and effects of unhealthy air can help you make the best choices for your family.

The next generation will face many challenges. One of these will be the complicated relationship humans have with the environment and climate change. You know that the subject is important to teach them about, but how do you do it?

Sometimes the best way to teach kids lessons is through something they already like to do: watching movies.

Spending time outdoors in presence of clean and fresh air might then be safer and more beneficial to health than spending time indoors. Now, the reflection above leads us to ask ourselves what benefits a clean fresh air brings to our body health.