Benefits of conservation efforts may not yet be fully visible

The time it takes for species to respond to conservation measures — known as an ‘ecological time lag’ — could be partly masking any real progress that is being made, experts have warned.advertisement Global conservation targets to reverse declines in biodiversity and halt species extinctions are not being met, despite decades of conservation action. Last […]

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Dramatic health benefits following air pollution reduction

Reductions in air pollution yielded fast and dramatic impacts on health-outcomes, as well as decreases in all-cause morbidity, according to findings in “Health Benefits of Air Pollution Reduction,” new research published in the American Thoracic Society’s journal, Annals of the American Thoracic Society.advertisement The study by the Environmental Committee of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies […]

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