For COPD Awareness Month, Be Alert to Dangers of Indoor Air…

[#item_title] November is National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness Month[1], and to recognize it and the people with this disease, the testing laboratory EMSL Analytical[2] reminded patients of indoor air quality pollutants, irritants, and allergens that can aggravate their condition. According to EMSL, indoor air pollutants and allergens that may exacerbate COPD[3] include dust and dust mites; pet dander; pollen;...

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Statement On Ocean Plastic Pollution | U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont

10.21.19 Mr. LEAHY. Mr. President, oceans, lakes, and rivers across our planet are filled with debris that litters shorelines and threatens public health, navigation safety, wildlife, and the environment. This debris causes serious damage to the health of ocean ecosystems and marine life, and, due to ocean currents, often travels great distances and poses threats to nations that are not...

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New Report Calls for Urgent Action to Tackle Marine Pollution, A Growing Threat to the Caribbean Sea

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2019 – A New World Bank report released today examines how marine pollution in the Caribbean threatens the region’s resilience to climate change. The report calls for urgent actions to restore damaged ecosystems and protect the Caribbean’s marine resources, a key source of food, livelihoods and jobs to millions of people dependent on tourism, fisheries and the...

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