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This water then polluted the plants, and the spring water in the area.
According to a WHO report, Ludhiana ranks fourth among the most polluted cities in the world, while Kanpur holds ninth position.
The results suggest that prolonged exposure to polluted air can have visible, negative effects on the brain which can lead to a variety of health problems," she said, reports the journal Molecular Psychiatry.
During the study, mice were exposed to either filtered air or polluted air for six hours a day, five days a week for 10 months, which amounts for nearly half their lifespan.
Local authorities list the harbor as among the most polluted areas along the coast, but Diab and his friends are unfazed.
It was discovered that the stream was seriously polluted with sewage, following a blockage in a sewer overflow.
In general, a polluted river contains less oxygen than a healthy one.
And after 16 years of lambasting government agencies for neglecting polluted beach waters, the NRDC has put some teeth into its complaints, filing a lawsuit Thursday that is aimed at cleaning up the toxic bacteria and sewage that foul the coastline.
In animals that breathed polluted air and ate a high-fat diet, 41.
Even without deadly storms, poor people in the region face daily threats of discharging effluent pipes, smelly toxic air and polluted (or scarce) drinking water.
Citizens of the towns of Walkerton, ON and North Battleford, SK experienced death and sicknesses from polluted drinking water.
That density of particles is typical of that in some heavily polluted cities and might be found elsewhere under certain circumstances, for example, in a traffic jam inside a tunnel, Urch says.