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Can we recycle plastic without recycling the toxic pollutants as well? New NFR project PLASTCYC explores the options
Plastic production has increased twentyfold during the last 50 years, is expected to double again by 2035 – and quadruple by 2050. A lot of…

Why do polar bears hunting at sea have higher pollution levels than those staying on land?
Polar bears that hunt mainly in the sea have higher pollutant levels in their bodies than those staying on land during the sea ice free…

The greenhouse gas nitrous oxide is on the rise
Most of us know nitrous oxide as “laughing gas”, used for its anaesthetic effects. But nitrous oxide is also one of the main stratospheric ozone…


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On the Robustness of Field calibration for Smart air quality monitors

De Vito, Saverio; Esposito, Elena; Castell, Nuria; Schneider, Philipp; Bartonova, Alena

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FLEXPART v10.1 simulation of source contributions to Arctic black carbon

Zhu, Chunmao; Kanaya, Yugo; Takigawa, Masayuki; Ikeda, Kohei; Tanimoto, Hiroshi; Taketani, Fumikazu; Miyakawa, Takuma; Kobayashi, Hideki; Pisso, Ignacio


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