London’s I Like Clean Air citizen science project

This is a great example of grassroots air quality monitoring leading to influence on government and policy, and is the kind of impact I envisioned Blue Marble Labs could support;

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/jul/03/citizen-science-how-internet-changing-amateur-research

A quote from the “Shazia Ali-Webber: I Like Clean Air project” section of the article,

“If you want to raise awareness, the most powerful thing you can do is […]

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New study linking air pollution to mental disorders in young

This study from Sweden suggests a link between Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) and particulate matter (PM) pollution emissions and mental disorders in children;

http://www.pri.org/stories/2016-07-03/research-sweden-finds-link-between-air-pollution-and-mental-disorders-young.

While particulates (PM2.5 and PM10) are widely recognized and reported as the danger in air pollution, this is a study that also emphasizes the link between elevated levels of NO2 and human health.

The referenced […]

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