Air quality and Air quality improvement zones in Mongolia
Students affected by traffic pollution experience
a drop in test scores, an increase in behavioral incidents and more absences.
– Heissel et al., 2019 (NBER)
Exposure to small-particle pollution (like
PM found in Ulaanbaatar) can 2.5 increase the risk of infertility by 20%. Such exposure can also increase the time to pregnancy, or the time it takes for one to conceive.
– Li et al., 2021
Learn about how Mongolia can end air pollution – ‘Unlock’ Podcast ft. Breathe Mongolia
(in Mongolian only)
Visualizing Air Quality in Ulaanbaatar from 2019 to 2020
Hike or Bike with your friends and family to fund our Clean Air projects.
Read the 10 best practices to protect yourself from air pollution in Mongolia
Print out the poster and comic book to teach your children about air pollution
Environment, Natural Resources, News What Is Desertification and How Does It Impact Mongolia? 23 · Jul · 2021
90% of the Mongolian grassland is vulnerable to desertification, increasing the risk of loss of vegetation, growth of sand areas, and drying-out of rivers .
Environment, Health Impact, Protect Yourself, Reduce Pollution Industrial pollution and missing testicles 25 · Jun · 2021
Could environmental pollution from industry contribute to the increase of underdeveloped testicles? A recent study shows it could.
Education, Government, News, Policy, Reduce Pollution Breathe Mongolia Co-hosts UNLEASH Hacks Mongolia 2021 06 · Aug · 2021
Breathe Mongolia and UNLEASH Hacks Mongolia partner with eight other organizations to host a hackathon focused on Mongolia’s most pressing problem.
Economy, Environment, Government, Health Impact, News, Policy The Perils of Air Pollution for Developing Countries: What Can They Do About It? 02 · Jul · 2021
Air pollution became the fourth leading risk factor for early death in 2019. Green investment and long-term plans are the way out for developing countries.
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