Air quality and Air quality improvement zones in Mongolia

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Students affected by traffic pollution experience a drop in test scores, an increase in behavioral incidents and more absences.
– Heissel et al., 2019 (NBER)

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Exposure to small-particle pollution (like PM2.5 found in Ulaanbaatar) can 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

 

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This article explains some of the health effects of smoking, some reasons why people smoke, and helpful and sustainable actions (other than smoking) that can help you deal with stress during a pandemic. 


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Agaar Neg: Air pollution knowledge platform launched

16 · May · 2021

The Agaar Neg platform is designed with the aim to create a healthy and safe environment for government and civil society organizations, the private sector, and all partners working to reduce air pollution to share their work, research reports, and project information.


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Are You One of the 89,000 Households to Be Connected to the Power Grid in 2021?

09 · Mar · 2021

Our bilingual air pollution map is the most comprehensive and easy-to-use tool for tracking air pollution in Mongolia. That is why we’re so excited to announce the launch of our new interactive zoning feature! 

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How Air Pollution Can Damage Your Skin

10 · Apr · 2021

The skin is actually the largest organ of the human body, and it acts as one of your body’s first barriers of defense against foreign substances. Air pollution has been associated with the following dermatological conditions: atopic dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis or acne, and even skin cancer. 


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