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 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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Learn about how Mongolia can end air pollution – ‘Unlock’ Podcast ft. Breathe Mongolia (in Mongolian only)
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Read the 10 best practices to protect yourself from air pollution in Mongolia
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COVID-19, Education, Health Impact, News, Protect Yourself, Smoking
The Dangerous Intersection between Smoking and the Pandemic
10 · Apr · 2021
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.
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.
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!
Environment, Health Impact, News, Protect Yourself
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.