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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Air pollution in Mongolia is not just a capital city problem, but a nationwide problem
15 · Apr · 2022
Photo by: Orsoo Bayarsaikhan Although Mongolia is the least densely populated country in the world, it’s the 4th most polluted country as of 2020. While most people would blame the fact that 45% of the population lives in the capital city Ulaanbaatar, air pollution in other rural cities has reached extremely unhealthy levels in the […]