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The Effects of Indoor Air Filtration on Peak Expiratory Flow (PEF) in Children with Stable Asthma: A Randomized Double-Blind Crossover Trial in Shanghai, China
Air pollution is a global environmental and public health issue. With an estimated 92% of the world’s population living in areas exceeding the World Health Organization’s air pollution standards many individuals and households ...
LEMUR SPECIES-HABITAT RELATIONSHIPS AT MULTIPLE SPATIAL SCALES IN RANOMAFANA NATIONAL PARK, MADAGASCAR
Lemur populations are threatened by many factors, but are most impacted by habitat loss, fragmentation, and alteration. Studies have shown that there is a lag time between habitat disturbance and species response. Thus, ...
EVALUATING THE SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL EXTENT OF INUNDATION DUE TO SEA LEVEL RISE ON LAND, BUILDINGS, AND PEOPLE IN MO’OREA, FRENCH POLYNESIA
Driven by a combination of ice sheet loss, ocean thermal expansion, and changes in land water storage, sea levels are expected to rise, though local rates of change vary considerably. Historically, small island nations have ...
Origin and Scope of Hexavalent Chromium in North Carolina Groundwater
Potential groundwater contamination from coal ash ponds is a current public health concern in North Carolina. One of the suspected contaminants is chromium, particularly the toxic hexavalent chromium form. A recent study ...
Use Cases of Demand Response and Application to China
Since instituting market reforms in 1978, China has undergone rapid economic growth through transitioning from a centrally-planned economy to a market-based economy. The gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of China ...
Prioritizing High-altitude Ramsar Wetlands in the Eastern Himalayas
Himalayan high-altitude wetlands are some of the most iconic and hydrologically dynamic ecosystems in South and Central Asia. Yet little is known about their historical ecology; less is reported on their management. To aid ...