Older homes can have a variety of environmental health risks.
Kerry F. Thompson and Ryan T. Wilson
Poor indoor air on tribal lands can cause a range of respiratory illnesses, including viral infections. Here's how people are fixing the problem while preserving traditional ways.
A year-long analysis of Victorian primary and secondary school classrooms has found the amount of carbon dioxide often far exceeds the maximum acceptable standard.
Replacing wood stoves is essential but won't solve the indoor air pollution epidemic on its own.
Open windows and doors to boost air flow and help remove airborne particles.
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Being indoors with other people is a recipe for spreading the coronavirus. But removing airborne particles through proper ventilation and air filtration can reduce some of that risk.
The dangers of outdoor air pollution are now well known, but those related to the air we breathe at homes and at work are much less so, according to an international study.
Judging by available photographs, the Nauru processing centre definitely has a mould problem.
Several factors play a part when determining what kind of risk high levels of mould exposure can pose to human health.
When a house is better sealed, the quality of ventilation becomes more critical.
Our health depends on the quality of air indoors, where most of us spend 90% of our time. The easiest solution is to open a window, but what if that's not an option?