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News on environmental zones and air pollution

Pollution - dangerous from the start

Spanish researchers have discovered that pollution from particulate matter and nitrogen oxides is detrimental to the corporal development of children even before they are born. A study conducted by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health examined the development of 783 foetuses in the Netherlands. Hence, prenatal exposure to air pollution would promote addictive behaviour and hyperactivity.