Reducing air pollution a priority for Cuba

Air pollution is a phenomenon with a broad impact on human health and one of the greatest environmental issues facing the world.

Leading organizations recognize that the inhalation of pollutants, especially fine particles, represents a risk to the respiratory and cardiovascular systems, as well as impacting on other conditions.

Air pollution also jeopardizes the vitality of ecosystems and endangers flora and fauna.One of the biggest effects of this phenomenon is climate change, causing increased average temperatures.

With vast experience in air pollution studies, Cuba has conducted various projects and local and regional studies which go beyond mathematical calculations, to address the wider effects on the health of the most vulnerable sectors of the population.

Read more:

http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2016-04-26/reducing-air-pollution-a-priority-for-cuba

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