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London's air pollution crisis revealed: More than a QUARTER of the capital's parks, playgrounds and open spaces exceed safety limits for air quality (so, how bad is YOURS?)

London's air pollution crisis was today laid bare by a shocking interactive map that reveals how poor the air quality is in your local park.  A damning report has revealed more than a quarter of green spaces in the capital breach international nitrogen dioxide (NO2) thresholds.  Scientists have now expressed a 'genuine concern' for the health of Londoners after they analysed the air quality of 4,470 parks across the capital's 33 boroughs.  Bustling tourist hubs such as Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens and Regent's Park are among the most polluted places and all exceed the 40 µg/m3 per year limit imposed by both the European Union and World Health Organisation.  Read more.....



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