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Increase in Mental Disorders Due to Dirty Air and Temperature Instability!

This is according to a study by scientists from the United States and Denmark.

Scientists from the United States and Denmark have proven that the risk of mental illness depends on the quality of the air, and Chinese scientists add that temperature fluctuations also have effect on our mental health. 

Ambient Air Quality Indicator in Plovdiv Area Does Not Exceed Acceptable Standards

The results of the ambient air quality measurements from the mobile automatic station (MAS) installed in Karlovo after yesterday's fire at the landfill did not show elevated levels, said the press office of the regional environment inspectorate - Plovdiv.

Fine Dust From Africa Passes Over Bulgaria

The dust will be most significant on Wednesday.

In the coming days, the low atmospheric layers above the country will be saturated with fine dust from the African deserts, according to a forecast by the University of Athens. The concentration will not be large, in its maximum phase it will reach about 10 micrograms per cubic meter.

Smoke from blazes led to major air pollution in Athens

The high concentrations of airborne microparticles in the atmosphere of the Greek capital due to the large wildfire that raged across the island of Evia had dropped Wednesday from the levels observed on Tuesday, according to the director of the Institute for Environmental and Sustainable Development Research, Nikos Michalopoulos.

Saharan Dust In The Air

According to data from the Greek meteorological office for several days the atmosphere over Bulgaria is saturated with dust from the deserts of North Africa, Nova TV reported. The cloud of fine sand covered Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece and other Balkan countries.

Around 10% of Sofia Citizens do not Use Cars in Days with High Levels of Air Pollution

Some 10% of Sofia citizens do not use their cars in days with high levels of fine particulate matter, Mayor of Sofia Yordanka Fandakova said during the official opening of the second edition of the European Air Quality Conference - SOFAIR, Focus News Agency reports.

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