INFOGRAPHIC: The dangers of indoor pollution and how to deal with it

March 25, 2015 by  
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In 2012, household air pollution made up 7.7% of all global mortalities and indoor pollution causes all kinds of health issues, from headaches and trouble concentrating to allergies and lung problems. Given that we spend 90% of our lives indoors, it’s important that the air we breathe indoors be safe and clean, but that can be a challenge since indoor air is 2 – 5 times more polluted than outdoor air. This infographic gives you all the details on the dangers of indoor air pollution and a few tips for making the air in your home the best it can be. Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: The dangers of indoor pollution and how to deal with it Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags:

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Spring’s baby animals are easy prey for outdoor pets—help keep them safe!

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All around the world, songbirds are disappearing at an alarming rate. Although many of them perish due to habitat loss and poisoning by agricultural pesticides, a startling number of them are killed by domestic cats. In the USA alone, it’s estimated that somewhere around 3 billion birds and close to 7 billion small mammals are killed by cats, including house pets that are allowed to venture outdoors, and feral animals. Spring is the most vulnerable time for baby birds , rabbits, and other wee ones, and we can all do our part to help them survive. Read on to learn how. Read the rest of Spring’s baby animals are easy prey for outdoor pets—help keep them safe! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags:

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