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Pollution From Asia Circles Globe at Stratospheric Heights

March 25, 2010

pollution in the stratosphere The economic growth across much of Asia is coming with a troubling side-effect: pollutants from the region are being wafted up to the stratosphere during monsoon season. The new finding, published this week in Science Express, provides additional evidence of the global nature of air pollution. Full Story

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