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Sep 24, 2021, 9:00am EDT
  • July 17

    Why Canada’s wildfires will affect air quality for weeks to come

    Canada’s fire season is especially bad, and it could lead to smoke drifting southward for the rest of the summer.

  • June 28

    The Air Quality Index and how to use it, explained

    8 things you should know about the number that measures bad air.

  • June 9

    If you can’t breathe well, neither can your pet

    How to tell if your pet is suffering from wildfire smoke.

  • June 8

    How to make your indoor air better when it’s smoky outside

    Air conditioning, purifiers, and even box fans can help.

  • June 8

    Why some of the US has the most polluted air in the world right now

    Canada’s smoke blanketing the US is just the latest example of intensifying wildfires.

  • June 8

    Why is eastern Canada on fire — and when will the smoke clear?

    4 basic questions about Canada’s wildfires, answered.

  • June 8

    The air we breathe was getting better. Then climate change hit.

    A new report finds that pollution from wildfires, heat, and drought is making it harder to improve air quality.

  • June 7

    Smoky air puts everyone at risk — but it’s worse for some

    From burning eyes to asthma attacks: Who’s at highest risk from air pollution? And when should you seek care?

  • June 7

    Dirty air can be deadly. Here’s how to protect yourself.

    The Air Quality Index can warn you about wildfire smoke and pollution in your area. Here’s a step-by-step guide.

  • September 24, 2021

    We can’t just run away from wildfires

    The risks of massive wildfires are growing, but we have tools to curb them.

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