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Warrior Moms is a collective of mothers from all over India fighting for children's right to breathe clean air. They do it by creating awareness on sources of air pollution and climate change, educating and empowering citizens to take action, and engaging with decision makers to enforce regulations. Their mission is to create a society where clean air, our basic human right, is accessible to all, especially children for a healthy and productive life.

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Air quality is one of the biggest threats to public health. Together, ambient or outdoor air pollution, and household air pollution cause 6.7 million premature deaths in a single year. Yet enough attention isn’t paid to the detrimental effects of poor air quality on the health of humans, plants, and wildlife.

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Poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is a health hazard to the occupants in any kind of enclosed space. How do you fix something that you cannot measure? Which is the reason we constantly need to monitor the air quality in our homes. Despite this fact, we are faced with several misconceptions around it that we might end up believing.

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Apart from being a severe health risk, poor indoor air quality in offices also impacts the cognitive ability and productivity of employees, making it a key focus area for all businesses. Here’s a closer look at the problem, and how you can address it ...

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Hotels and malls were once perceived as establishments offering respite from the dust and pollution of bustling cities. But, with increasing awareness of how indoor air quality is often far worse than outdoor air quality, it’s important to examine the role that hospitality businesses play, and how they can do better.

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Bulldozer image at construction site

While rapid infrastructure development is viewed as the gateway to economic dominance, construction-linked air pollution is a burgeoning threat that simply can’t be ignored. Here’s all you need to know about construction pollution and what needs to change to protect and improve public health.

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Kid sitting in school wearing a mask

Children are at greater risk simply because their lungs are still developing. Additionally, many pollutants are at a high concentration closer to the ground. This means that children are prone to inhaling more quantities of such pollutants than the average adult.

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Air pollution is a growing public concern across the world. Latest Data shows that every year approx 7 Million people die as early as a consequence of air pollution....

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With the onset of winter, Crop Burning becomes rampant in northern Indian states, particularly in Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh.

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India is home to nearly 138 million elderly people. Older people are at increased risk of health complications due to air pollution as much due to ...

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Air pollution in India is no longer a problem, it is a hazardous disease that is inseparable from our daily lives. The problem of poor air quality has ...

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The end of the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t seem near. However, whenever it does end, our lifestyle would not go back to being what ...

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India is currently battling a vicious second wave of COVID-19 pandemic which has caused trauma and loss on an unprecedented scale. Almost every person you know has either had a health scare due to COVID-19 themselves ...

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Air pollution exposure is widely recognised as having a range of health effects in healthy individuals, however, it is especially harmful for people suffering ...

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The Northern part of India is yet again enduring a fierce bout of “severe” AQI, courtesy drop in temperature and dense smog.The struggle against soaring ...

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Delhi-NCR area is known to have some of the worst air pollution levels in the country all year round. While there are multiple factors such as geographical location, vehicular and industrial pollution, crop burning ...

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Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, public health in India has been further pushed into a compromised state. As cases spike with each passing day, and with the vaccine availability ...

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For a lot of us the festival of Diwali brings with itself that spark of joy and zest to celebrate that has been missing from our lives these past several months. Yes, the threat of a deadly ...

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We spend 90% of our time indoors. By ensuring clean air quality in schools, offices, hotels etc. one can ensure good health for the occupants. There are various purification ...

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In this new age of post COVID-19 lockdowns, it has become essential for workspaces to closely monitor indoor environments and air quality and ensure a healthy and ...

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We are excited to introduce our very first feature to help people with asthma or other respiratory illnesses keep their asthma under control. We have worked closely with ...

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Having treated kids with asthma and dealing with the fears and worries of their parents for over 25 years, here are some of my observations and suggestions for the parents ...

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We often get asked that people want to quickly see the air quality for their nearest monitor, or a personal monitor at home or a particular outdoor station at work or home ...

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The AQI soars to toxic levels from October through March every year. As a parent, it is often a dilemma whether to send your child outdoors to allow her the childhood ...

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Airveda always strives to provide the most accurate and reliable data to citizens. Based on new information available from govt. sites we are updating our AQI calculation ...

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Aira literally means ‘of the wind’. She is a sweet, kind-hearted and friendly child. She is full of life, vivacious, loves to play. Her smile brightens up your day. She personifies every child out there ...

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2019 is coming along as a year in which India is making a big push for electric vehicles, indicating a pivotal point in its clean energy policy. The expectation is that ...

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Air pollution is a growing public concern across the world. New data shows that every year 8.8 million people die early as a consequence of air pollution, more than those by smoking (7 million). 92% of the entire human race is ...

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The back-bone of economic development is infrastructure. All construction sites generate high levels of pollution and this can carry for large distances over a long period of time ...

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When we think of air pollution, an image of hazy smog over the city or black smoke spewing out of vehicles comes to mind. Often, we do not consider indoor air pollution that we may all be creating ...

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Regarded as one of the major source of air pollution, vehicles are congesting the roads with traffic and the air with their exhausts daily. A study by TERI and ARAI found that vehicular emissions may ...

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In November, 2017, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas took the drastic proactive measure and advanced the introduction of Bharat Stage VI fuel norms ...

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We are delighted to announce that our monitor PM2510CVTH is the first IAQ(indoor air quality) monitor manufactured in India to be accredited by the globally recognized ...

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Children playing despite pollution

Coming from a family with respiratory health issues, I am quite the tiger mom when it comes to protecting my children from air pollution. I get constantly asked what I do to protect my ...

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Suffering from Sick Building Syndrome

Have you ever noticed a strong smell when you enter a building under construction, a newly painted room or a newly furnished room? This pungent smell is a sign of VOCs or Volatile Organic Compounds in ...

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Students feeling sleepy

Carbon dioxide is a natural constituent of the air we breathe. Humans breathe in oxygen and release carbon dioxide, plants breathe in carbon dioxide and release oxygen. So why lately, are we hearing so much about carbon dioxide as an ...

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A clean indoor space with plants.

WHO recently published their latest study which revealed that the 14 most polluted cities in the world are in India. It is clear that air pollution is not just a Delhi problem. It is also clear that the scale of the problem is huge and air pollution ...

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A clean indoor space with plants.

We know when food is dirty or water is impure, and take every precaution before consuming them. But when it comes to air, we do not realize how polluted it is because we cannot see it. A person with normal activity level breathes in 2 gallons of air ...

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Lady doing yoga by the water.

Exercise is a must for a healthy and long life. For those with asthma however, exercise carries many challenges, many of which are fortified by myths such as “exercise causes asthma to worsen”. Nothing can be further from the truth ...

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Healthy fruits and vegetables

Our respiratory system is the most crucial, yet most abused organ system in our body. Various external stressful factors such as polluted air, weather changes, unhealthy food intake, erratic schedules, improper lifestyle etc. play havoc on our immunity, and the ...

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IBreathe - man wearing mask and holding xray

Every day we come across headlines screaming in our face on the imminent dangers of the polluted air engulfing our surroundings.We could probably go three weeks without food, three days without water, but it’s difficult to go beyond three minutes without air ...

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Woman running

There is no better start to a winter day than a run in the crisp morning air, followed by breakfast while basking in the warm winter sun. Increasingly, however, winters have become an omen of high pollution levels, severe air quality, choking smog and endless respiratory ...

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Healthy meal

Ayurveda - one of the oldest bodies of knowledge on holistic wellness, has its roots ingrained in the philosophy that food plays a big part in our well-being. As per Ayurveda and Yoga humans have psycho-physiological constitution. The three doshas ...

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Women driving two-wheelers with masks

There has been significant research around the effects of PM2.5 and PM10 worldwide which has connected high levels of exposure to these pollutants with significant health problems. Here is how Airveda is helping monitor that ...

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Diwali diyas

Growing up, Diwali signified new beginnings, fun and festivities. The house bustled with friends and family and lights and smells that were truly unique to the time of year. As children, it meant new clothes, gifts, decorations, rangolis and ...

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City covered in smog

Many people have asked us our views on which purifiers are most effective. So we decided to use the Airveda monitor to do a small study on 3 popular Air Purifiers ...

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Woman breathing fresh air

Nasal congestion or stuffy nose is the blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes, lining the nose, becoming swollen from inflamed pm2blood vessels. Typical symptoms of nasal congestion are nasal discharge, congestion, cough, fever ...

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A plant growing in concrete

Air pollution and global warming are now a major threat to all mankind. WHO reports that around 7 million people die in a year as a result of air pollution exposure. 65% of the deaths in Asia and 25% deaths in India are due to air pollution alone ...

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Children wearing masks

Air pollutants are emitted by a number of sources – industries, households, farming activities, vehicles, and even natural occurrences such as forest fires, dust storms and volcanic activity. These emissions are a concoction of dust, chemicals, solid and liquid fine particulate matter ...

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Man running in the city

We know when food is dirty or water is impure but when it comes to air we do not realize how polluted it is because we cannot see it. And we breathe in almost 3000 gallons of air every day. While larger pollutants are directly visible to the eye ...

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Sapling growing in the solid

Asthma runs in my family. My dad, myself and my daughter are all asthmatic. After being in the US for 13 years, we moved to India in Dec 2013. In 2014 Delhi was declared the most polluted city in the world. In September 2014 my asthma got much worse, after double courses of oral steroids ...

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