Sofia

Sofia

Sofia is one of the most polluted cities in Europe. It constantly breaches both World Health Organisation (WHO) and European Union (EU) air quality safety levels, increasing the risk of heart disease, lung cancer, respiratory diseases and stroke.   Measurements of...
Tuzla

Tuzla

  Bosnia and Herzegovina has the second highest mortality rate (per 100,000 population) from air pollution in the world, after North Korea The main sources of PM2.5 are the Tuzla Thermal Power Plant which burns over 3.3 million tons of coal annually. The Tuzla Thermal...
Çanakkale

Çanakkale

With a population of 520,000, Çanakkale lies at the corner of the Aegean and Marmara seas. The city has hosted a number of notorious battles, including throughout the First World War, and has many historical monuments. Due to its favourable climate, dense forest,...
Hatay

Hatay

  Healthy Air, Healthy Climate With a population of 1.5 million, Hatay is the border city of Turkey and Syria. Iskenderun, a major town in the city, acts as a port for the heavy industry and coal power plants. Similarly to Adana, steel-iron plants, heavy industry and...
Emalahleni

Emalahleni

Healthy Air, Healthy Climate The Mpumalanga Highveld in South Africa is fast becoming one of the most polluted places on earth, and was designated a priority air pollution Airshed (HPA) [1] by the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) in 2007. This was meant to...