Experts urged to ratify Minamata Convention to phase out mercury-added products পারদযুক্ত পণ্যের ব্যবহার বন্ধে মিনামাতা কনভেনশন অনুমোদনের আহ্বান সেন্টমার্টিন সৈকতে প্লাস্টিকের আগ্রাসন 72 birds die eating pesticide-treated masakalai Educate girls to save the planet শিশুর সর্দি-কাশি সারানোর ঘরোয়া উপায় 50 Books All Kids Should Read Before They’re 12 24 thousand under 5 children die of pneumonia in Bangladesh annually গ্রিনহাউস গ্যাস কমানোর লক্ষ্যে নানা উদ্যোগ Maldives: Eco-friendly product export destination for Bangladesh

The Impact of Air Pollution on Mental Health

The World Health Organization estimates that air pollution causes roughly 3 million premature deaths every year (Vigo et al 2016). Air pollution is a generic term that includes a variety of  pollutants including gases, metallic and organic compounds, and particulate matter (PM). Most negative physical and mental health consequences of air pollution are caused by the effects of PM on the body and brain.

PM in the atmosphere is caused by both human activity and natural processes. Leading causes of PM include combustion of fossil fuels (e.g. from automobile exhaust), industrial processes, and large-scale agricultural operations. Natural sources of PM include windblown dust and wildfires. 

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