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September 1, 2015

Satellite Spots Unexpected Result of Middle East Conflict

If there’s any silver lining to the ongoing conflict in the Middle East, it may come in the form of fewer smog clouds. Political upheaval, economic recession and armed conflict over the last five years drove down air-pollution levels, especially smog, across the Middle East, according to an open-access report published recently in Science Advances.