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Accra, Ghana

50% of world's population use biomass stoves for cooking
Cooking fumes lead to 1.5 ­ 2million deaths worldwide
68,000 stoves were sold in Accra in 2008, potentially providing cleaner air for 400,000
The stoves improve air quality by 40% and children under 5 are 25% less likely…

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Fukushima, Japan, 2011

Radiation levels reaching 1000mSv. Legal limit for workers is 100mSv
2 people died due to radiation
45 people died during evacuation (mainly those in evacuated hospitals)
2 workers died due to heat stroke caused by the full body hazmat suits

Wittenoom, Australia

Was an asbestos mining ton…


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