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China’s Forest City Will Help Reduce Pollution

With the second-highest number of annual pollution-related fatalities in the world, China is looking to forest cities to reduce pollution and CO2 in its largest cities. The Liuzhou Forest City will have a large collection of vertical forest buildings that should absorb 10,000 tons of CO2 and 57 tons of other pollutants while creating 900 tons of oxygen annually. Residents and businesses will be moving into the development’s 70 foliage-covered buildings in about two years.

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AHA: Screen Time Confers Sedentary Behavior in Children, Teens

Elevated screen time is associated with sedentary behavior leading to overweight and obesity in children and adolescents, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association or AHA. The AHA experts found that overall screen time seems to be increasing as portable devices are allowing for more access.

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