AirVisual launches groundbreaking report and interactive web ranking in review of 2018’s global air quality status

AirVisual launches groundbreaking report and interactive web ranking in review of 2018’s global air quality status

Latest air quality data for 2018 reveals that the majority of the world breathes unsafe air, far exceeding WHO air quality guidelines - while also highlighting an unequal distribution of PM2.5 pollution and availability of monitoring stations.

BlogMarch 5, 2019AirVisual
AirVisual launches groundbreaking report and interactive web ranking in review of 2018’s global air quality status
BlogMarch 5, 2019AirVisual

AirVisual launches groundbreaking report and interactive web ranking in review of 2018’s global air quality status

Latest air quality data for 2018 reveals that the majority of the world breathes unsafe air, far exceeding WHO air quality guidelines - while also highlighting an unequal distribution of PM2.5 pollution and availability of monitoring stations.

Revealing the invisible: Igor in Krasnoyarsk, Russia
BlogDecember 6, 2018Kelsey D.

Revealing the invisible: Igor in Krasnoyarsk, Russia

Igor Shpeht unites a community of concerned residents in Krasnoyarsk by creating a local platform to access air quality data and advisories - previously unknown. Equipped with data from publicly contributed AirVisual Pros and a growing community of aware citizens, he hopes to fight government complacency on the issue.

City dwellers beware - here’s what’s hiding in your air
BlogOctober 29, 2018AirVisual

City dwellers beware - here’s what’s hiding in your air

Increased population density causes urban buildings to be more likely to suffer dirty air, with elevated levels of PM2.5, formaldehyde and asbestos - all of which can threaten your health and wellbeing. Awareness to the dangers and sources of these harmful pollutants, and knowledge of how to avoid them, will help to ensure a healthier, happier you while living in or visiting cities everywhere.

IF you love your Pro, THEN get even more features with IFTTT
BlogSeptember 26, 2018AirVisual

IF you love your Pro, THEN get even more features with IFTTT

Managing air quality with your AirVisual Pro is now easier than ever. Our newly launched IQAir AirVisual IFTTT platform allows you to automate your home by connecting measured air quality readings from your Pro to actions on your favorite apps and home devices (with no technical know-how required!)

Summer related air pollution may be affecting your health, without you knowing
BlogJuly 25, 2018Emily W.

Summer related air pollution may be affecting your health, without you knowing

Increased outdoor activity and heat-induced air pollution in the Summer can make for heightened health risks. Learn which invisible pollutants are at play this season, and how to reduce your risk of exposure.

Join the movement for a cleaner planet!  Become a public air pollution data contributor today
BlogApril 21, 2018AirVisual Team

Join the movement for a cleaner planet! Become a public air pollution data contributor today

IQAir AirVisual's crowdsourced monitoring network has achieved some incredible victories in exposing air pollution in new communities around the world the past year, including new nations such as Nigeria, Pakistan, Italy, Philippines, Saudi Arabia and beyond. But the journey's not over yet! See how you can add your community to the map

This Earth Day, unite in making air pollution visible! #OurEarthOurAir
BlogApril 20, 2018AirVisual

This Earth Day, unite in making air pollution visible! #OurEarthOurAir

Our Earth suffers the same pollution we do. This Earth Day, Sunday April 22nd, join us in promoting air pollution awareness by “sharing your air.”

Revealing the Invisible: Unioil in the Philippines
BlogJanuary 23, 2018AirVisual

Revealing the Invisible: Unioil in the Philippines

Philippines-based petroleum company, Unioil, may seem, on the surface, an unlikely supplier of the largest air quality monitoring network in the Philippines, but their unique position is helping to promote cleaner air and behavior changes across the country by tackling one of the primary sources: vehicular emissions.

Decades later, airborne asbestos remains a public health hazard - here’s who's affected the most
BlogDecember 21, 2017Rosie Rosati

Decades later, airborne asbestos remains a public health hazard - here’s who's affected the most

Nearly 40 years have passed since asbestos was identified as a lethal contaminant, yet historic widespread use of the mineral continues to haunt millions today, particularly from occupational exposure. AirVisual highlights the industries most affected, and what can be done to safeguard against the deadly toxin.

Revealing the invisible: AirVisual community activism ignites action to fight smog in Pakistan
BlogNovember 20, 2017AirVisual

Revealing the invisible: AirVisual community activism ignites action to fight smog in Pakistan

Abid Omar, long-time Beijing resident originally from Pakistan, is making waves with his outdoor citizen network of AirVisual air monitors. He tells us his reasons behind revealing his home country’s air quality, and the explosive impact his data is having on the country's response to the pollution problem.

Smog getting you down? New study shows PM2.5’s impact on human stress levels
NewsSeptember 4, 2017Paule D

Smog getting you down? New study shows PM2.5’s impact on human stress levels

PM2.5 particles are well-known to harm human health. But what else can happen when you breathe them in? Recent research in Shanghai reveals some unknown interactions of PM2.5 with the human metabolism.

How can I make a difference reducing air pollution?  Here’s 10 ways!
BlogAugust 15, 2017AirVisual

How can I make a difference reducing air pollution? Here’s 10 ways!

There are countless ways to reduce your emissions footprint. Here are our top 10 tips to inspire you to make changes in your daily life.

Wildfires: 10 tips to breathe clean air
BlogJuly 26, 2017AirVisual

Wildfires: 10 tips to breathe clean air

This wildfire season - extinguish your air quality fears with our top recommendations for protecting you and your loved ones from smoky air.

Liuzhou Forest City offers a peek into the future of green spaces
NewsJuly 18, 2017Paule D

Liuzhou Forest City offers a peek into the future of green spaces

Architect Stefano Boeri Architetti paves way for forest, residential co-habitation with latest self-sufficient town in Liuzhou China

Revealing the invisible: Rafael in Nigeria
BlogJuly 13, 2017Paule D

Revealing the invisible: Rafael in Nigeria

For the very first time, air quality data from Nigeria is reported in real-time and broadcast live to the world. Rafael, the proactive citizen behind the installation, explains what he sought to achieve by implementing his Node as a public outdoor monitoring station.

Revealing the invisible: Leslie in Singapore
BlogJuly 6, 2017AirVisual

Revealing the invisible: Leslie in Singapore

Engaged parent and Singapore resident Leslie tells us about her motivations to install a Node as a public outdoor station.

Revealing the invisible: Raul in Mexico
BlogJune 29, 2017AirVisual

Revealing the invisible: Raul in Mexico

We start in Mexico, where clean air enthusiast Raul has implemented a network of six Node air monitoring stations spanning Monterrey to Mexico City in an effort to increase local air quality awareness.

Revealing the invisible: community air activists are transforming the global data map. Hear their stories
BlogJune 23, 2017AirVisual Team

Revealing the invisible: community air activists are transforming the global data map. Hear their stories

In less than a year, the AirVisual Node has been deployed as a public outdoor air monitoring station in more than 20 countries, for some of which Nodes are the only data source. Citizens have chosen to take their local air quality into their own hands around the globe - discover where and why!

Economic cost of air pollution in Canada reaches huge $40 billion in one year
NewsJune 14, 2017Paule D

Economic cost of air pollution in Canada reaches huge $40 billion in one year

While Canada’s air quality is ranked as one of the cleanest in the world, the welfare cost of its air pollution is still significant.

London to impose new daily charges on polluting vehicles to fight air pollution
NewsApril 12, 2017Ronny Agyeman

London to impose new daily charges on polluting vehicles to fight air pollution

The new rule, replacing the previous toxicity charge, is set to go into effect April 2019 and estimated to affect more than 150,000 cars.

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