Study shows more than 3,000 early mortalities linked to toxic fumes from ships around British coast

The UK is one of the most vulnerable nations to the toxic fumes spewed out by ships, according to a new study.   Analysis by transport experts reveals more than 3,000 British deaths each year can be attributed to shipping emissions.    Pollution from boats is linked to early deaths as the toxic gases and particles in fumes trigger health problems including asthma, heart disease and cancer.

 

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