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Partner Highlight: Museum of Life and Science in Durham, NC works with local residents to monitor their air quality

Max Cawley, Museum of Life and Science
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What role might a science center play in assessing local environmental risk? What responsibilities do science centers have in increasing environmental literacy in their local communities? In Durham, particulate matter pollution from highways, industry, and wildfires pose a disproportionate local health hazard to residents. The Museum of Life and Science is committed to helping residents find solutions, beginning with a better understanding of the scope and scale of the problem. 

To learn more about how the Museum is working with their local community, read the full story from ABC 11 News here: 

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