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Almost a third of Scotland’s streets have higher levels of toxic particle air pollution than they did before the Covid-19 pandemic.
Air pollution will be the subject of a Scotland-wide investigation – the first to be carried out by the country's new environmental watchdog, The Ferret can reveal.
The traffic is at a standstill on Atholl Street in the centre of Perth, cars, trucks and buses running their engines as they wait for the lights to change.
More than 1,100 of Scotland's wildlife species and natural habitats are in a "poor" condition, and dozens of the nation’s protected sites have been damaged by climate change.