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WATCH — Is climate change making seasonal allergies worse? | CBC Kids News

WATCH — Is climate change making seasonal allergies worse? | CBC Kids News

Pollen is sticking around a lot longer than it used to

Every week, CBC Kids News takes a deep dive into a topic that’s been making headlines. Click the video above or below for this week’s KN Explains.

Along with blooming plants and warm weather, spring could bring seasonal allergies.

Many plants and trees begin to release pollen, all the way through summer into fall.

Pollen allergies are common and can result in symptoms like runny noses, sneezing, itchy eyes and coughing.

Scientists are discovering that climate change and global warming might be making them worse.

Are you finding your allergies even worse this year?

Kids News contributor Arjun Ram looks into what seasonal allergies are, how climate change could affect them and what kids can do about it.

Watch our video below!

KN Explains: Seasonal Allergies ⬇️⬇️⬇️

Have Your Say

This week, we want to know your thoughts on seasonal allergies. Share your experiences and opinions in the form below.

You can read the answer to last week’s question here:

Have more questions? Want to tell us how we’re doing? Use the “send us feedback” link below. ⬇️⬇️⬇️

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About the Contributor

Arjun Ram

Arjun Ram

CBC Kids News Contributor

Arjun Ram is a Grade 11 French immersion student from Hamilton, Ont., with many diverse interests such as sports, music and math. Arjun has developed an interest in reporting on social and political issues as well as important developments in the area of professional sports. He hopes to one day work as a news anchor for CBC.

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