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Pigeons Wearing Tiny Backpacks are Tweeting about London’s Air Pollution

In perhaps the most literal use of social media ever, a Paris-based air quality monitoring company called Plume Labs (layers upon layers here) has teamed up with Twitter’s UK division to equip a flock of pigeons with tiny backpacks carrying air monitoring equipment. Those birds (or, okay, their internet-connected backpacks) spent last week providing local…