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Light pollution may cause preterm births, reduced birth weight, study finds

In the study, researchers discovered that light pollution can increase the likelihood of preterm birth by almost 13 per cent

Published on 30th January 2021
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Commonwealth Secreteriat and women sailing crew to fight marine pollution

The collaboration will help Commonwealth countries protect oceans and manage plastic pollution

Published on 21st January 2021
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NGT directs all municipal corporations to sprinkle water before sweeping roads to tackle air pollution

The pavements may also be appropriately covered so as to prevent generation of dust and attention also needs to be given to stop burning of biomass

Published on 4th December 2020
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Air quality will substantially improve in the coming years: CPCB Member Secretary

Another reason for believing that the air quality will improve, he said, is that in the last four-five years, there have been substantial scientific inputs and policymaking frameworks

Published on 26th November 2020
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Higher exposure to air pollution may affect mental health later in life: Study

When looking at individual air pollutants, the research found that long-term exposure to nitrogen dioxide or fine particulate air pollution was associated with increased depressive symptoms

Published on 18th November 2020
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Pooja Apte makes footwear out of scrap tyres through her sustainable brand Nemital. Here's why

Based out of Pune, Nemital employs local cobblers to make shoes out of upcycled tyres, thus reducing pollution caused by burning

Published on 15th November 2020
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Combination of air pollution, COVID-19 can cause more severe disease, increase mortality: AIIMS Director

Guleria said increased air pollution, especially during winters, can help the virus in surviving longer, thereby affecting more people

Published on 11th November 2020
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Class 11 student from Kanpur develops air purifier robot to fight pollution

Pranjal invented an 'Air Purifier Robot' along with his classmate Aarendra. The robot comes with an air purifier machine installed within it

Published on 10th November 2020
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NGT imposes ban on sale, use of firecrackers in NCR from Nov 9 to Nov 30

The green panel said financial loss or loss of employment cannot be a consideration not to remedy the situation affecting the lives and the health of the citizens, aggravated by COVID

Published on 9th November 2020
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Delhi's air quality turns 'very poor' after marginal improvement 

The city recorded an AQI of 332. An AQI between 0 and 50 is 'good', 51 and 100 'satisfactory', 101 and 200 'moderate',201 and 300 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor', and 401 and 500 is severe

Published on 3rd November 2020
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Centre introduces new law through ordinance to tackle air pollution in Delhi-NCR

The commission will have three sub-committees, one each for monitoring and identification, safeguarding and enforcement, and research and development

Published on 29th October 2020
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Delhi government's anti-pollution campaign 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' to be launched from November 2

Announcing that the campaign will be launched in all the 272 wards in Delhi from November 2, the minister said the campaign can reduce around 15-20 per cent pollution in Delhi

Published on 28th October 2020
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Air pollution may up risk of neurological disorders: Study

For the study, published in the journal The Lancet Planetary Health, the research team analysed the link between fine particulate (PM2.5) pollution and neurodegenerative diseases in the US

Published on 20th October 2020
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Arvind Kejriwal announces campaign to combat pollution, 'Green Delhi App' to be launched soon

He also said that a new 'anti-dust campaign' and a new policy will be brought, under which any agency that cuts down trees will have to plant 80 per cent of them at a new spot

Published on 5th October 2020
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COVID-19 lockdown caused a 17 per cent decline in global carbon emissions, suggests a new study

The authors tested for three scenarios of easing out of the lockdown later this year, and found that the world could be on course for a 4-7 per cent drop in the total emissions by the end of 2020

Published on 20th May 2020

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