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Air pollution linked with higher COVID-19 death rate: Study

Using this data, the researcher was able to identify hotspots around the world with high levels of air pollution and simultaneously low levels of air movement

Published on 20th April 2020
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US study finds that air pollution is linked to higher COVID-19 death rates

The yet-to-be-published study looked at more than 3,000 counties across the US, comparing levels of fine particulate air pollution with novel coronavirus death counts for each area

Published on 8th April 2020
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This IIT alumni start-up launched a free app 'Breezo' that will provide real-time updates on air pollution

Called 'BreeZo,' the air quality data app utilises Satellite Tracking to compare pollution levels in multiple locations in real-time, access historic trends acro all pollution control boards in India

Published on 20th November 2019
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Ocean's superhighways for larval fish polluted with plastic concentrates: Study

While earlier research revealed that adult fish consume plastic, it was not known until now if larval fish also do so, nor the health implications, according to the study

Published on 12th November 2019
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Soot yourself: This Bengaluru student just made a device that can clear the soot in the air we breathe

 Ashik S V's soot pollution control device that traps soot content from smoke will be soon installed in Kadirenahalli underpass in Bengaluru and his college will fund this project 

Published on 12th October 2019
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This ship is voyaging across the country spreading awreness on marine plastics and pollution

FORV Sagar Sampada travelled from Porbander to Puthuvype, spreading awareness on marine plastic pollution

Published on 9th October 2019
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IIT Madras faculty works on breakthrough technology to derive power from estuaries

Rapidly dwindling fossil fuel reserves, coupled with concerns of environmental pollution and global warming issues have led to the exploration of alternate energy sources

Published on 16th August 2019
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IIT Madras researchers have chosen Munnar to set up a lab to study climate change. Here's why

The laboratory will be extremely beneficial in studying and analyzing pollution and the associated climate change, which are major concerns of the society now

Published on 26th July 2019
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World Environment Day: Set your AC to 24ºC to save the world from a hot sultry end

As we concentrate on dealing with air pollution this World Environment Day, we need to do our part to cool down the planet as well

Published on 5th June 2019
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How is the temperature inside IISc way cooler than the rest of Bengaluru? Here's the answer

Here are some of the best practices that every college must adopt to avoid pollution insde the campus and to make sure the greenery is intact and that can positively impact the temperature inside

Published on 8th May 2019
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India's pollution control policies unlikely to improve air quality: Study

Indian citizens are likely to breathe air with high concentrations of PM2.5 in 2030, even if India were to comply with its existing pollution control policies and regulations, the report said

Published on 31st March 2019
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Delhi chokes: Air quality remains 'severe' for the 4th consecutive day

The NCR region continues to experience rapidly plummeting levels of air quality

Published on 25th December 2018
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Why Not Tax all the Honking? Drivers can be disciplined by installing horn metres

The idea of horn metres is not far-fetched, but feasible and would be an additional weapon to control noise pollution through excessive and erratic use of horns.

Published on 25th December 2018
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How these design specialists from Bengaluru are making the best out of waste and reducing the burden on landfills

Two design specialists from Bengaluru who were inspired by the theme of their college project formed their own start-up. Now, they create sustainable products  to save the environment from pollution

Published on 24th December 2018
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Designed by Delhi researchers, this air filter can sit atop any vehicle and clean up Delhi's polluted air

Pariyayantra is an ‘Air Pollution Mitigation’ product that cleans atmospheric air through filters fitted on vehicles. It does not require any power to operate

Published on 2nd November 2018

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