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Work from home, online classes causing eye and ear problems in children, adults, say Gurugram doctors

However, the doctors also asserted that one other reason which causes hearing problems is the noise pollution in Gurugram

Published on 26th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Painfully recalling Delhi Riots 2020 and all that ensued

In today's #TBT, we recollect the events leading up to Delhi Riots 2020 and how the North East region of the nation's capital was destroyed and so was the spirit of many Indians. Read on to find out..

Published on 23rd February 2021
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This Chennai campaign will soon transform your old Tetra Paks into benches and desks for schools

Wasted Solutions has initiated the Take Me Back campaign to reduce waste caused by Tetra Paks and make it into utility products

Published on 22nd February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: When mankind cloned a sheep and made the feat known 24 years ago today

In today's #TBT, we introduce you to Dolly. It is a sheep who was cloned. Not the first one though, but it gained a lot of media attention and lived on for six years before she was euthanised

Published on 22nd February 2021
Feb_21

#ThrowBackToday: About 660 million Indians lose three years to air pollution says a study published today in 2015

In today's #TBT, we bring to you a few scary facts that came to light via a study in the year 2015. And all these facts point towards the dangerous problem of air pollution and what we stand to lose

Published on 21st February 2021
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What the FAQ: What is Eco-Sensitive Zone? Why people in Kerala are protesting against the declaration of ESZ around Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary?

This draft of creating ESZ around Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary has created a lot of unrest among people living in Wayanad. They have got on the streets demanding justice as their homes will be destroyed

Published on 13th February 2021
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50 per cent reduction of chemical concentration in Ganga during lockdown, reveals IIT-Kanpur study

The study findings indicated that reduction in industrial wastewater can substantially reduce heavy metal pollution in Ganga water in a short time span of a few months

Published on 8th February 2021
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Delhi's AQI in 'poor category', vehicles move through dense fog

According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall air quality of Delhi remained in the 'poor category' as forecasted

Published on 8th February 2021
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Kejriwal launches 'Switch Delhi' campaign to promote the use of electric vehicles in the capital

He asked delivery chains and big companies, resident welfare associations, market associations, malls and cinema halls to promote electric vehicles and set up charging stations at their premises

Published on 4th February 2021
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If exposed to air pollution, children will experience a decline in thinking skills later in life, finds study

The study indicates that greater exposure to air pollution at the very start of life was associated with a detrimental effect on people's cognitive skills up to 60 years later

Published on 3rd February 2021
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Lowering blood pressure may reduce COVID-19 risk in people exposed to air pollution

Air pollution, particularly fine particulate matter, has been implicated in cardiovascular risks, partly through effects on BP

Published on 2nd February 2021
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Aakash Ranison has set up three deathbeds using plastic waste drawn from the Ganga to remind us of our plastic woes

Climate change activist Aakash Ranison has set up deathbeds out of plastic obtained from River Ganga to create awareness among people. He had also created a marine cemetery on Kerala's Beypore beach

Published on 1st February 2021
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Union Budget 2021: Urban Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0 costing Rs 1.41 lakh crore launched

To tackle the burdening problem of air pollution, the Finance Minister also allocated Rs 2,217 crores in the Union Budget 2021

Published on 1st February 2021
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Small changes in lifestyle can make Earth greener: 2020 Emissions Gap Report

The report suggests that mobility, buildings and food, each contributes close to 20 percent of lifestyle emissions and can be mitigated

Published on 30th January 2021
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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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