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Study suggests that regular exercise even in polluted areas can lower risk of death

Researchers found that a high level of habitual exercise and a low level of exposure to air pollution was associated with lower risk of death from natural causes

Published on 16th August 2021
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Researchers find significant presence of micro-plastics in Ganga

Micro-plastics are defined as plastics less than 5 mm in length and recognised as a major source of marine pollution due to their persistence, ubiquity and toxic potential

Published on 23rd July 2021
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Delhi's NO2 pollution increased by 125 per cent in just a year, finds Greenpeace India study

NO2 pollution has increased in all the eight capitals studied – Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Jaipur and Lucknow – but Delhi has seen the “most dramatic increase”

Published on 7th July 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: The big 'Asian brown cloud' hanging over the Indian ocean

In today's #TBT, we tell you about one of the many ill-effects of the rising pollution levels across the country, the Asian brown cloud. And this is why we all should be very, very sacred

Published on 10th June 2021
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World Environment Day: How has the pandemic actually impacted the world around us? 

A recent study provides ample evidence that environmental pollution can be addressed through proper policies implemented on a large scale

Published on 5th June 2021
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Scientists find dangerous chemical pollutants in disposable face masks

The research reveals high levels of pollutants, including lead, antimony, and copper, within the silicon-based and plastic fibres of common disposable face masks

Published on 5th May 2021
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How Vivek Gurav's Pune Ploggers are taking the war against waste to new levels 

Vivek Gurav who formed the Pune Ploggers group speaks about his campaigns of picking different sorts of waste and letting people change their age-old habit of littering around the city

Published on 17th March 2021
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Zero-emission EV charging station installed at Indian Institute of Science campus

The IfCA programme is meant to support UK and Indian firms to tackle pollution at a source in the city of Bengaluru, by introducing innovations that improve air quality monitoring

Published on 16th March 2021
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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: 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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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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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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