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Wastewater surveillance can warn of COVID-19 spikes two weeks in advance: IIT Gandhinagar study

The researchers, including those from Gujarat Biotechnology Research Centre (GBRC), explored the association between the SARS-CoV-2 genetic load in wastewater and the number of COVID-19 cases

Published on 6th January 2021
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This 14-year-old girl from TN has created a solar-powered ironing cart — to cut down on pollution

Vinisha Umashankar has created a mobile solar energy-powered ironing cart to reduce the use of charcoal. We find out how

Published on 15th 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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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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NGT issues notice to MoEF, four state governments to ban firecrackers from November 7 to 30

The NGT also appointed senior advocate Raj Panjwani and advocate Shibhani Ghosh to assist it as amicus curiae in the matter

Published on 2nd 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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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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Why this NIT Rourkela alum's Smart Valve will have you go 'wow' with all the IoT flowing through

The team has also come up with a device they call EcoSmart, which is an intelligent lighting controller, and they aspire to get into the wearable device segment very soon, if all goes well        

Published on 8th July 2020
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Vizag Gas Leak: Professors, activists shocked at the eerie similarities with Bhopal Gas tragedy   

The gas leak at LG Polymers in Visakhapatnam has left 11 dead and hundreds have landed in the hospital. Why did it happen and what is in store?

 

Published on 8th May 2020
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What did we achieve? Here's why Dr S Janakarajan is tired of inaction after decades of climate campaign

Prof Janakarajan did his Post-Doctoral work at the Cornell University and has been a visiting professor at the Oxford University. He is a dedicated climate warrior who continues to bat for the cause 

Published on 23rd March 2020
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NGT asks IIT-M to deal human-animal conflict on campus through innovative means 

The National Green Tribunal chose to put the onus on IIT-M to mitigate the death of black bucks and deer with innovative means. Official records show 291 deaths in last decade

Published on 27th February 2020
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Pollution shocker: Chennai breathes toxic air 100 days in a year

The World Health Organisation prescribes 25 ug/m3 as safe limit, while India has fixed a standard of 60 ug/m3

Published on 25th November 2019
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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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Manipuri girl Licypriya Kangujam is India's youngest climate warrior — what are we doing?

Forget Great Thunberg. Meet Manipuri girl Licypriya Kangujam who dropped out of school and is on an endless campaign to clean the environment up, deter climate change and make the world a better place

Published on 20th November 2019

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