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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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You think mountaineering is not a woman's cup of tea? Meet Krushnaa Patil, the youngest person to scale the Everest in 2009

Krushnaa Patil, who address the crowd at the Paypal Recharge 2.0 in Chennai, said that mountaineers can do a lot to solve the issue of pollution and protect the environment 

Published on 15th April 2017
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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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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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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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With power charging and a speed of 40kmph, this solar cart can be your green dream of the year

Dr Seyezhai and Bharathi Sanker of SSN College, Chennai have come up with this mean machine. Thus, doing their bit to curb pollution and making the planet a more sustainable place to live in    

Published on 12th September 2017
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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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What The FAQ: What really causes the toxic foam pollution in the Yamuna river? 

The Yamuna river has once again fallen victim to pollution due to harmful discharge and it is a sight no one wishes to see

Published on 13th November 2021
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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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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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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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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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This four-member team wants to monitor water pollution globally. And New York seems to be impressed by them  

A WHO study shows water pollution kills over 12 million humans every year. These young lads are building a sensor-network to monitor a fatal threat that we face in today's day and age

Published on 9th August 2017
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These young school students from Bengaluru are launching an ambitious satellite project

From tracking pollution levels to working out how toothpaste reacts in space, these school kids are working on sensors to answer some deep questions

Published on 26th November 2021
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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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