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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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#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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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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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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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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Air pollution may up risk of neurological disorders: Study

For the study, published in the journal The Lancet Planetary Health, the research team analysed the link between fine particulate (PM2.5) pollution and neurodegenerative diseases in the US

Published on 20th October 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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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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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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Class 11 student from Kanpur develops air purifier robot to fight pollution

Pranjal invented an 'Air Purifier Robot' along with his classmate Aarendra. The robot comes with an air purifier machine installed within it

Published on 10th November 2020
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Combination of air pollution, COVID-19 can cause more severe disease, increase mortality: AIIMS Director

Guleria said increased air pollution, especially during winters, can help the virus in surviving longer, thereby affecting more people

Published on 11th November 2020
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Commonwealth Secreteriat and women sailing crew to fight marine pollution

The collaboration will help Commonwealth countries protect oceans and manage plastic pollution

Published on 21st January 2021
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COVID-19 lockdown caused a 17 per cent decline in global carbon emissions, suggests a new study

The authors tested for three scenarios of easing out of the lockdown later this year, and found that the world could be on course for a 4-7 per cent drop in the total emissions by the end of 2020

Published on 20th May 2020
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Crafting workable solutions for an ecologically safer world tomorrow

Experts in the field of environmental engineering look for ways to minimise or manage pollution and waste through design systems, processes, and equipment

Published on 7th February 2018
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CUSAT collabs with Sony to develop sensor to monitor noise pollution in marine habitats

The research team believes that increased human activities in the ocean have accounted for a lot of underwater noise pollution 

Published on 14th October 2021

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