Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Pollution

Impact of pollution on the health of Delhi’s underprivileged children

In response to the growing concerns of young children's developmental health and well-being due to the rising levels of pollution, Sesame Workshop India Trust and Clean Air Fund have rolled out this environmental initiative

Control pollution at the new industrial parks: KTR

The Minister held a review meeting on industrial parks development in the State with Industries and Commerce department officials here on Thursday

High pollution levels increase dementia risk: Study

Using data from two large, long-running study projects in the Puget Sound region one that began in the late 1970s measuring air pollution and another on risk factors for dementia that began in 1994

Ramya Krishnan appeals people to join ‘Mukkoti Vruksharchana’

The actor released a video message appealing to Telugu audiences and fans to take part in the drive as a tribute to K T Rama Rao and make it successful

Exhibition on Ladakh’s waterways calls for sustainability

The online exhibition is on view on the website of the India International Centre.

Global plastic pollution may be nearing irreversible tipping point

The study, published in the journal Science, stated that plastic pollution is a global threat, and actions to drastically reduce emissions of plastic to the environment are "the rational policy response".

Climate change forcing Bowhead whales to hold off annual migration

Researchers in Canada find that population of Bowhead whale did not make the 6,000km round-trip in 2018-2019. Read more about the whale species here…

Are houseboats killing Kashmir’s Dal Lake?

Once known for its crystal clear waters, the lake is today dying a slow death

Delhi among top 3 states with most contaminated sites

Odisha tops the list with 23 contaminated sites, followed by Uttar Pradesh (21) and Delhi (11).  

‘Regular exercise could be an effective strategy to prevent type 2 diabetes’

An increasing body of evidence has shown that air pollution is a novel risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes.

PM2.5 air pollution claimed 54,000 lives in Delhi last year: study

Exposure to PM2.5 is considered the most important environmental risk factor for deaths globally.

Circulate Capital invests in Hyderabad-based Recykal

Capital infusion to enable the company to expand network of Recykal Points to over 100 locations in tier 1 and 2 cities pan-India

Life Food that helps build resistance against air pollution

As the hazardous air quality in a few cities touched the severe plus mark last week, Practo, integrated healthcare company, witnessed a growth of 20 percent in respiratory related queries in few metro cities.

SCR Secunderabad division wins six awards in 6th Garden Festival 2020

For the 6th Garden Festival 2020, a total of 214 entries were received statewide of which six entries made by Secunderabad Division were awarded prizes that included five entries receiving 1st prizes.

Delhi Pollution: Over 70 lakh litres water sprinkled at 13 hotspots in 36 days

The places are Jahangirpuri, Narela, Ashok Vihar, Vivek Vihar, Dwarka, Mundka, Rohini, Wazirpur, Okhla, Bawana, Anand Vihar, Punjabi Bagh and R K Puram.

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