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environmental pollution

Research suggests light pollution at night can also harm ecosystem

Decreases in food chain length are a pretty big deal, as it reflects not just changes in the architecture of an ecosystem.

20 Dec 2018 6:14 PM

Researchers ban that a ban on plastic can triple the emission of greenhouse gas

Waste products from production of such materials are all bad for the environment and melting activities can cause emission of CO2.

03 Dec 2018 7:58 PM

Looking after our lungs

Environmental pollution and smog are increasing the risk of respiratory diseases in otherwise healthy adults in winter.

19 Nov 2018 12:10 AM

Microplastics in freshwater insects raise global fears about plastic pollution

While eight to 12 million tonnes of plastic enters oceans each year, four million tonnes of it passes along rivers.

28 Sep 2018 5:24 PM

World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger: study

One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 — about 9 million — could be attributed to disease from toxic exposure.

20 Oct 2017 8:09 AM


Sustain, not just survive

Kanika Ahuja focuses on upcycling the city’s plastic waste and using it to develop fashion products while providing employment to ragpickers.

11 Jun 2017 12:56 AM