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Flexible, honey-comb like material could mop up pollution

These have potential use for separations, such as virus filtration, and for biological scaffolds, such as those used for bone regeneration.

14 May 2018 1:21 PM

Real problem: Biodegradable plastic is the way out to curb pollution

The global production capacity of biodegradable plastic is 4 mt currently. It needs to be increased urgently.

14 May 2018 1:38 AM

Tourism accounts for nearly a tenth of global CO2 emissions

Multi-trillion dollar industry's carbon footprint is expanding rapidly, driven by demand for energy-intensive air travel.

08 May 2018 10:19 AM

Face masks may not be that ineffective against air pollution

Although mask may filter tiny particles as advertised, face size and shape as well as movement can lead to leakage as high as 68 per cent.

07 May 2018 8:34 AM

Here’s why no south Indian city featured in list of most polluted

The WHO report said 14 of world's 15 most polluted cities were in India which includes Delhi, Kanpur and Varanasi.

04 May 2018 10:14 AM


Here is why your home should be away from roads

Children living less than 100 meters from a major road had nearly three times the odds of current asthma.

02 May 2018 4:31 PM

Air pollution linked to fertility treatment failure, says study

Past research has linked high concentrations of air pollutants produced by fossil fuels or wood to heart disease, stroke and inflammation.

27 Apr 2018 8:27 AM

Science Says: Amount of straws, plastic pollution is huge

437 million to 8.3 billion plastic straws are on the entire world's coastlines.

22 Apr 2018 11:15 AM

Scientists create plastic-eating enzyme

The production of this enzyme allowed a research team to produce something capable of digesting plastic more effectively.

19 Apr 2018 4:08 PM

Pollution may be putting at Alzheimer's, suicide risk

Study says Alzheimer's disease hallmarks start in childhood in polluted areas, and one must implement effective preventative measures early.

14 Apr 2018 10:32 AM


Electric vehicles major attraction in 'Happy Cities Summit'

Electric cars and electric scooters on display at 'Happy Cities Summit' here are grabbing the eyeballs of scores of visitors.

11 Apr 2018 12:27 PM

Tefal Intense Pure Air XL review: ‘Watch’ the air get pure

If members of your family suffer from air-related health issues, you should consider this for your home.

06 Apr 2018 1:02 PM

SC penalty on govt shows its callousness: Manoj Tiwari

But the Kejriwal-led Delhi government has let down the city traders again on Monday by not submitting any blue print.

27 Mar 2018 3:26 AM

Air purifiers bought for PM’s offices as pollution choked Delhi: report

The purchases came as Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced criticism for not taking effective steps to improve air quality in Delhi.

20 Mar 2018 5:03 PM

500 quintal mango wood to be burnt for UP's pollution curbing 'yagya'

The Shri Ayuchandi Mahayagya Samiti started a nine-day-long mahayagya on Sunday at the Bhainsali grounds in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut.

19 Mar 2018 7:11 PM


Novel protein mat can soak up pollution: study

This opens the door to the creation of larger mats that could soak up toxic chemicals in places like war zones.

18 Mar 2018 2:46 PM

5 reasons why plastics are bad for everyone

Since plastic has so much negative effects, many cities and countries from around the world have already put plastic bag bans in place.

17 Mar 2018 3:38 PM

Faced with health emergency, Indonesia aims to clean 'world's dirtiest river'

At nearly 300-kilometres long, the river is also a key source for hydroelectric power for Indonesia's most populated island Java and Bali.

02 Mar 2018 10:20 AM

Need of the hour – car air purifiers

Irrespective of what time of the day it is, air quality can be 5x worse than outside with traffic, smog and round-the-clock air pollution.

27 Feb 2018 9:49 AM

NGT to Haryana, Delhi: Address source of pollution

DJB had moved a plea in the tribunal plea alleging high ammonia in water being provided by the Haryana government to Delhi.

27 Feb 2018 1:25 AM