Air Pollution

Air Pollution

Uttar Pradesh Man Develops A Cost Effective Solution For Stubble Burning

Uttar Pradesh Man Finds Shredding Solution To Stubble Burning
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Ganga Ram Chauhan has invented a bicycle-based shredder machine which can crush and grind elements, including wood, leaves and crop remains into particles of less than 80 mm size, which can then be easily converted into compost ...
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Research Finds Dramatic Health Benefits, Following Reduction In Air Pollution

Research Finds Dramatic Health Benefits, Following Reduction In Air Pollution
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When Emissions of the major pollutants like particulate matter (PM), sulfur oxides, among others, were reduced by 73 per cent between 1990 and 2015 in the US, the US gross domestic product grew by more than 250 per cent, noted the study - 'Health Benefits of Air Pollution Reduction' published in the American Thoracic Society's journal ...
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How Effective Are Masks To Take On Air Pollution?

How Effective Are Masks To Take On Air Pollution?
Air Pollution Swasth India
Masks available in the market can tackle one part of the air pollution problem, particulate matter suspended in the air but when it comes to toxic gases, masks can do little ...
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High Air Pollution Can Cause Healthy Lungs To Become Like Smokers’ Lungs

High Air Pollution Can Cause Healthy Lungs To Become Like Smokers' Lungs
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Non-smokers and healthy individuals beware, as inhaling toxic gases like carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide, particulate matters (PM), and construction dust is as risky as smoking cigarettes, say experts ...
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Five Easy Ways To Protect Yourself From Air Pollution

Five Easy Ways To Protect Yourself From The Air Pollution
Air Pollution Swasth India
Air pollution, a silent killer, can have both short term and long term effects on health, but these can be curtailed through some easy steps ...
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How Air Pollution Impacts Pregnant Women And Foetus

How Air Pollution Impacts Pregnant Women And Foetus
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Air pollution may contribute to the development of asthma in children, low birth weight and pre-term birth, and neurological or cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease ...
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Sweden Offers Alternatives To Tackle Stubble Burning, Launches Project To Produce Green Coal From Paddy Straw

Sweden Offers Alternatives To Tackle Stubble Burning, Launches Project To Produce Green Coal From Paddy Straw
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Sweden is showing the way to turn the troublesome stubble into green coal or energy pellets that can be used as fuel. A pilot project in Mohali, Punjab, has been launched to produce green coal with paddy straw ...
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Even Short Term Exposure To Air Pollution Leading To Hospitalisation: Study

Even Short Term Exposure To Air Pollution Leading To Hospitalisation: Study
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Air pollution has for the first time been linked life-threatening illnesses - including sepsis, kidney failure and urinary tract infections, according to the study published in the journal The British Medical Journal (BMJ) ...
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Stubble To Become A Source Of Income For Farmers: Union Minister Kailash Chaudhary

Stubble To Become A Source Of Income For Farmers: Union Minister Kailash Chaudhary
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Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Kailash Chaudhary said that the government is considering making a better use of the stubble so that it provides income to the farmers ...
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Fighting The Silent Killer: Five Food Items To Reduce The Impact Of Air Pollution

Fighting The Silent Killer: Five Food Items To Reduce The Impact Of Air Pollution
Air Pollution Nutrition Swasth India
One of the simplest ways to fortify yourself from the effect of air pollution is by including anti-oxidants in your diet and drinking plenty of water ...
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Can Air Pollution Make You Blind?

Can Air Pollution Make You Blind?
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According to a latest study published in the journal Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, air pollution may be contributing to glaucoma, leading global cause of irreversible blindness ...
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Fight For Clean Air: A Padma Shri Awardee’s Innovation To Make Air Purifiers Affordable To Fight Air Pollution

Fight For Clean Air: A Padma Shri Awardee’s Innovation To Make Air Purifiers Affordable To Fight Air Pollution
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Dr K K Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India has a solution to battle with indoor air pollution which is potentially more dangerous than outdoor air pollution – low cost, homemade air purifier ...
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