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Clean Environment, Water And Plastic Waste Dominate Durga Puja Pandal Themes In Kolkata

Kolkata Set To Celebrate Durga Puja With A Green Twist
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Owing to the rising pollution and depleting water levels, Durga puja committees in Kolkata have come up with green themes for their marquees to raise awareness on environment conservation ...
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This Ex-Google Employee From Chennai Has Restored 93 Of India’s Water Bodies Across 14 States

This Ex-Google Employee From Chennai Has Restored 93 Of India’s Water Bodies
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When Arun Krishnamurthy saw the garbage being dumped in a nearby pond, he decided to quit his job at Google and launch an eco-movement called Environmentalist Foundation of India that has cleaned and restored at least 93 freshwater bodies across 14 Indian states ...
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There Has Been Reduction In Incidents Of Paddy Residue Burning By Farmers, Says Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

There Has Been Reduction In Incidents Of Paddy Residue Burning By Farmers, Says Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar
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The government has accepted that the smoke from stubble burning by farmers in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh contributes to the air pollution during winters, however also claimed that the cases of stubble burning have reduced ...
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Researchers Develop Eco-Friendly Process To Remove Pollutants From Water

Researchers Develop Eco-Friendly Process To Remove Pollutants From Water
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The research team, led by Dr. Jae-woo Choi and Dr. Kyung-won Jung, utilised biochar, which is eco-friendly and made from agricultural byproducts, to develop a wastewater treatment process that effectively removes pollutants and environmental hormones ...
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Air Pollution: What Is Particulate Matter And How Does It Affect The Human Body

Air Pollution: What Is Particulate Matter And How Does It Affect The Human Body
Air Pollution Swachh Guide
Particulate matter (PM), nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide and ozone are the major contributors to air pollution and determine the varied levels of air quality index. What is particulate matter and what are its harmful effects? ...
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Odisha’s Puri Is Taking The Lead In Ensuring Clean Beaches With The #MoBeach Cleanup Campaign

Odisha’s Puri Is Taking The Lead In Ensuring Clean Beaches With The #MoBeach Cleanup Campaign
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Odisha’s Mo Beach cleanup initiative in Puri is aimed at sensitising people about the importance of clean beaches ...
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Air Pollution: How Can Living In Apartment Buildings And Lack Of Clean Air Increase Chances Of Hypertension?

Air Pollution: How Can Living In Apartment Buildings And Lack Of Clean Air Increase Chances Of Hypertension?
Air Pollution News
According to a study published in the Journal of Public Health, exposure to high air pollution levels and large residential distance situated away from green spaces can cause diseases like diabetes, hypertension, and metabolism disorders ...
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Air Pollution Increases Hypertension Risks In Women, Warn Researchers

Air Pollution Increases Hypertension Risks In Women, Warn Researchers
Air Pollution News
As per the study published in the journal Epidemiology, based on the blood pressure measurements, almost half of the participants exhibited hypertension due to long-term exposure to air pollution ...
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United Nations Asks Business Leaders To Set Tougher Emissions Reduction Targets To Fight Climate Change

United Nations Asks Business Leaders To Set Tougher Emissions Reduction Targets To Fight Climate Change
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Raising concerns over the deteriorating environment and climate change, United Nations Global Compact has urged businesses to take bolder actions to reduce their carbon footprints and meet the targets set in Paris Agreement of 2015 ...
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Government Making Earnest Efforts For Conservation Of Forest, Wildlife And Environment: President Kovind

Government Making Earnest Efforts For Conservation Of Forest, Wildlife And Environment: President Kovind
Air Pollution Delhi News
While addressing the Parliament, President Ram Nath Kovind lauded the efforts of the government for deploying solar energy and increasing the green cover ...
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An Air Conditioner That Can Also Purify Air, Developed By IIT-Delhi Alumni

An Air Conditioner That Can Also Purify Air, Developed By IIT-Delhi Alumni
Air Pollution Delhi
Nanoclean AC Filter that converts an air conditioner (AC) into an air purifier can help reduce indoor air pollution ...
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Union Minister Prakash Javadekar Roots For Bharat Stage VI Emission Norms To Reduce Air Pollution In The Country

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar Roots For Bharat Stage VI Emission Norms To Reduce Air Pollution In The Country
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The Bharat Stage VI (or BS-VI) emission norms would come into force from April 1, 2020 across the country which will reduce the level of toxic gases like sulphur, nitrogen oxide, and carbon monoxide from the vehicle exhaust ...
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