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Washington, Dec. 12 (ANI): China has been recently considering cigarette butts as anti-pollution devices, amid country's increasing pollution problems.
Shanghai's acrid smog causing disruption Dec 7, 2:14 pm
Beijing, Dec. 07 (ANI): Shanghai has been reportedly engulfed by acrid smog due to record pollution levels causing flight cancelations, shortages of face masks and rescheduling of plans of some expatriates to stay in the city.
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study suggests that exposure to air pollution could increase the risk for autism among people who carry a genetic disposition for the neurodevelopmental disorder.
Mushrooming dyeing units polluting water bodies in Coimbatore Nov 30, 12:32 pm
Coimbatore, Nov. 30 (ANI): Authorities are turning a blind eye to the deteriorating condition of River Noyyal in Coimbatore, as increasing illegal dyeing units continue to discharge industrial effluents into the river.
China destroys nearly 500 barbecues in bid to reduce health hazards Nov 28, 11:55 am
Sydney, Nov. 28 (ANI): China has reportedly destroyed more than 500 open-air barbecues in a bid to reduce levels of PM2.5 particle in the air, which is said to be a major cause of pollution in Beijing.
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A new study has revealed how pollution causes thunderstorms to leave behind larger, deeper, longer lasting clouds.
Melbourne, Nov. 4 (ANI): Top climate scientists have claimed that the development of safer nuclear power can help in decelerating the effects of global warming by cutting down on fossil fuel pollution.
Thick smog shuts down Northern China town of Harbin Oct 22, 12:46 pm
London, Oct. 22 (ANI): China's northern city of Harbin is on red alert for thick smog, which has forced schools and highways to shut down and flights being disrupted.
London, Oct. 18 (ANI): Chinese capital Beijing has decided to implement odd and even licence plate restrictions on its four million private cars to reduce worsening pollution levels.
Air pollution leading cause of lung cancer Oct 18, 11:46 am
London, Oct 18 (ANI): World Health Organization has declared pollutants in the air as leading environmental cause of lung cancer.
Air pollution ups risk of underweight babies Oct 15, 10:56 am
Melbourne, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that pregnant women exposed to even low levels of air pollution are at a higher risk of delivering low birth weight babies.
Air pollution linked to increased risk of heart attacks Oct 9, 11:25 am
Washington, Oct 09 (ANI): The new study has revealed that rising levels of air pollution increases the risk of getting a heart attack among adults.
How air pollution and maternal psychological distress affects kid's behavioural development Oct 8, 12:51 pm
Washington, Oct 08 (ANI): A new study has revealed that psychological distress combined with exposure to air pollution during pregnancy have an adverse impact on the child's behavioural development.
Islamabad, Oct 5 (ANI): China is to blame for high mercury levels atop Japan's beloved Mount Fuji, a Japanese study has claimed.
Chennai, Oct.3 (ANI): An avid bird lover in Chennai has taken on the task of feeding hundreds of parrots who visit him in the morning and evening despite the hustle and bustle of city life.
Why diesel exposure leads to increased asthma severity in kids Sep 24, 10:42 am
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): A new study by an Indian origin scientist has revealed that exposure to diesel exhaust particles from traffic pollution leads to increased asthma severity in children due to increased blood levels of IL-17A, a protein associated with several chronic inflammatory diseases.
China plans to control coal use amidst increased air pollution Sep 13, 10:14 am
London, Sept. 13 (ANI): China has reportedly announced plans to control coal use in a bid to keep a check on the dangerous levels of air pollution in its major cities.
Washington, Sept 08 (ANI): A new study has revealed that living close to a busy road is associated with a higher risk of death in people with bronchiectasis.
Beijing, Sept. 3 (ANI): Following the footsteps of bigger metropolitan cities like London, Milan and Tokyo, Beijing is set to implement the car congestion fee in order to cut down on air pollution by 2017.
China's major oil producers fail pollution test Aug 30, 12:40 pm
Melbourne, Aug. 30 (ANI): China's two biggest oil producers are being blocked from expanding their refining capacity after they failed to meet targets for reducing pollution.
Washington, Aug. 22 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that China's city traffic and home cooking is to be blamed for 80 percent soot found in East Asia's atmosphere.
Traffic pollution and wood smoke worsens asthma symptoms Aug 21, 10:30 am
Melbourne, Aug 21 (ANI): A new study has found that asthma sufferers, who are frequently exposed to heavy traffic pollution or smoke from wood fire heaters, experience a significant worsening of symptoms.
Washington, August 20 (ANI): NASA scientists have used satellite observations to measure air pollution's dependence on population in four of the planet's major air pollution regions: the United States, Europe, China and India.
US entrepreneur unveils 'Hyperloop' 'space travel on Earth' concept for transportation Aug 13, 11:39 am
London, Aug. 13 (ANI): A US entrepreneur has reportedly unveiled his idea of 'space travel on Earth' with the 'Hyperloop' transport system which will take passengers across California, faster than bullet trains and at a relatively lower cost.
Perseid meteors to cause 'Celestial Pollution' during meteor shower Aug 10, 11:04 am
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): When the Perseid meteors streak across the sky this weekend, these awe-inspiring "shooting stars" will leave behind a trail of what is known as "Celestial Pollution".
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