Keyword Results for   'pollution'  
Asian air pollution affecting Northern Hemisphere's weather patterns  Apr 15, 4:19 pm
London, April 15 (ANI): Air pollution in China and other Asian countries is generating sweeping impact on weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, it has been revealed.
Blame fart-producing baked beans for global warming!  Apr 11, 8:53 am
London, April 11 (ANI): UK minister has warned about fart pollution risk due to baked beans.
Reducing meat and dairy consumption could help reduce global gas emissions  Mar 31, 11:35 am
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): A new study suggests that reducing meat and dairy consumption could bring agricultural climate pollution down to safe levels.
Art masterpieces helping map pollution levels in Earth's past atmosphere  Mar 26, 10:32 am
Washington, March 26 (ANI): Researchers have shown the colours of sunsets painted by famous artists can be used to estimate pollution levels in the Earth's past atmosphere.
Air pollution led to seven million deaths in 2012  Mar 26, 10:32 am
London, Mar 26 (ANI): The World Health Organization estimates that seven million people have died as a result of air pollution in 2012.
Rolls-Royce shares prototype designs of drone cargo ships  Mar 10, 2:23 pm
Washington, Mar. 10 (ANI): Luxury carmaker Rolls-Royce has reportedly unveiled designs for its proposed drone cargo ships that would roam the European waters carrying crates of goods.
Chinese media hurls racist comments at departing U.S. 'banana' envoy  Mar 2, 11:37 am
Tokyo, Mar. 2 (ANI): A media organization in China used a racist slur to criticize departing U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke.
Face masks give false hope of protection against pollution to wearer  Mar 1, 2:01 pm
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Demand for face mask is so high in China that, they are now in short supply in Beijing, according to reports.
Pollution linked to soaring obesity rates  Feb 28, 10:03 am
Washington, Feb. 28 (ANI): A team of researchers has found a link between a type of pollutants and certain metabolic complications of obesity.
Beijing issues three-day pollution alert as smog paralyses life in N China  Feb 21, 1:28 pm
Beijing, Feb. 21 (ANI): Beijing has issued a yellow alert for heavy air pollution over the next three days.
Ananta Aspen Centre and WWF India holds public session on Toxic pollution  Feb 19, 8:12 pm
New Delhi, Feb.19 (ANI): To bring greater public focus on the issue of toxic pollution, the Ananta Aspen Centre in collaboration with World Wide Fund (WWF) India hosted a public session on "Toxic Pollution in India: The Unseen Public Health Menace" here today.
Air pollution may lead to brain cancer  Feb 16, 10:43 am
Washington, Feb. 16 (ANI): A team of researchers is set to conduct a study to determine if several potentially toxic compounds that exist in polluted air are capable of entering the brain from the bloodstream and causing brain cancer.
Air pollution increases hypertension risk in pregnant women  Feb 14, 11:26 am
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): A new study has found that breathing in harmful toxics during pregnancy increases risk of hypertension in women and may result in deadly complications like preeclampsia.
Extreme air pollution in Asia affecting world's weather  Jan 27, 10:04 am
Washington, Jan. 27 (ANI): Researchers including an Indian-origin have claimed that extreme air pollution in Asia is affecting the world's weather and climate patterns.
`Smoggy` Delhi`s air quality now worse than `world's most polluted city` Beijing  Jan 26, 10:38 am
New York, Jan. 26 (ANI): Daily pollution figures collected from New Delhi reveal that the city's air is laden with dangerous small particles of pollution.
Long-term exposure to air pollution increases risk of cardiac arrest   Jan 23, 11:18 am
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): A new European study has found that exposing yourself to particulate matter in the air for a long period of time can up the risk of heart attack.
Western countries' CO2 emissions being outsourced to emerging economies   Jan 20, 3:49 pm
London, Jan. 20 (ANI): A draft UN report has revealed that the west is increasingly outsourcing its carbon pollution to China and other emerging economies.
New parking sensor system to end quest for potential parking spots  Jan 20, 3:49 pm
Washington, January 20 (ANI): A new smart parking sensor system will help drivers locate an open spot easily.
Microalgae, aquatic plants can help clean radioactive pollution at Fukushima  Jan 10, 3:27 pm
Washington, Jan. 10 (ANI): Japanese plant scientists have been working to determine the impact of radioactive contamination on wild and cultivated plants after a huge earthquake caused severe damage to the Fukushima 1 Nuclear Power Plant in 2011.
New smart device monitors pollution levels inside homes to keep you healthy  Dec 16, 1:02 pm
Washington, Dec. 16 (ANI): A smart air monitoring device, Birdi, has been developed to monitor air quality, everyday health hazards, pollution and emergencies like fire and carbon monoxide so you can stay connected and protected in your home.
'Desperate' Chinese sticking cigarette butts up nostrils to combat smog  Dec 12, 4:02 pm
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.
Exposure to air pollution raises autism risk in people who carry gene  Dec 2, 1:11 pm
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.