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Prenatal exposure to air pollution ups child's autism risk Dec 19, 2:02 pm
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women who are exposed to high levels of fine particulate matter specifically during pregnancy-particularly during the third trimester-may face up to twice the risk of having a child with autism than mothers living in areas with low particulate matter.
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new study has found that driving vehicles that use electricity made from clean, renewable energy instead of gasoline can actually push down death rates due to air pollution by as much as 70 percent.
Our oceans are now awash with more than 5 trillion plastic pieces! Dec 11, 10:18 am
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has found that nearly 269,000 tons of plastic pollution may be floating in the world's oceans.
Birmingham (UK), Dec.2 (ANI): As the cold weather sets in, a quantitative analysis on particulate matter (PM) in Delhi has highlighted that residents are exposed to significantly higher levels of air pollutants in the Indian capital during winter than in summer.
Bhopal gas tragedy victims demand assessment of toxicity Dec 1, 10:52 am
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Dec. 1 (ANI): Bhopal gas leak victims, demanded immediate scientific assessment of environmental pollution caused by the tragedy three decades back on Sunday.
Vehicles older than 15 years not to ply in Delhi: NGT Nov 27, 8:57 am
New Delhi, Nov. 27 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has passed the order that all the petrol and diesel vehicles older than 15 years would not be permitted to ply on the national capital's road.
Exposure to tobacco smoke and roadway air pollution leads to obesity development in kids Nov 13, 10:37 am
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that exposure to tobacco smoke and near-roadway air pollution contributes to the development of obesity.
Indoor air pollution turning fatal for Indian kids Nov 8, 10:37 am
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): A new study has indicated that children in India who were exposed to more indoor pollutants had increased levels of asthma and allergic rhinitis (hay fever).
Childhood leukemia and air pollution linked, say scientists Nov 2, 11:02 am
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Researchers have suggested a theory in which a previously reported risk of leukemia among children born close to overhead power lines could be caused by an alteration to surrounding air pollution.
SC pulls up Centre on Ganga cleaning project Oct 29, 4:17 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 29 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled the Union Government and state pollution control boards up for not taking action against polluting industries functioning on the banks of the River Ganga.
Pollution level increases in India post-Diwali Oct 24, 5:00 pm
Mumbai/Nagpur/Raipur/New Delhi, Oct.24 (ANI): Pollution levels have risen significantly following the excessive use of fireworks during Diwali.
Traffic pollution can harm lungs of babies in womb Oct 21, 1:07 pm
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study has found that exposure to pollution, especially during the second trimester of pregnancy, could harm a child's lungs.
Heavily polluted India launches national air quality index Oct 18, 12:20 pm
New Delhi, Oct.18 (ANI): India has launched a new air quality index to help citizens understand complex pollution data and its implications for their health, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said.
Cardiac arrest rates 'elevates' with daily high pollution levels Oct 12, 12:18 pm
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that cardiac arrest rates are higher a few days after increased levels of several air pollutants.
Beijing, Oct 11 (ANI): China's capital Beijing was blanketed by thick smog on Thursday, putting the city on a higher air pollution alert from yellow to orange and forcing its dirtiest factories to cut fumes by 30 percent.
Siliguri Municipal Corporation takes steps to prevent river pollution due to idol immersion Oct 5, 12:47 pm
Siliguri (West Bengal), Oct. 5 (ANI): The Siliguri Municipal Corporation has taken several steps this time to save the Mahananda river from pollution due to the immersion of goddess Durga's idols. Several idols are immersed in rivers on the eve of Dussehra after the nine-day long Durga Puja comes to an end, which ends up choking the rivers.
Air pollution behind decline in monsoon rains Oct 2, 2:42 pm
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A new study has shown that it maybe human induced air pollution that has caused a decline in the annual monsoon rainfall over the past 50 years.
Traffic pollution can make older people fat Sep 15, 12:16 pm
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): A new study has recently associated the increased levels of obesity-related hormone leptin, among older adults, with the higher exposure to traffic related air pollution.
Washington, Sep 11 (ANI): A new study has recently revealed that kids living in megacities are more prone to brain damage from air pollution.
Washington, Sept 5 (ANI): A new study has revealed that India's ozone pollution damaged millions of tons of the country's major crops, causing losses of more than a billion dollars and destroying enough food to feed 94 millions of people living below the poverty line.
3 bln people worldwide at risk of ill health, early death due to household air pollution: Lancet Sep 3, 11:16 am
Washington, Sep 03 (ANI): A new research has revealed that household air pollution, sourced by the use of plant-based or coal fuel for cooking, heating, and lightingaround, could cause 3 million people to suffer from health risks and early death worldwide.
Supreme Court sets Centre two weeks time for Ganga clean-up roadmap Aug 14, 11:42 am
New Delhi, Aug. 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court has given the Centre a fortnight to come up with a road-map to make the River Ganga pollution free.
Tracking pollution in space may help in finding aliens Jul 25, 6:52 pm
Washington, July 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that that we could spot the fingerprints of certain pollutants under ideal conditions, which would offer a new approach in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI).
China's top court to set up environment tribunal Jun 28, 2:16 pm
Beijing, June 28 (ANI): In an attempt to curb environmental pollution, China's Supreme People's Court is likely to set up an environment and resources tribunal.
Air pollution may cause autism, schizophrenia Jun 6, 1:03 pm
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that exposure to air pollution early in life makes people highly prone to autism and schizophrenia.
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