While the threat to some of India’s most prized possessions is both vast and complicated, Dholakia said the pride that Indians have in these iconic structures will move people and policymakers to protect these heritage sites. read more
But while you may expect some of these environmental pollutants to be lurking in the air you breathe, there are other, quite shocking, things -- from underground, outer space and more -- in there as well. read more
Beijing's air pollution isn't even that bad... relatively speaking. "Lately, a very bad air day in Beijing is about an average one in New Delhi," says the New York Times in an article about the Indian city's smog. read more
After discovery of high levels of uranium in hair samples of a large number of mentally retarded children in Punjab’s Malwa region last year, another study suggests Punjab has become a hotspot of environmental toxicity of multiple types.