China To Declare War... on Pollution
China will fight smog with the same determination it battled poverty and all society should “act more vigorously to protect the land our lives depend upon,” (Premier) Li said.
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The Worst Air Pollution in the World is NOT in Beijing
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.
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Darbar Sahib: Yadgaar, Non-Sikh Tourists & Pollution
Visiting Darbar Sahib is a mixed experience.
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Environment ~ Our Oceans
It is a powerful visual journey into the heart of an astonishingly symbolic environmental tragedy.
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India’s Air the World’s Unhealthiest, Study Says
India has the worst air pollution in the entire world, beating China, Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh, according to a study released during this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos.
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Uranium, metals make Punjab toxic hotspot
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.
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Punjab ranks high in water pollution by industries
The SAD-BJP government's claims about attracting over a lakh crore rupees of investment in Punjab have been proven hollow, evidently by their own admission.
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Shedding Door Pulls, Mumbai Taxis Rattle Into History
With its boxy body and stubby tail fins, the dependable but modest Padmini taxi was once ubiquitous here, as synonymous with motoring in Mumbai as blaring horns and cows blocking traffic.
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Ganga is now a deadly source of cancer, study says
The holy Ganga is a poison river today. It's so full of killer pollutants that those living along its banks in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Bengal are more prone to cancer than anywhere else in the country, says a recent study.
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Tracking How the World Guzzles Water
The researchers hope the study will help governments evaluate the various factors contributing to national water footprints and adjust unsustainable consumption practices and inefficiencies in production.
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