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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Clean Air Drive


Climate change: Students strike to 'get back our dreams and future'

November 27, 2019 5:30 pm

Ahead of the second Global Climate Strike protest on November 29, which will witness students take time off from school to 'strike' and press for action on climate change, student-led environment groups speak about the importance of the protest.

Air pollution exposure linked to breast cancer: Study

November 28, 2018 1:57 pm

According to the researchers, the findings of the study infer a causal relationship between breast cancer and very high exposures to traffic-related air pollution containing mammary carcinogens.

Delhi air quality improves slightly, task force recommends stricter action to curb pollution

November 28, 2018 1:57 pm

On Thursday, the overall air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 273 which falls in the poor category, according to the data of the Central Pollution Control Board.

Air pollution may up risk of intellectual disability in kids: Study

November 28, 2018 1:58 pm

Averaging across ages, children with intellectual disabilities were 33 percent more likely to live in areas with high levels of diesel particulate matter, and 30 percent more likely to live in areas with high levels of nitrogen dioxide.

Air pollution cuts average Indian's life expectancy by over 4 years: Study

November 28, 2018 1:59 pm

Concentrations in Indian states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, and the National Capital Territory of Delhi are substantially higher, and the impact on life expectancy exceeds six years.

Air pollution: 5 Ayurvedic remedies to help your child build immunity

March 05, 2019 5:47 pm

Children, more than adults, tend to have a sensitive respiratory system and exhibit symptoms like coughing, sneezing, wheezing, itches, rashes and shortness of breath, almost immediately when exposed to hazardous levels of pollutants in the air. There are two things that we can do to manage the impact of these pollutants—one is to improve immunity in children and second is improving the quality of air at home.

Portable purifiers may protect your heart from air pollution: Study

November 28, 2018 2:00 pm

The study found that three days of using a low-cost air purifier at home significantly lowered urban seniors' fine particulate matter exposure. It also significantly lowered their blood pressure, which is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide

Air pollution harms a newborn more than an adult. Here's how

April 03, 2019 10:40 am

Dubbing air pollution as one of the leading killers of children worldwide, the study throws light on how children are more susceptible to air pollution during their fetal development and in their earliest years. And that's because children breathe faster than adults.

From turmeric milk to tulsi chai: Here are some home remedies to combat pollution

November 28, 2018 2:01 pm

To help you deal with the fallout of the plunging air quality in the capital, we have compiled a list of easy-to-make home remedies with easily available ingredients.

Homemade skin and hair mask concoctions to protect against air pollution

November 28, 2018 2:02 pm

From honey and olive to beer, here are some masks to protect your skin and hair from the harmful effects of air pollution. Bring back the glow this festive season.


Combat Air Pollution with These Air Purifying Plants

December 06, 2019 4:39 pm

Here are best indoor plants that purify air in your home. These plants absorbs carbon dioxide and releases oxygen and also easy to maintain.

UNBOXING: What pollution from vehicles is doing to our city and our body

December 04, 2018 5:37 pm

his month, we sit down with Anumita Roychowdhury, the Executive Director of Centre for Science and environment to understand the impact of pollution from vehicles on the street.