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Tag: Air pollution

Poor air quality claims 5.5 million lives worldwide annually

A recent study has revealed that air pollution claims 5.5 million lives annually. Global warming caused by air pollution and its effects are being felt all around the globe, and its effects are also being seen on the health of the planet's residents. The frightening...

Delhi could be the most polluted city in India, but not the only: CPCB

Delhi could be one of the most polluted cities in the world, but there are other cities in India which have even worse air quality than the nation’s capital. Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) released its five-month data on the air quality in 22...

NASA Air Pollution Map reveals 195 most polluted cities around the globe (+Video)

NASA Air Pollution Map
NASA has released pollution map that indicates the level of air pollution in the most polluted 195 cities around the globe. The scientists at NASA monitored the pollution levels in these cities for around ten years and developed a map that reveals the change...

Sea Traffic Main Culprit for Coastal Areas’ Pollution: Study

Sea Traffic Main Culprit for Pollution
The gentle sea breeze that attracts so many people to live near the coast may not be very pure and fresh as many imagine. The air along the coastal area is filled with nanoparticles that can precipitate serious lungs and cardiac diseases. When we talk...

New Delhi to record highest number of premature deaths in world due to air pollution

New Delhi Air Pollution
An environmental study by a team of scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry has revealed some alarming news about the polluted state, Delhi. The study claims that in the next ten years the city will have the highest number of deaths caused...

Report: Over 35,000 Indians lost their lives due to Air Pollution in last decade

In the Parliament session on Thursday, the Union Environment Ministry revealed that there were more than 35,000 deaths in the past decade due to acute respiratory infections (ARI) caused by air pollution. Cases reported every year during the same period is more than 2.6 crore. Studies...

Insufficient air pollution data fails to provide exact information

The air quality index failed to come up with pollution levels in around 28 locations in New Delhi due to lack of sufficient data on air pollution. The data generated in the last week shows that only six areas were monitored out of 11. Monitoring...

Why we should be now worried about increasing Air Pollution and its Hazards

The greater part of us have grown up finding out about the dangers of air pollution and the hard  hitting truths and substances around it. We are, then again, simply revealing the gravity of the circumstance. A late study led by Greenpeace, inside five...