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Pollution

Oxygen In-home Care

Breathing issues are at an all times high leading to frequent emergency hospital trips. To make living easier in this scenario of pollution and pandemic, home oxygen care is becoming an essential part of this new normal life. The dynamic and portable rang

October 30, 2020

India records 18,006 tonnes biomedical waste from Covid-19

India generated 18,006 tonnes of COVID-19 biomedical waste in the last four months, with Maharashtra contributing the maximum (3,587 tonnes) to it, according to a Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data.

October 29, 2020

Concerns rises among doctors as the Delhi air deteriorates

With the sharp increase in air pollution in the national capital, several public health experts have flagged a rise in the number of patients reporting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma.

October 29, 2020

Gopal Rai orders micro monitoring to curb dust pollution in Delhi

Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Monday asked common people, private and government agencies that have undertaken construction works to take adequate measures to prevent dust pollution, “else strict action will be taken against them”.

October 29, 2020

Water

Vizag beach wins the prestigious Blue Flag.

Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam Rushikonda beach has been conferred with the 'Blue Flag' eco-label, which recognizes the overall quality of a beach under the four categories of water quality, environmental management, environmental education and safety.

October 29, 2020

Finding flood risks at the village-level to facilitate decision-making

Scientists use a combination of global and local data to predict flood hazard in risk-prone villages.

October 11, 2020

Sau sunar ki aur ek lohar ki – How a single decision sealed Yamuna’s fate

Delhiites in early-mid April 2020 were pleasantly surprised to find a much healthy river Yamuna in their city. Social media was full of pictures and videos. Many had resigned not to find a living Yamuna in the city in their lifetime.

October 05, 2020

Demystifying River Health-2

This article is in two parts. Part I was about a new name and Part II suggests a way forward.

September 15, 2020

Climate Crisis

Save the Children study highlights how climate change impacting households, children

At least 60 per cent of the over 630 households that participated in a survey across three states said extreme weather conditions have impacted their economic situation.

October 12, 2020