On National Pollution Control Day, we asked experts researching and working in this space to tell us their opinion on where we currently are in our battle against pollution and where we need to go as a people and as a nation.
According to a research, Delhi residents would be able to extend their life expectancy by 3.35 years if the National Clean Air Programme had been implemented given it had the target to reduce PM 2.5 by up to 30 per cent by 2024.
The situation is so grave that the AQI entered the “severe-plus” or “emergency” category late Thursday night, the first time since January this year.
According to a report, a mere ten percent increase in the same-day exposure to PM 2.5 correlated with a 0.14 percent rise in the number of reported violent crimes.
In this week’s article for Breathe Series, Kiran Manral digs into researches and studies which point to correlation between air pollution and rise in mental health issues.
These findings have shaken up the traditional belief that the womb was a barrier to the toxic environment that we often live in.
The survey asked almost 20,000 people aged between 16 and 74 from 28 countries how familiar they were with the SDGs and which SDGs they thought were the most important.
Single use plastics are being increasingly recognised as the biggest cause of ocean pollution, killing marine life and entering the human food chain, proving to be detrimental to health and the cause of chronic diseases.
Four women from across the country tell us how they are reducing their carbon footprint in a bid to save the planet.
This week in the Breathe series, Kiran Manral writes on how air pollution may lead to low birth weight and developmental delay among children.
Environmental pollution can seem like an overwhelming challenge. So here’s a compilation of what you can do, as an individual, as a family, as a community, to tackle it and make an impact, no matter how small.
The water crisis many Indian cities are dealing with could be a direct result of the pollution of potential sources of potable water and a lack of control over the pollution.