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Environment Aerosols Toxic Pollutants Environmental Impacts

Scientists unpack the influence of black carbon aerosols on rainfall in northeast India

Black carbon, an air pollutant, is also a short-lived contributor to global warming.
By Sahana Ghosh for Mongabay on June 23, 2022
Environment Toxic Pollutants Obesity Health Impacts

Environmental toxins are worsening obesity pandemic, say scientists

Pollutants can upset body’s metabolic thermostat with some even causing obesity to be passed on to children
From The Guardian on May 19, 2022
Children Over-consumption Environmental Degradation Toxic Pollutants

Over-consumption in the world’s richest countries is destroying children’s environments globally, new report says

The world’s richest countries – including Finland, Iceland, the Netherlands and Norway – are providing healthier environments for children within their borders, yet are disproportionately contributing to the destruction of the global environment
From UNICEF on May 23, 2022
Environment Heavy Metals Water Pollution Toxic Pollutants

75% Of River Monitoring Stations Recorded Heavy Metal Pollution: Report

According to the report by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the seven states and Union Territories which are under threat are Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.
From NDTV on June 6, 2022
More Ship Recycling Ship-breaking Occupational Hazard

South Asia’s hazardous ship recycling industry must transition to a more sustainable future

Ship-breaking is a risky sector that introduces workers to occupational risks and the environment to a high variety of pollutants.
By Afsana Rubaiyat for Scroll.in on June 7, 2022
Environment Water Contamination Chemical Pollutants Health Risks

Industries dump chemicals into fields, pollute Ajnar river in Madhya Pradesh

Industrial waste from factories in Madhya Pradesh is allegedly being dumped into empty borings in fields, claim activists.
By Anil Kumar Tiwari for Mongabay on June 3, 2022
Health Deaths Pollution Health Hazard

Pollution responsible for one in six deaths across planet, scientists warn

Toxic air, water and soil are ‘existential threat to human and planetary health’, says global review
By Damian Carrington for The Guardian on May 17, 2022
Environment Industrial Chemicals Water Pollution Industrial Releases

Industries dump chemicals into fields, pollute Ajnar river in Madhya Pradesh

Industrial waste from factories in Madhya Pradesh is allegedly being dumped into empty borings in fields, claim activists.
By Anil Kumar Tiwari for Mongabay on June 3, 2022
Urban Air Pollution Toxic Pollutants Lack of Awareness

In 'world's most polluted city', Indian workers unaware of toxic air

From sweepers to security guards, outdoor workers in Bhiwadi face a 'slow poison' from air pollution, but many are unaware
By Annie Banerji for Thomson Reuters Foundation on April 13, 2022
Urban Air Pollution Slum Dwellers Health Impacts

India: How air pollution is affecting people in Delhi's slums

People living in slums, who mostly survive on meager incomes, are most vulnerable to toxic air because their work often requires them to stay outdoors for long hours.
By Roshni Majumdar for Deutsche Welle (DW) on April 14, 2022