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Pollution spike to hit Hyderabad most

Archived, 5 days ago From deccanchronicle.com 

Secunderabad , INDIA - Compared to other metros, Hyderabad faces the threat of witnessing the highest mortality due to increase in pollution.

Studies show that Hyderabad would record most deaths among other cities with a similar quantum of increase in pollu ...

Systemic failure to blame for Ganga pollution: SC

Archived, 5 days ago From hindustantimes.com 

New Delhi, INDIA - In a severe indictment of the government’s failure to curb the massive pollution of the Ganga, Supreme Court on Wednesday said heads must roll for despite spending Rs. 20,000 crore the river continues to be contaminated.

A bench headed ...

Climate Isn't Changing Forests as Much as We Thought

Archived, 5 days ago From natureworldnews.com 

Researchers frequently mention how climate change is playing a heavy hand in the drastic changes forests are going through in the northern hemisphere, where cold-loving pines and firs are being bullied out by more adaptable species.

Na ...

House fly genome could help protect environment

Archived, 5 days ago From economictimes.indiatimes.com 

Gurgaon, INDIA - The house fly could be a carrier of over 100 human diseases, but its genome may help humans deal with toxic and disease causing environments, found a research.

Genome is the complete set of genes present in a cell or organism.

Rottnest Island conservation efforts underway to maintain environment after ravages of settlement

Archived, 5 days ago From abc.net.au 

Sydney, AUSTRALIA - For most visitors to Rottnest Island, the appeal is the pristine beaches and tranquil pace of holiday life on a small island where cars are banned.

But there is a serious side to life on Rottnest.

The Rottnest Island Aut ...

Building designed to reduce its impact on environment

Archived, 5 days ago From dnj.com 

Murfreesboro, TENNESSEE - Sustainable design and construction strategies implemented on the new MTSU science building, according to a release from the university, included the following:

• Vegetated open space has been preserved and designed to complement the s ...

Britain's migrating birds are drastically declining, RSPB says

Archived, 5 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - Bird populations that make the great journey between northern Europe and Africa – including the nightingale and turtle dove – are drastically declining, conservationists have warned.

Nearly half of the 29 summer migrants, who appear in ...

India plans huge palm oil expansion, puts forests at risk

Archived, 6 days ago From news.mongabay.com 

Menlo Park, CALIFORNIA - Palm oil, a ubiquitous ingredient in supermarket products ranging from shampoos and cosmetic in supermarket products ranging from shampoos and cosmetics to processed foods, comes at a huge environmental cost.

Between 1990 and 2010, pa ...

Ecotricity windfarm project hopes to power more than 50,000 homes a year

Archived, 6 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - Ecotricity, one of the new breed of independent energy suppliers, has teamed up with Skanska, the construction group, in a bid to build £500m worth of onshore windfarms in the UK within five years.

Dale Vince, the founder of Ecotricity ...

Reusable bag is friendly both for the environment and local businesses

Archived, 6 days ago From plasticsnews.com 

Detroit, MICHIGAN - The Austrian city of Berndorf has made shopping more environmentally friendly and promote local businesses by introducing the Berndorf Bag, a bag constructed from woven plastic.

The bag was developed by Austrian technology supplier Sta ...

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