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Oct 15, 2019
India’s megacities, Mumbai and Delhi, are currently sitting on a huge pile of wasteMumbai and Delhi are India’s top two megacities in terms of the solid waste generated every day.
Sep 26, 2019
'Blue finance' hopes to put oceans on a sustainable path11 multinational banks announced the "Poseidon Principles" that will help shipping firms cut emissions in half within 30 years.
Aug 21, 2019
Water pollution is reducing economic growth in some countries by a third: World BankA major contributor to poor water quality is nitrogen, essential in agriculture, which leaches into rivers & oceans.
Jul 23, 2019
Scientists develop a wastewater treatment process that remove pollutants from waterThe team used rice hulls, discarded at rice harvesting, to create eco-friendly and economical, biochar
Jun 18, 2019
‘Biodegradable’ balloons may be posing serious threats to marine wildlife, time to let air out of the industryThe deadliest ocean garbage for seabirds is balloons. In a small survey done on one coast, 1,700 dead seabirds were picked up. Over 500 of these birds had swallowed plastic, with 40 percent of those deaths caused by balloons
Jun 16, 2019
Narendra Modi promises clean water for all rural homes by 2024, stresses on need for conservation effortsNarendra Modi said on Saturday that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don’t have access to clean water
Jun 06, 2019
Groundwater contamination was found to be 12 times higher in Indian villages practicing open defecationAfter the open-defecation free campaign, the government will focus on solid and liquid waste management in villages.
Jun 03, 2019
Origami rose device can filter water for houses in remote locations using solar powerThe device looks like a black rose and is portable, lightweight and inexpensive costing less than two cents.
May 31, 2019
Groundwater in 40 districts of UP's rural areas have high levels of arsenic2.34 crore people, who depend on hand pumps & tube wells, are affected by the contamination of arsenic.
May 28, 2019
River water all around the world are overflowing with antibiotics: new studyPeople are increasingly resistant to antibiotics and their presence in the rivers are dangerous for aquatic animals.