Noise pollution Current Affairs, GK & News

UNEP ‘Annual Frontier Report, 2022’

In the UNEP Annual Frontier Report 2022 which is titled ‘Noise, Blazes and Mismatches’, Dhaka has been ranked as the noisiest city in the world which is followed by Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh. Overview: Five Indian cities have been ranked in this list of being among the noisiest cities of the world which are Asansol, Jaipur, ..

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UNEP Frontiers Report

The Frontiers Report is released by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).  The latest report is named “Noise, Blazes and Mismatches: Emerging Issues of Environmental Concern.” This report which has been released before the UN Environment Assembly focuses on rising public health problems that are disrupting natural life cycles and causing environmental impacts around the world. ..

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Study: Traffic Noise affects physiology and reproductive health of birds

The Study published in the Conservation Biology Journal noted that the chicks of birds that were exposed to noise were smaller than the ones in quiet nests. On the whole 88 birds were put under observation. They were split into two group. One half were bred in noisy environment and the other half were bred ..

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NGT Directs CPCB to Prepare Noise Pollution Maps

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to prepare a noise pollution map and remedial action plan to solve the issue across the country. NGT Order CPCB has been directed to prepare a noise pollution map and identify hotspots and categorise the cities with specified hotspots and propose a ..

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NGT directs CPCB to prepare a noise pollution map

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to prepare a noise pollution map and remedial action plan to solve the issue across the country. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed the CPCB to identify noise pollution hotspots and categorise cities with specified hotspots and ..

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Harsh Vardham launched “Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali” campaign to celebrate pollution-free diwali

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, has launched the “Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali” campaign to celebrate pollution-free diwali. Diwali is an integral part of our rich tradition and a festival that embodies joy and happiness. In recent times, the pattern of celebration has changed somewhat and has got associated with ..

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