Pollution: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

State of Global Air 2019 report released by Boston-based Health Effects Institute

The State of the Global Air 2019 report has recently released by the Boston-based Health Effects Institute (HEI). The report revealed that 1.2 million Indians lost their lives due to exposure to unsafe air in ..

Fatberg – toxic fat found in beaches of Australia

Fatberg is a mass in the sewer syste, It is formed by the combination of non biodegradable matter, wet wipes, condoms, cooking fat and grease. It obstructs the flow of sewage water as days pass ..

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 ..

SANH to be established with funding from UK Research and Innovation under its Global Challenges Research Fund

The South Asian Nitrogen Hub (SANH) is a major international research programme to tackle the challenge that nitrogen pollution poses for environment, food security, human health and the economy in South Asia. The SANH will ..

Puducherry government decides to impose a ban on single-use plastic products from 1st March 2019

Puducherry government has decided to impose a ban on the production, sale, and use of single-use plastic products in the Union Territory from 1st March 2019. The massive drive would also be launched to create ..