Pollution: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

World celebrates 2018 World Earth Day (WED)

The World Earth Day (WED) is celebrated every year on April 22 worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. The day was proposed at the UNESCO conference in 1969 and the first Earth Day celebrations ..

Smog and Photochemical Smog

Smog is nothing but a combination of smoke and fog. Smog occurs due to the factors like geography, sunlight, industrial activity, vehicular emissions, calmness of winds, burning of coal etc. Smog usually occurs at a ..

Sal River

The Sal River is a small river in Navelim, Goa state. The central government has approved a project under its National River Conservation Plan (NRCP) to abate pollution of river Sal at an estimated cost of Rs 61.7 crore. ..

Haryana launches Parivartan scheme – Cleanliness & Pollution Free Drive

The Haryana government has officially launched the Parivartan scheme, which is designed to address 10 issues including cleanliness and pollution, in 46 developmental blocks of the state. The 10 issues include facilitation of financing, making ..

India to host global World Environment Day (WED-2018) celebrations

India will be the global host of 2018 World Environment Day (WED), which is scheduled to be held on June 5, 2018. The theme “Beat Plastic Pollution” urges governments, industry, communities, and individuals to come ..