atmospheric environment

UN praise for India’s pollution monitoring system


April 15th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) A United Nations body has praised a pollution monitoring system developed by Indian scientists to ensure clean air during the Commonwealth Games in Delhi last ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

E-waste recycling a ‘health and environmental hazard’


August 27th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Scientists are concerned that recycling of electronic waste from computers, cell phones and other goods might be creating significant health and environmental hazards.Scientists from China and the United ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UN praise for India’s pollution monitoring system for Commonwealth Games


May 9th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A pollution monitoring system developed by Indian scientists has come in for praise from the United Nations as an important step to ensure clean air ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tunnels are 1,000 times more polluted than open roads


August 28th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 28 (IANS) A dangerous cocktail of ultra fine particles, lurking inside tunnels, makes them up to 1,000 more polluted than open roads, says a new study. "The results show that, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Some plants can increase ozone production by 50 times


June 19th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Some plants can increase the rate of ozone production by up to 50 times, according to a study.Rosemary, juniper, and pine trees are among certain plants that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rain and smog threaten to ruin tonights Olympic Games opening ceremony


August 8th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, August 8 (ANI): A thick smog haze and rain are threatening to ruin tonights Olympic Games opening ceremony in Beijing, China.According to a report by Fox Sports, the haze has ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Flowers don’t smell as sweet in polluted air


April 11th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 11 (IANS) A rose smells as sweet by any other name but not in any other air, especially polluted air. A new study has found flowers are fast losing their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Subscribe