environmental causes

Campaign to lower indoor pollution with LPG on


September 18th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jakatra, Sep 18 (IANS) The World LP Gas Association (WLPGA) has announced a five-year campaign to bring liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), a clean, safe and efficient cooking fuel, to developing ... Read more...

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900,000 Chinese born with birth defects every year


September 12th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) Around 900,000 babies are born with birth defects in China every year, the health ministry said Wednesday.This constitutes about 5.6 percent of the total number of ... Read more...

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Marijuana causes testicular cancer


September 10th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Using marijuana could have really damaging consequences as it causes testicular cancer, for instance, which only gets worse with time, a study says.The University of Southern ... Read more...

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CNN founder ’spends each week with different girlfriend’


March 1st, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Ted Turner, the 73-year-old billionaire founder of CNN, spends one week each month with a different girlfriend, The Telegraph reported Thursday.He revealed that he has ... Read more...

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Genes only partially affect intelligence levels


January 23rd, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 23 (IANS) Genetic factors only partially affect our lifelong intelligence levels, while environmental causes seem to exert the largest influence.In a number of studies since early 2000, researchers ... Read more...

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Ruffalo gets environmental leadership award


June 8th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Actor Mark Ruffalo has been honoured with the Entertainment Industry Environmental Leadership Award for his contribution to environmental causes.Ruffalo received the award in recognition of ... Read more...

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Crude oil chemical linked to congenital heart disease


May 1st, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 01 (ANI): Fetal exposure to a chemical found in crude oil is associated with an increased risk of congenital heart disease (CHD), a new study has found.The study also showed ... Read more...

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Hindus congratulate Pope for making Vatican as world’s most environment friendly nation


December 12th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 12 (ANI): Hindus have congratulated His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI for making Vatican City as the world's most environmentally friendly nation.According to reports, with the installation of large solar ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Pope’s interest in solar-powered electric “popemobile”


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 3 (ANI): Hindus have praised Vatican's preference in having solar-powered electric popemobile, thus showing care for the planet and promotion of sustainable and green energy.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, ... Read more...

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Oilsands put into spotlight by Cameron


September 28th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): James Cameron, the acclaimed Hollywood director, would be going to Alberta this week so as to take a tour of the oilsands. Is he just visiting ... Read more...

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Rajan Zed urges Hindus to help “save the world”


September 5th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 5 (ANI): Noted Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged Hindus world over to "save the world" by countering environmental crisis with minor changes in their lifestyles.Zed, who is President ... Read more...

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Hindus commend Pope on environmental stand


August 31st, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 31 (ANI): Hindus have applauded His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI for taking a strong stand on environment.Noted Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, praised ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Australia Catholic Church for abstinence from meat on Ember Days


August 27th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 27 (ANI): Hindus have applauded Catholic Church in Australia for recommendation of abstaining from meat on Ember Days, which are observed on first Fridays of autumn and spring.September three ... Read more...

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Hindus Laud Australia Catholic Church


August 26th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hindus have applauded Catholic Church in Australia for recommendation of abstaining from meat on Ember Days, which are observed on first Fridays of autumn and spring.September ... Read more...

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American Report Proclaims That Environmental Causes For Cancer Are Massively Miscalculated


May 7th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Ecological issues should be analyzed sincerely when unearthing reasons for cancer. This is in keeping with a report of the American President's Cancer Panel.The panel ... Read more...

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Earth Day Witnesses ‘Avatar’ DVD And Blu Ray Release


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) While a lot of environment awareness groups and entities are busy holding workshops and seminars today, the Earth day, maverick filmmaker James Cameron has resorted to ... Read more...

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Hindus want world’s wealthy countries to do more for environment


April 7th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 7 (ANI): Hindus ask richest nations of the world to do more for environment in view of the global ecological crisis.Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in ... Read more...

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Traveling long distances spurs evolution of larger and pointier wings in butterflies


February 12th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A University of Georgia study has found that monarch butterflies that migrate long distances have evolved significantly larger and more elongated wings than their stationary cousins.As part of ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Pope for environmental stand


December 16th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have applauded Pope Benedict for connecting environmental protection with peace promotion in his message for the celebration of World Day of Peace, which falls on January one.Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, ... Read more...

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Disney’s Friends for change - Project Green


October 27th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Burbank, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Disney Channel has launched a Friends For Change: Project Green, which is a multiplatform environmental initiative that will support kids to help the planet. Disney stars Miley ... Read more...

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Hindus praise Pope for linking environment protection with world peace


August 1st, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have applauded Pope Benedict for establishing connection between protecting the environment and promoting peace in his message for the 43rd World Day of Peace, which will be celebrated on January one ... Read more...

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Study finds link between pesticide levels in blood and Parkinson’s disease


July 14th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): In a new study, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found that people with Parkinson's disease have significantly higher blood levels of a particular pesticide than healthy ... Read more...

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Every citizen can object to environmental damage: Court


June 21st, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Kanu Sarda New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Be it public spirited people, environmental activists or voluntary groups, everyone has the right to raise a voice against environmental damage and be considered an ... Read more...

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One-third preventable deaths can be averted by healthy environment


April 24th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby RamakantIn the least developed countries, one third of death and disease is a direct result of environmental causes. Proper environmental management is the key to avoiding the quarter of all ... Read more...

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Unusual chromosomal changes up schizophrenia risk


August 1st, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London , Aug 1 (ANI): In a study on copy number variants (CNV), researchers found that unusual chromosomal changes, particularly structural changes that can alter the function of the genes, may ... Read more...

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Most environmentally conscious consumers are also tech-savvy


June 4th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A new research has revealed that the most environmentally conscious consumers are also the ones who believe most strongly in the power of technology to affect their ... Read more...

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Boar hunters seek pact with Brangelina over their chateaus grounds


June 1st, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by admin
London, June 1 (ANI): Boar hunters from a village in Provence, where Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have just moved into a 17th-century chateau, have urged the Hollywood couple not to ... Read more...

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We work hard for environmental causes: Trudie


April 27th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
London, April 27 (IANS) Rocker Sting's wife Trudie agrees with critics who claim the couple is hypocritical on their position on global warming when they themselves add to the problem by flying ... Read more...

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Now, a sensor vest that monitors environmental causes of asthma attacks


April 12th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 12 (ANI): Scientists have developed a sensor-based system which, when worn in the pockets of a vest, can continuously monitor the air around persons prone to asthma attacks.Researchers at ... Read more...

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Experts warn of rise in infertility levels in future generations


February 15th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Experts have warned that infertility levels may rise in the generations to come.While writing in British Medical Journal, experts have said that that infertility levels may rise in ... Read more...

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Gore, Miller honoured at 2007 Environmental Media Association awards


November 14th, 2007 - 2:53 am ICT by admin
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Study links everyday plastic products to breast cancer


November 14th, 2007 - 2:39 am ICT by admin
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