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Hindus back Catholic Bishops on Climate Change policy protecting world’s poor


February 19th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 19 (ANI): Hindus have commended the Global Climate Change policy statement of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) which says, "Policies addressing global climate change should enhance rather ... 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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Indoor plants can reduce toxic ozone levels in offices, homes


September 9th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): Potted plants in the house can make indoor air healthier by cutting down ozone levels, according to a new study.Ozone, the main component of air pollution, also known ... Read more...

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Safe ozone levels can be unhealthy for lungs


July 24th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Ozone levels deemed safe can be taxing for healthy lungs, according to new research. "The National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone was recently revised to set lower ... Read more...

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Even acceptable ozone exposure can adversely affect lung function


July 24th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California Davis have warned that the lungs may get adversely affected even when exposed to such levels of ozone as are deemed safe ... Read more...

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Long-term ozone exposure ups fatal lung disease risk


March 12th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Long-term exposure to ozoneone of the most widespread pollutants in the world and a key component of smogsignificantly increases the risk of dying from lung disease, says ... Read more...

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Climate change may boost exposure to harmful pollutants


November 23rd, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A review of studies projecting the impact of climate change on air quality, has indicated that adverse health effects will likely rise with further changes in climate, ... Read more...

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Air pollution linked to increased appendicitis risk


October 7th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): High levels of air pollution may increase the risk of appendicitis, finds a new study. The research has been presented at the 73rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the ... Read more...

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Global warming threatens rice yields in future


March 24th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
London, March 24 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the yields of rice, which is a major food source, will drop in many areas in the future, as a result ... Read more...

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