It’s getting harder to see stars, why are stars disappearing from sky?

It's getting harder to see stars, why are stars disappearing from sky?

Turning to the sky and looking at the stars at dusk could no longer be a reality. A new study suggests that the thousands of stars and constellations that make up our skies lose visibility year after year due to light pollution.  The data, published in the journal Science, observations made between 2011 and 2022 by volunteers … Read more

Polluted air means more Asthma attacks for urban kids

Polluted air means more Asthma attacks for urban kids

A new study from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), moderate levels of two outdoor air pollutants, ozone and particulate matter (PM), are associated with non-viral asthma attacks in children and adolescents living in low-income urban areas and in molecular changes of their airways. Polluted air means more Asthma attacks In the research, published … Read more

How plastic waste is on track to almost triple by 2060?

How plastic waste is on track to almost triple by 2060?

The advancement of a report to be published later this year shows that unless the measures against plastic are resounding, this type of contamination will reach worrying levels in the next three decades. According to a new report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), by 2060 the amount of plastic waste generated … Read more

Brown Bears living like pigs in Kashmir, eating garbage and plastics

brown bear living like pigs in kashmir consuming plastics

Up to 75% of everything brown bears eat comes from garbage, which means that their frequency of scavenging is much higher than eating wild plant matter, crops, and even hunted sheep,”

How Angithi smoke can kill you?

How Angithi smoke can kill you?

A burning fireplace or a brazier can kill in just half an hour. A man and a woman were found dead inside a nightclub in Haryana’s Gurugram under mysterious circumstances, Preliminary investigations have indicated that the death was due to suffocation from smoke from a burning fireplace inside the room. According to the police, the … Read more

Mumbai: The world’s biggest beach cleanup

Mumbai: The world's biggest beach cleanup

The beach of Versova, in Mumbai, was a garbage dump, in which it was impossible to see the sand, let alone walk on it. However, this year a brigade of environmentalists from across the country. After 20 years of dirt, dozens of olive ridley turtles returned there. The driving force behind this initiative is the 40-year-old lawyer … Read more

No Proposal to expand single-use plastic ban: Govt

No Proposal to expand single-use plastic ban: Govt

Union Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav told Lok Sabha that the government does not currently have any proposals under consideration to extend the scope of the ban on single-use plastics. Minister Yadav’s response was in response to a question from MP Umesh G Jadhav on details of the proposed expansion, if … Read more

How Great Bubble Barrier is keeping plastic out of sea?

How Great Bubble Barrier is keeping plastic out of sea?

In the municipality of Katwijk, the Netherlands, an innovative system called the Bubble Barrier has been implemented, in which a “curtain” of air bubbles is placed along a channel to remove plastic debris from the water. Although the project launched in 2019 is only a small-scale test at the moment, the nonprofit group behind the … Read more

Plastic collected from nesting grounds of New Zealand albatrosses, What it means?

Plastic collected from nesting grounds of New Zealand albatrosses, What it means?

Plastic collected from remote corners of the South Pacific Ocean, including the nesting grounds of New Zealand albatrosses, has confirmed the global threat of plastic pollution to seabirds. In the findings published in the journal Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, the researchers looked at plastic collected in far corners of the South Pacific Ocean, … Read more