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Greening of roofs gaining popularity in US
Washington, (IANS):
The Deccan Herald , Saturday, September 05, 2009

Greening of roofs by having plants on them is gaining popularity in the US, where their numbers have increased by 30 percent from 2006 to 2007. Benefits include improved storm water management, en ...More


Greening of roofs gaining popularity in US
IANS
Times of India , Saturday, September 05, 2009

| WASHINGTON: Greening of roofs by having plants on them is gaining popularity in the US, where their numbers have increased by 30% from 2006 to 2007. Benefits include improved storm wate ...More


Air pollution reducing 'good' rains in China: Study
AFP
The Economic Times , Tuesday, September 01, 2009

STOCKHOLM: Air pollution has over the past 50 years led to a reduction of the light rainfall in China essential for the country's agriculture and water resources, a Chinese researcher said on Monday. ...More


St John’s car pool initiative cuts fuel costs, reduces air pollution
Nishu Mahajan | Chandigarh
The Pioneer , Tuesday, September 01, 2009

In a bid to help commuters to save money and curtail vehicular pollution by reducing the number of cars, the city’s one of the oldest school — St John’s School, Sector-26 has taken a unique initiative ...More


Air pollution reducing 'good' rains in China: Study
AFP
Times of India , Tuesday, September 01, 2009

STOCKHOLM: Air pollution has over the past 50 years led to a reduction of the light rainfall in China essential for the country's agriculture and water resources, a Chinese researcher said on Monday. ...More


China's pressing pollution problem
REUTERS
Times of India , Tuesday, August 25, 2009

BEIJING: Over the last month, China has reported two cases of large-scale lead poisoning among children living close to heavily polluting factories. Here are some questions and answers about pollu ...More


oise pollution high in Bandipur, says survey
Special Correspondent
The Hindu , Saturday, August 22, 2009

BANGALORE: Even as the State Government dithers over implementing a night ban on movement of vehicles on the national highways passing through Bandipur forests, a traffic research firm in Bangalore ha ...More


‘Glaciers may melt, rivers may go dry’
AGE CORRESPONDENT
The Asian Age , Sunday, August 16, 2009

Aug. 15: Urging people to efficiently use the country’s limited natural resources, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cautioned that if timely measures are not taken against effects of global warming, glac ...More


Air pollution kills 380,000 people each year in the world
ANI
The Economic Times , Saturday, August 15, 2009

WASHINGTON: A new study has determined that unseen and odorless, microscopic particles of air pollution wafting overseas and across continents kill some 380,000 people each year. According to a re ...More


Air pollution kills 380,000 people each year in the world
ANI
Times of India , Saturday, August 15, 2009

WASHINGTON: A new study has determined that unseen and odorless, microscopic particles of air pollution wafting overseas and across continents kill some 380,000 people each year. According to a re ...More


Village in Dubai sets a ‘green example’
PTI
The Asian Age , Friday, August 14, 2009

Dubai, Aug. 13: Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV) has set a "green" example by bringing down its water consumption by 6.1 million gallons from January to June 2009 and energy usage by 1,904 MW during the ...More


45% of country's land degraded: Environment report
PTI
Times of India , Wednesday, August 12, 2009

NEW DELHI: At least 45% of the country's land is degraded, air pollution is on the rise in all cities while rare flora and fauna is diminishing at a rapid rate, according to the State of Environment R ...More


World famous Chhangu lake getting polluted
PTI
The Economic Times , Tuesday, August 11, 2009

GANGTOK: The world famous Chhangu lake, located about 40 km from here on way to Nathu La and one of the prime tourist destinations, is getting polluted day by day, the State Pollution Control Board (S ...More


Setting up of thermal plant opposed
Ambika Sharma
The Tribune , Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Solan, August 10 Resenting the setting up of a 30-MW captive thermal plant at Bagheri village by Jai Prakash Associates (JPA), villagers have decided to oppose it at all stages. Hundreds of villa ...More


World famous Chhangu lake getting polluted
PTI
Times of India , Tuesday, August 11, 2009

GANGTOK: The world famous Chhangu lake, located about 40 km from here on way to Nathu La and one of the prime tourist destinations, is getting polluted day by day, the State Pollution Control Board (S ...More


PTI
The Economic times , Wednesday, August 05, 2009

NEW DELHI: Announcing a slew of steps to reduce water and air pollution, environment and forests minister Jairam Ramesh said India will not compromise on its stand that developing countries should not ...More


Ramesh announces steps to reduce water, air pollution
PTI
Times of India , Wednesday, August 05, 2009

NEW DELHI: Announcing a slew of steps to reduce water and air pollution, environment and forests minister Jairam Ramesh said India will not compromise on its stand that developing countries should not ...More


Amid protests, 'polluting' vehicles off Kolkata roads
IANS
The Economic Times , Sunday, August 02, 2009

KOLKATA: Commuters here had a tough time Saturday as taxis and auto rickshaws kept off the roads while police started seizing commercial vehicles over 15 years old in accordance with a court order. Pr ...More


Amid protests, 'polluting' vehicles off Kolkata roads
IANS
Times of India , Sunday, August 02, 2009

KOLKATA: Commuters here had a tough time Saturday as taxis and auto rickshaws kept off the roads while police started seizing commercial vehicles over 15 years old in accordance with a court order. Pr ...More


High Court raps Pollution Board for failure to check plastics use
K.T. Sangameswaran
The Hindu , Friday, July 31, 2009

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has pulled up the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board for its failure to strictly implement the Central rules with regard to the sale and use of plastic materials. “Th ...More


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