User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Environmental Justice
Last updated: Jul 01 2020 13:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Workplace hazards: How traffic cops are affected by pollution, stress and fatigue 19.2.2020 Citizen Matters
A 2016 study found that one in three traffic policemen in Bengaluru have reduced lung function. In addition to physical ailments, they are also vulnerable to traffic accidents and mental health issues.
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India’s 10-year conservation plan finally highlights the need to protect threatened birds 12.2.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The country had so far only focussed on safeguarding major species like the tiger or elephant.
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India may run short of antibiotics, diabetes drugs 12.2.2020 Rediff: Business
Indian pharmaceutical companies are heavily dependent on China to source fermentation-based active pharmaceutical ingredients and intermediates to manufacture these medicines, but the coronavirus outbreak there has disrupted the supply.
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Despite statewide ban, Mumbai still has miles to go before it can be plastic-free 11.2.2020 Citizen Matters
In March 2018, Maharashtra imposed a blanket ban on the use of plastic in the state, particularly in Mumbai. Almost two years later, the city still finds itself grappling with plastic waste, largely due to patchy implementation by BMC and inadequate attention to processing of discarded plastic.
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Int’l Wetlands Day celebrated 6.2.2020 The Assam Tribune
Int’l Wetlands Day celebrated
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Readers’ comments: If our universities become a battleground, where are we headed? 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
Responses to articles on Scroll.in.
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Nambol Bora Festival begins 11.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Nambol Bora Festival begins
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In Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, the lucrative fish feed industry is killing traditional fisheries 6.1.2020 Scroll.in
Fishermen are now aggressively targeting waste or juvenile catch that were once treated as bycatch.
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Air pollution linked to poor bone health among Indians 5.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Air pollution linked to poor bone health among Indians
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Polluting and unviable: Five reasons Bengaluru’s Waste-to-Energy plants can fail 31.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A resident of Electronic City where one of the Waste-to-Energy plants is slated to come up, analyses why BBMP's push for the plants is misguided
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Call for citizens’ active role in waste management 20.12.2019 The Assam Tribune
Call for citizens’ active role in waste management
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This racy novel imagines married women and men caught up in ‘couple-swapping’ in Delhi 16.12.2019 Scroll.in
An excerpt from ‘The Swap’ by Shuma Raha.
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Chennai Buzz: Marina improvement | Aavin confirms milk safety | Skoch award for police stations…and much more 8.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The Madras High Court's directions for Marina Beach, the progress of Pallikaranai revival, demolition of Elephant Gate Bridge, an award for police states for cleanliness -- catch updates on all this and more in this week's round-up of city news.
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PFA Manipur says worried about development of Loktak Inland Waterways 4.12.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
PFA Manipur says worried about development of Loktak Inland Waterways
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What is making rainwater in Guwahati toxic? 6.11.2019 Citizen Matters
A study suggests that a cocktail of natural and man-made pollutants wafting in the air is tinkering with the rainwater quality in Guwahati.
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The pollution question: What will it take for farmers in Punjab and Haryana to stop burning stubble? 6.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In ‘Air: Why India Must Solve Pollution and Climate Change Together’, Dean Spears examines why crop-burning does not stop.
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Over 42 days and 41 nights, Coonoor set an example for the rest of India by cleaning up its river 7.10.2019 Scroll.in
Once lush and wide, encroachments and rampant dumping had turned the river into a sewer.
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Toxic pollution in Sutlej waters puts one crore lives at stake across three states 6.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Indiscriminate dumping of industrial effluents and untreated municipal waste in the Sutlej river, and various other channels flowing into it, is causing unprecedented incidence of cancer and other health hazards in the three states of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan.
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Experts come together at EMobility Summit to discuss green commuting 2.10.2019 DNA
Govt's commitment can be gauged from the fact that it has lowered the GST on EVs: Gadkari; India's ambitious target to shift to electric vehicles is a bumpy road ahead, say experts; Global leaders from the sector worry that regime change will also lead to an altered policy
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Climate Strike comes to India — three things to keep in mind 29.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Over the last one week, thousands of Indian students and youth across India, inspired by the Global Climate Strike organised by ‘Fridays for Future’, marched together to demand immediate action to mitigate local and global climate risks. What should be the way forward?
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