Outdoor air pollution accounts for 6% of total diseases in 2016: report


Children wearing air pollution masks attend a demonstration to spread awareness on the problem of air pollution on Children’s Day in New Delhi on Tuesday. Photo: PTI New Delhi: Outdoor air pollution was responsible for 6% and household pollution for 5% of the total disease burden in India in 2016, …

Malnutrition Responsible For 15% Of Total Disease Burden In India In 2016: Report

A report on malnutrition was launched today by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu (Representational)New Delhi:  Disease burden due to child and maternal malnutrition in India was 12 times higher per person than in China in 2016 even as the life expectancy at birth in the country improved by over a …

Pollution levels spike across India on Diwali but were still lower than those in 2016

Pollution levels spiked across the country as the festival of lights rolled around. The signs were already present as the Delhi government had issued warnings as early as 12 October when it said that the “unabated” burning of crop residue in the neighbouring states and fireworks during Diwali may severely affect Delhi’s …

Report card shows Reef pollution has decreased

POLLUTION entering the Great Barrier Reef has decreased, but conservationists say little progress has been made to improve water quality.The Queensland Government released the annual Great Barrier Reef report card last week, which environment minister Steven Miles said showed improvement in reducing nitrogen run off.”Thanks to lots of hard work …

Report: Pollution Kills 3 Times More than AIDS, TB And Malaria Combined

Report: Pollution Kills 3 Times More than AIDS, TB And Malaria Combined  NPRHere’s How Many People Die from Pollution Around the World  TIMEGlobal pollution kills millions and threatens ‘survival of human societies’  The GuardianFull coverage

Air pollution kills over 500,000 Europeans a year – report

AFP Air pollution remains the leading cause of premature death in Europe Air pollution causes more than 500,000 premature deaths across Europe each year despite ‘slowly’ improving air quality on the continent, the EU’s environment authority said Wednesday. …

Pollution killed nine million people in 2015 — report

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Global pollution is the world’s biggest killer, threat to mankind’s survival

CLOSE In one of the most extensive reports of its kind, environmental health experts have estimated that nine million premature deaths worldwide—16% of all deaths—were linked to pollution in 2015, with the majority of deaths coming from air pollution. TimeRaisina hill, government seat of power is seen engulfed in morning …