Dust, which majorly comprises of loose soil, has emerged as a major contributor to air pollution. Unpaved roads and digging activities for various infrastructural construction exposes the loose soil, contributing as much as 17 per cent of the particulate matter (PM) in the air.
According to US Embassy data, the Delhi AQI at 10 a.m. on Wednesday is at 206 in the “very unhealthy category”.
Street play was also demonstrated by the AMU Drama Club that emphasized on the reduction and disposal of plastic usage.
In Chanakyapuri, where the US embassy is located, the AQI was 189 and at the Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, 168 at 8 p.m.
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The results were derived from daily Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) crime statistics and an eight-year detailed map of daily US air pollution.
Global emissions and atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide have reached a record high in recent years. At the same time, ice loss in Greenland has also peaked.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was addressing the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) being held in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh on Monday.
According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (Safar) and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the overall air quality index (AQI) of Delhi, which was at 47, falling in the good category.
Sushil, presently is rousing masses about bird’s significance and is helping them to set up a small wooden portable box inside their home making the environment favourable to sparrow.
India is facing large-scale microbeads pollution. Though the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) banned the use of microbeads in cosmetics in 2017, it will come into implementation in 2020.
Sinha, known as the ‘Dolphin Man’ for his research of the Gangetic dolphins, said the species habitat has been threatened and disturbed in the river.
Without urgent action, the emissions will nearly double by 2050.
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