Representational photo: Air pollution in UP.

Photo: DNA India

Uttar Pradesh's 8 Cities Listed In Top 10 Polluted Ones This Winter: CSE

Delhi-based non-profit Centre for Science and Environment's (CSE) analysis of 99 cities revealed that top 23 polluted cities this year belonged to North India. While Uttar Pradesh had its eight cities in the top 10, Ghaziabad and Bulandshahr topped the list. The report also showed that PM2.5 levels had worsened in 43 cities compared to the previous year's winter. Moreover, Karnataka's Mysuru turned out as the least polluted, followed by MP's… read-more

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 11:15 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Centre For Science and Environment, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahr, Mysuru, Air Pollution

Courtesy: Down To Earth

Representational photo: Honey

Photo: BBC

Indian Honey Brands Fail Quality Test; Dabur, Patanjali In List

Major honey brands in India like Dabur and Patanjali have come under scrutiny after a report alleged that their products are adulterated with modified sugar syrup. Reportedly, 10 of 13 Indian brands failed in molecular composition-tracking Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) test while three did not even match Indian quality standards. However, the companies have refuted the allegations by saying that the report seems "motivated" and "a plot to… read-more

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 - 11:45 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: India, Dabur, Patanjali, Centre For Science and Environment

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Sunita Narain

Photo: Ecologise

Indian Environmentalist And Researcher Sunita Narain Wins Edinburgh Medal 2020

Indian Environmentalist Sunita Narain has been awarded with the 'Edinburgh Medal 2020' by the city of Edinburgh Council. Narain, the director-general of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has been recognised for her effort in formulating 'climate emergency policies'. The council also lauded Sunita's effort of climate justice for poor and underprivileged. 'Edinburgh Medal' is awarded for the contributions to science and technology which… read-more

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 12:17 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Sunita Narain, Edinburgh Medal, Environmentalist, conservation, India, Centre For Science and Environment

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