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DISEASES Once considered eradicated seem to have made an alarming reappearance across countries in Europe, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). At a recent conference organised by

WITH air pollution a serious cause for concern in European countries, the European Union (Eu) environment ministers agreed early March to curb diesel fuel emissions all over Europe.

The diaolgue continues on how to free the earth from the clutches of greenhouse emissions

Sister chromatid exchange (SCE) frequencies were deter mined in peripheral lymphocytes from traffic policemen drawn from various busy traffic points of Madras metro in India. These policemen were under constant exposure to automobile exhaust pollution during their 8 h work schedule.

AS FAR as statistical particulars go, the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (w-ipo), has come up with an interesting detail. It received its 250,000th

Aquaculture has spelt success for the tiny island of Chilo6, off the coast of southern Chile. Such has been the boom that Chile ig now the world's second-largest salmon producer after Norway.

The fight to control the hibiscus mealy bug which has attacked sugarcane, coffee and cocoa crops in many Latin' Carribean countries, seems to he a losing one. Reportedly, the pest has spread

WITH the air in France turning out to be a potential killer, the government has decided to develop 'green pqtrol' by AD 2000. The bio-fuel will contain organic elements such as diester,

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) is on a massive public aware- ness campaign against pollution, especially in urban areas. A new addition to its strategy is an electronic signboard (LED

The world's most polluted metropolis, Mexico City, had to perforce observe a smog emergency for three days in the last week of January after ozone levels shot up to 269 points - 19