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The dense foliage around the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe is fast disappearing

Babies raised on formula feed are twice as likely to be obese at five-

Foot and mouth disease has broken out in Livingstone and surrounding areas. Humphrey

Due to decades of neglect and indifference, air quality in Indian cities has worsened rapidly, triggering a serious public health crisis. Central and state governments are still at a loss in dealing with the problem and except Delhi, no city is taking effective steps to control pollution. Even in Delhi, the drive to deal with pollution is not coming from the government but the Supreme Court. Recently, high courts in Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh have clamped down on the polluting three-wheelers by either banning them or pushing them to run on cleaner fuels.

The Pillayarkuppam-Kirumampakkam area of Pondicherry is quite close to an industrial estate. In response to regular complaints by the residents of the area, S A Abbasi, senior professor and

levels of airborne benzene, which is known to be carcinogenic, were found to be alarmingly high at two major junctions at Mumbai, according to a preliminary study by the National Environ

New York city battles with E coli bacteria

People who seek fulfilment only in material well being are not satisfied, says the shrink, looking at the dark side of the American dream

A large number of public transport vehicles using Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) kits have been withdrawn by their owners in Karachi, Pakistan, following an increase in the gas prices. According to

Air pollution in several US cities was severe this summer, says a recent report