The latest World Bank report on leveraging urbanisation in South Asia has identified "air pollution" as a big challenge for major cities in the region, including Delhi.While Delhi is the worst amon

CHENNAI: Women using biomass fuel to cook contribute more to the disease burden of India compared to cigarette smokers and high blood pressure patients, said Kalpana Balakrishnan, member of Steerin

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday directed the Ministry Of Environment and Forest (MoEF) to submit a final report in the case of paddy straw burning in states of Punjab, Haryana and Utt

Jerusalem recorded its worst air pollution levels ever, at 173 times normal levels. In some other parts of the country, air pollution levels were at their worst for 75 years.

For researchers trying to untangle the roots of the current epidemic of asthma, one observation is especially intriguing: Children who grow up on dairy farms are much less likely than the average c

The intensity of pollution produced by land and forest fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan continued to fluctuate over the weekend, putting the health of local residents at risk and disrupting activiti

Health concerns including for asthma, allergic pink eye and worsening lung disease worry residents in Nevada, Wyoming and even New Mexico

The results of burning fossil fuels is no secret, however a recent study proved that as nitrogen oxides are released into the atmosphere at an increasing rate, common pollens become more allergenic

PUNE: The air quality is usually good in monsoon because air pollutants get washed away in the rain water.

Swedish researchers have uncovered a direct link between polluted air and dementia.