Report filed by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board in the matter of V. B. R. Menon Vs Trichy City Police Office regarding the establishment of new petroleum retail outlet adjacent to several residential buildings and commercial buildings in violation of the siting criteria prescribed by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
The global Living Planet Index continues to decline. It shows an average 68% decrease in population sizes of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish between 1970 and 2016. A 94% decline in the LPI for the tropical sub regions of the Americas is the largest fall observed in any part of the world.
Smart home, a house equipped with internet-connected devices for controlling, automating and optimizing functions such as temperature, lighting, security or entertainment, either remotely or through a system within the house.
Some of the deadliest new diseases—including COVID-19, Ebola, SARS, and HIV—have arisen when the natural barriers between human and animal populations are breached. Dangerous close contact and prolonged exposure occurs when people encroach on wildlife habitat or bring wild animals into human communities.
High medical and energy costs, limited incomes, and narrow comfort ranges present multiple health-related challenges for older adults. A variety of studies indicate that weatherizing and repairing the homes of elderly households can help to address some of these issues, ultimately improving resident health and reducing energy and health costs.