Water pollution from unsustainable agricultural practices poses a serious risk to human health and the planet's ecosystems, a problem often underestimated by policymakers and farmers alike, cautions this new report published by Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)

Soil pollution poses a worrisome threat to agricultural productivity, food safety, and human health, but far too little is known about the scale and severity of that threat, warns a new FAO report released at the start of a global symposium.

NEW DELHI: The next time you clean your face with a scrub or face wash, you could not only be contributing to water pollution but also causing decline in aquatic life.

It could well be that you are breathing in air in your home that is of poorer quality than the air outside.

With the addition of more chemicals in the last 13 years the list of POPs has now expanded to include 27 pollutants.

The use of biomass for heat and power production is supported in many IEA countries since biomass as a renewable fuel can effectively substitute fossil fuels and consequently reduce fossil CO2. During biomass combustion, inhalable particulate matter smaller than 10 micrometres (PM10) can be generated which can cause adverse health impacts.

Water pollution has risen across three continents, placing hundreds of millions of people at risk of contracting life-threatening diseases like cholera and typhoid, UN Environment warns.

The report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG), with special emphasis on the role of Pollution Control Board of Assam (PCBA), paints a grim picture on environmental degradation in

Mysuru: Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE) under its third Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) programme will organize a 10-day course on 'fate and transport of contamina

Some samples found unsuitable even for irrigation purposes

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