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Tag: Global Environment Outlook

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  • The global challenge

    The global challenge

    The GEO-6 report, covering the theme ‘Healthy Planet, Healthy People,’ is particularly relevant for India. It notes that East and South Asia have suffered the highest number of deaths due to air pollution. As the country's population grows, agricultural yields are coming under stress due to the increase in average temperature and erratic monsoons.

    April 11, 2019
  • Parlous planet

    Parlous planet

    The findings will bear on public health not the least because a quarter of all premature deaths and diseases worldwide are due to manmade pollution and environmental damage.

    March 25, 2019