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  • Over 200 health journals call for emergency action on climate change

    Over 200 health journals call for emergency action on climate change

    "The impact on health and survival of extreme temperatures, destructive weather events, and the widespread degradation of essential ecosystems are just some of the impacts that we are seeing more of due to a changing climate. They disproportionately affect the most vulnerable, including children and the elderly, ethnic minorities, poorer communities and those with underlying health conditions..."

    September 6, 2021
  • Cursed by contaminants

    Cursed by contaminants

    Chromium, the metal, is a major pollutant impacting air, surface water, groundwater, soil and human health. It was first introduced in steel plants during the colonial period in 1865 and its use became prominent in leather industries since 1884

    December 23, 2020
  • Health hazards of imported pulses

    Health hazards of imported pulses

    Pulses have traditionally played an important role in the nutrition of the people of India as these are a staple source of proteins and other important nutrients. This is matched by their importance in providing nutrition to the soil. Legume crops have the special ability to fix nitrogen from the atmosphere and hence cereal and …

    July 12, 2018