Tag: United Nations Environment Programme

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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
  • Millions at risk from rising water pollution: UN

    Millions at risk from rising water pollution: UN

    Increasingly polluted rivers in Africa, Asia and Latin America pose a disease risk to more than 300 million people and threaten fisheries and farming in many countries, a UN report warned on Tuesday. Already, some 3.4 million people die every year from water-borne ailments such as cholera, typhoid, some types of hepatitis and diarrhoeal diseases, …

    August 30, 2016
  • School sealed after ban on national anthem

    School sealed after ban on national anthem

    School sealed after ban on national anthem

    August 8, 2016