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Issue 106
, 2021
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Image for bulleted text  Twenty firms produce 55% of world’s plastic waste, report reveals

Thumbnail for the story Twenty companies are responsible for producing more than half of all the single-use plastic waste in the world, fuelling ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Rapid heating of Indian Ocean worsening cyclones, say scientists

Thumbnail for the story India’s cyclone season is being made more intense by the rapidly heating Indian Ocean, scientists have warned.Last week ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Study Finds High Levels of Toxic Chemicals in Mothers' Breast Milk

Thumbnail for the story People around the world are exposed to toxic chemicals called PFAS. Found in fast food packaging, some drinking water, a ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Climate: World at risk of hitting temperature limit soon

Thumbnail for the story A major study says by 2025 there's a 40% chance of at least one year being 1.5C hotter than the pre-industrial level. ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Throughout the Pandemic, Environmental Clearance Law Has Been Under the Chopping Block

This, in a nutshell, is the onslaught that India’s law for granti ...More

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Image for bulleted text  India Home To 43 Of World's 100 Cities With High Environment Risks

Thumbnail for the story Of the 100 cities in the world vulnerable to environmental risk, ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Yamuna to get bubble curtain to stop plastic from entering the river

Thumbnail for the story Geocycle the global waste management arm of LafargeHolcim, that m ...More

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Image for bulleted text  MeitY formulates policy paper on circular economy to deal with e-waste

Thumbnail for the story Aiming to deal with e-waste as part of the larger plan of the Ind ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Over 1.7L kg Covid-19 waste in Gurgaon last month, highest since pandemic began

Thumbnail for the story Gurgaon generated over 1.7 lakh kg of Covid-related biomedical wa ...More

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