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AA Edit | Cut use of plastics, save earth

The nature, intensity, impact and urgency of the issue have changed over the decades

06 Jun 2023 12:20 AM

Plastics industry body urges Govt for restructuring of custom duties on imports

APIMA organized a meet to discuss measures that needs to be taken by the government for revival of the Plastics Industry.

17 Dec 2019 4:52 PM

Plastic fixation making us overlook other planet problems?

Here's how our obsession with plastic pollution is distracting our attention from bigger environmental challenges.

23 Feb 2019 8:46 PM

Researchers reveal plastics have entered human food chain

What is unknown is whether concentration of plastic being ingested is higher than that coming out, due to particles crossing the gut wall.

23 Oct 2018 7:23 PM

Common white pigment linked to diabetes: study

The number of people with diabetes has quadrupled during the past four decades.

21 Jun 2018 2:06 PM


Reducing exposure to hormone-disrupting chemicals to tackle obesity

Obesogens can promote fat accumulation through increasing the number and size of fat cells or by increasing appetite.

20 May 2018 2:56 PM

Real problem: Biodegradable plastic is the way out to curb pollution

The global production capacity of biodegradable plastic is 4 mt currently. It needs to be increased urgently.

14 May 2018 1:38 AM

Everyday chemicals linked to brain disorders in children, says study

Medical review went on to add items such as cosmetics, furniture and plastics could be linked to brain development disorders in children.

24 Mar 2018 1:16 PM