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Green Buildings | India Ranks Third Among Top 10 Countries for LEED Green Building - Interactive

India's dominant position in the green building movement is significant due to the country's aggressive plans to expand access to electricity, its explosive economic growth projections and its unprecedented and rapid urbanization. USGBC's announcement also comes at a time of increased environmental awareness in India as conversations across the subcontinent focus on alleviating the highly toxic levels of air and water pollution that are pervasive in some of India's largest population centers.
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See China's air pollution in real-time

Researchers at Berkeley have used Google Maps and new data on China's air pollution to create a near real-time visualization of the country's air quality. The online map is based on findings that...
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Texas teenager creates $20 water purifier to tackle toxic e-waste pollution

Texas teenager creates $20 water purifier to tackle toxic e-waste pollution | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
18-year-old Perry Alagappan recognised at World Water Week 2015 for his renewable heavy metal filter made from graphene that he’s keeping open source
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Did you know that scientists use smartphones to monitor air pollution levels ... - Phone Arena

Did you know that scientists use smartphones to monitor air pollution levels ... - Phone Arena | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Computer scientists at the University of California have built portable pollution sensors that let users monitor air quality in real time on their smartphones.
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India's forest cover has gone up but biodiversity is on a downward spiral ... - Times of India

India's forest cover has gone up but biodiversity is on a downward spiral ... - Times of India | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding
in Coimbatore, a national
institute under the Union Environment and Forests Ministry, has initiated a
series of measures to protect and revive medicinal herbs on the verge of
extinction.
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Earth's most polluted cities revealed in interactive pollution map - Daily Mail

Earth's most polluted cities revealed in interactive pollution map - Daily Mail | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
The world's most polluted cites and dirtiest power plants have been revealed in an interactive map built by Yale University researchers, showing highly populated areas have the worst air quality.
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Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity EVS updated Audio

Quick revision of Environment Ecosystem and Biodiversity Unit 1 of Environmental science and engineering from Dr.V.R.Manoj, Velammal Engineering College ...
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More Biofuels Will Lead To Water Shortages

More Biofuels Will Lead To Water Shortages | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it

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Pollution In China Is Out Of Control: 33 Shocking Photographs

Pollution In China Is Out Of Control: 33 Shocking Photographs | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Thirty-three unbelievable photographs and Vice video segments that show just how serious and out of control pollution in China has become.
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How Delhi is losing the pollution battle

How Delhi is losing the pollution battle | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Early on November 13, Bhure Lal, chairperson of Delhi’s Environment Pollution Authority, set off from his residence in Lutyen’s Delhi for a walk in Lodhi Gardens, his personal air pollution monitor clipped in place.
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Removing Just a Few Trees Can Lower Tropical Animal Biodiversity ...

Removing Just a Few Trees Can Lower Tropical Animal Biodiversity. Selective logging can halve the number of species of mammals and amphibians in a forest. By Sarah Zielinski. smithsonian.com. July 31, 2014.
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Vladimir Putin compares Greenpeace with Kenyan mall attackers

Vladimir Putin compares Greenpeace with Kenyan mall attackers | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Russian president draws parallel between Greenpeace activists who boarded an Arctic oil rig and jihadist group al Shabaab (Vladimir Putin compares Greenpeace with Kenyan mall attackers: Russian president draws parallel between Greenp...
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Poisoned Elephant Death Toll Rises To 81

Poisoned Elephant Death Toll Rises To 81 | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean authorities say at least 81 elephants have been killed for their ivory tusks by poachers using cyanide poison in water holes in a vast western national park.
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Graphic Editor Sorit Gupto's take on water scarcity in Delhi

Graphic Editor Sorit Gupto's take on water scarcity in Delhi | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
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New Mutant Plant Is Sucking Up TNT Pollution - Clapway

New Mutant Plant Is Sucking Up TNT Pollution - Clapway | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
No need to lock up your daughter, your wife, and run for your life; T.N.T. Scientists developed a mutant plant that sucks it all up, sans pollution.
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The four-letter code: How DNA barcoding can accelerate biodiversity inventories - Phys.Org

The four-letter code: How DNA barcoding can accelerate biodiversity inventories - Phys.Org | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
With unprecedented biodiversity loss occurring, we must determine how many species we share the planet with. This can start in our backyards, but speed is critical.
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Half of India's interstate rivers plagued by pollution and poor water quality

Half of India's interstate rivers plagued by pollution and poor water quality | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
While the Central Pollution Control Board's recent study highlights the problems with rivers today, it does not have clear cut recommendations or actions to resolve them.
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The Russian Town Where Startling Pollution Is a Way of Life

The Russian Town Where Startling Pollution Is a Way of Life | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Pollution has spawned horrific health problems among the town's 13,000 inhabitants. An Italian photographer went inside to share a story few have ever heard.
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“Air Pollution” | AP Environmental Science with Educator.com

Air Pollution” | AP Environmental Science with Educator.com ▻Watch more at https://www.educator.com/biology/ap-environmental-science/cardella/ Ace your ...
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How cheap oil changes the world

How cheap oil changes the world | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Consumers get lower heating bills and prices at the pump. Russia, Iran, and Venezuela face shrinking treasuries, while Saudi Arabia tries to still US drills.
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How cheap oil changes the world

How cheap oil changes the world | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Consumers get lower heating bills and prices at the pump. Russia, Iran, and Venezuela face shrinking treasuries, while Saudi Arabia tries to still US drills.
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An Insurance Policy for Climate Change? How Seed Banks Are Protecting the Future of Food | BillMoyers.com

An Insurance Policy for Climate Change? How Seed Banks Are Protecting the Future of Food | BillMoyers.com | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
“While not every traditional variety tastes great or looks great, its genetics may be invaluable 50 or 100 years from now when the climate is different.”
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Which is the world’s most polluted city?

Which is the world’s most polluted city? | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Ask anyone to name the most polluted city in the world, and chances are the immediate response will be Beijing. In truth, the Chinese capital is only half as polluted as the city in the top spot
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China releases National Action Plan on Air Pollution Control

China releases National Action Plan on Air Pollution Control | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
On September 12, China’s National Action Plan on Air Pollution Control was published by the State Council. It was released just 10 days after Beijing’s Clean Air Action Plan.
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