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Accessibility of Alternative Sanitary Pads Still An Issue

Awareness about the harm easily-accessible, plastic-based sanitary napkins have been causing to both health and the environment is spreading -- but slowly. And helping...

Plastic Found in 83% Drinking Water on Five Continents, Nobody is Safe

Tiny particles of degraded plastic called microplastics found in drinking water Consumption of microplastics by fishes are known to stunt growth, inhibit hatching...

Uninhabited Island in the Middle of the Pacific Ocean have the Highest Amount of Plastic Debris in the World

May 17, 2017: The beaches on a remote, uninhabited island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean have the highest amount of plastic debris...

No plastic Flag, no disrespect to tricolour, says home ministry on the eve of Independence Day

New Delhi, August 14, 2016: On the eve of India's 70th Independence Day, national and patriotic fervour is quite evident among the people. But while...

Can Batteries Last forever? A new breakthrough may not far away

https://youtu.be/rTNwmVq4v04 Mya Le Thai, a scientist from the University of California, Irvine has introduced a new technology to mankind. An invention which is a nanowire-based...

Tripura steps forward to save environment, bans plastic

Agartala: Tripura has imposed a total ban on the use, manufacture, import, storage and sale of plastic bags in the state in view of its...

Scientists develop eco-friendly material, possible substitute for plastics

By Sahana Ghosh Kolkata: Indian scientists have created an environmentally-friendly material from renewable natural marine resources that could eventually replace the fossil fuel-derived plastics commonly used...

Goa government to ban plastic items from offices

Panaji: Plastic cups and other plastic cutlery will soon be banned from Goa government offices and programmes conducted by the state government. ‘A circular to...

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Investments in Family Planning During COVID-19

Highlighting the need to focus on sexual and reproductive health rights of girls and women, a policy paper released by Population Foundation of India...

Strokes Linked to Covid-19 Have Higher Mortality Rate, Says Research

An international team of researchers has found that acute ischemic stroke (AIS) linked to Covid-19 is more severe, leads to worse functional outcomes, and...

World Population Day: Bringing Back The Debate on Family Planning

Family planning is central to gender equality and women empowerment, and it is a key factor in reducing poverty. Millions of girls and women...