In Delhi, Air So Dirty Your Head Hurts

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NEW DELHI — A toxic cloud has descended on India’s capital, delaying flights and trains, causing coughs, headaches and even highway pileups, and prompting Indian officials on Wednesday to take the unprecedented step of closing 4,000 schools for nearly a week. Children on their way to school. On Wednesday, the authorities said they were shuttering More...

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By india24x7news.com On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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An award for burning elephant photo

An image of two elephants fleeing a mob that set them on fire has won top entry in a wildlife photography competition. (Warning: The full version of this image is below – some may find it distressing.) The More...

By india24x7news.com On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Indian court gives sacred Ganges and Yamuna rivers human status

A court in northern Indian has given the Ganges and Yamuna rivers the status of “living human entities”. The high court in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand said this would help in the “preservation More...

Global Warming
By india24x7news.com On Thursday, July 14th, 2011
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Global Warming: Nature Can't Save Us From Ourselves

The notion that nature itself will act as a check on the atmospheric excesses of humanity has long held a fair amount of appeal, not least because it draws on a nugget of high-school science that most people can More...

Obama Administration And Wildlife Advocates Strike Deal On Endangered Species Act Protections
By india24x7news.com On Thursday, July 14th, 2011
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Obama Administration And Wildlife Advocates Strike Deal On Endangered Species Act Protections

A federal judge was asked Tuesday to approve a pair of deals between the Obama administration and wildlife advocates that would require the government to consider greater protections for hundreds of imperiled animals More...

California Deploys Wasps, Scientists Highlight More Green Alternatives To Pesticides
By india24x7news.com On Thursday, July 14th, 2011
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California Deploys Wasps, Scientists Highlight More Green Alternatives To Pesticides

The 15 million wasp eggs scattered across neighborhoods in Sacramento and San Luis Obispo counties represent a rare return to historical methods of pest control. Deployed last week, the eggs will soon give rise More...

Carbon Capture Project By American Electric Power Co. Put On Hold
By india24x7news.com On Thursday, July 14th, 2011
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Carbon Capture Project By American Electric Power Co. Put On Hold

American Electric Power Co. said Thursday it was putting a hold on its plans for a commercial-scale carbon dioxide capture and storage project in West Virginia because of uncertainty surrounding U.S. climate policy More...

The Importance Of Scooping Your Dog's Poo
By india24x7news.com On Thursday, July 14th, 2011
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The Importance Of Scooping Your Dog's Poo

Performer Martin Luther sings to the familiar tune of Blackstreet’s “No Diggity” as he swoops in to “bag it up” — the artist’s hand shielded by a plastic doggie bag, of More...

Yellowstone River: Exxon To Drain Oil From Failed Pipeline
By india24x7news.com On Thursday, July 14th, 2011
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Yellowstone River: Exxon To Drain Oil From Failed Pipeline

LAUREL, Mont. — Exxon Mobil Corp. said Wednesday that it plans to use vacuum trucks to suck any remaining oil from a failed pipeline near Laurel that spilled an estimated 42,000 gallons of crude into the Yellowstone More...