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Iranian, Indian cities ranked worst for air pollution

India is home to four of the five cities in the world with the worst air pollution, the World Health Organization said on Thursday. But while WHO experts acknowledge India faces a "huge challenge", many countries are so

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Strait of Hormuz pollution spurs call to change law

Increased risk of pollution connected to a sharp rise in the number of ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz has prompted Bahrain-based experts to seek a change in international maritime law, reported the Gulf Daily News, our siste

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Enoc highlights safety and environmental best practices

Emirates National Oil Company (Enoc) addressed the need for safety and pollution prevention in the shipping sector at the eighth Ship Inspection Report Exchange (SIRE) Programme held at the Hyatt Regency Creek Heights Hotel in Dubai recently.

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Enoc highlights safety and environmental best practices

Emirates National Oil Company (Enoc) addressed the need for safety and pollution prevention in the shipping sector at the eighth Ship Inspection Report Exchange (SIRE) Programme held at the Hyatt Regency Creek Heights Hotel in Dubai recently.

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‘Plants can fight back against TNT pollution’

Scientists have discovered why trinitrotoluene (TNT) is so toxic to plants and intend to use this knowledge to tackle the problem of cleaning up the many sites worldwide contaminated by the commonly used explosive.  

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China passes new law, sets sight on coal consumption cap

Legislators have approved amendments to China's 15-year-old air pollution law that grants the state new powers to punish offenders and create a legal framework to cap coal consumption, the Asian giant's biggest source of smog.

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New push for green capital in Bahrain

School children are being trained to promote environmentally friendly policies as part of plans to attract investment for a project that aims to reduce pollution in the capital.   The Green Capital Project aims t

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New push for green capital in Bahrain

School children are being trained to promote environmentally friendly policies as part of plans to attract investment for a project that aims to reduce pollution in the capital.   The Green Capital Project aims t

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Air quality ‘deteriorating in most cities’

Air quality in most cities worldwide that monitor outdoor air pollution fails to meet World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines for safe levels, putting people at additional risk of respiratory disease and other health problems, a report said.

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Riyadh 'among most polluted cities'

Saudi capital Riyadh has been ranked one of the most polluted cities in the world, a report quoting a World Health Organization (WHO) study said. It named Ahvaz, the capital of the Khuzestan Province in Iran, to be suffering the w

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