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DRC: Oil drilling allowed in last refuge of 'Critically Endangered' apes

The UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to half the world’s mountain gorillas

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Pollution in news on May 14

Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and debates on pollution

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Pollution in news on May 1

Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and developments on pollution

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How silent are silence zones in India?

A study monitored 17 silence zones in Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Lucknow and found that none of them came …

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After ‘bias’ row, Bombay HC judge brought back to hear noise pollution case

Maharashtra government faced flak for accusing Justice Oka of bias and trying to transfer the case to a different bench

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स्मार्टफोन से हो सकेगी ध्वनि प्रदूषण की निगरानी

शोधकर्ताओं ने पर्यावरणीय शोर को मापने के लिए एक एंड्रॉ…

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Traffic noise is affecting communication in birds

When noise due to traffic increases, the birds alter the length and frequency of their song to improve communication

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Depression’s other face

Factors linking depression to air pollution, food habits and environmental degradation are not commonly considered

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Not just air, level of noise pollution in Delhi is also deadly: study

A new study confirms the findings of a 2011 CSE survey which had shown that the capital has the noisiest roads in the country

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It's time to speak up about noise pollution in the oceans

Noise is the "forgotten pollutant", but the good news is that unlike many other pollutants it can be switched off if we try

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10 years on, Supreme Court order on firecracker composition gathers dust

Authorities have released composition-based guidelines for only four of 40 categories of fireworks

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Bengal shows the way forward to reduced fireworks noise standard on Diwali

National Green Tribunal upholds move by state pollution control board to cap noise level limit at 90 decibels 

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