Social & Environment

World Environment Day: Just a formality or Our Responsibility towards Earth

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World Environment Day: Just a formality or Our Responsibility towards Earth

World environment day is annual celebrated as an annual event on every 5th of June since 1973, was started to solve the environmental issues like wastage of food, deforestation, increasing global warming etc. Every year, the celebration is planned according to the particular theme and slogan. This year’s theme of world environment day celebration is “Connecting People to Nature” It is celebrated to get carbon neutrality, focusing on the forest management, reducing greenhouse effects, promoting bio-fuels production, use of hydro-power to enhance electricity production, encourage the common public to use solar products, and developing drainage systems. Some of the objectives of the world environment day campaign are mentioned below: It is celebrated to spread awareness about the environmental issues. Encourage […]

Healthcare

Exposure to Air Pollution may increase Risk of Breast Cancer – Study

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Women who are living in the areas with high air pollution may have an increased risk of developing breast cancer, according to a study by University of Florida researchers that appears in the journal Breast Cancer Research. An extensive American study, based on nearly 280,000 women age 40 and older with no history of breast cancer, mammography screened in between 2001 and 2009 in different parts of the U.S, found that those living in areas with high levels of fine particles from air pollution had a 20% greater risk of having dense breasts, a major risk factor for breast cancer. The finding may help explain why previous studies have shown higher density of breast tissue among women living in urban […]