Plastic waste is creating serious issues for animals, marine life and environment.
More than a billion Indians celebrated Diwali on Saturday amid twin concerns of a resurgence in coronavirus infections and rising air pollution that is enveloping the country’s north in a cloud of thick toxic smog.
The danger posed by single-use plastic products to human and animal health should never be underestimated. United Nations officials have been repeatedly urging everyone to give up the use of single-use plastic products such as disposable cutlery, water bottles, food containers and shopping bags.
A recent report ‘State of Global Air 2019’, by the US-based Health Effects Institute, revealed that over 12 lakh deaths in India were caused by air pollution. The burden of Type 2 diabetes contributed by exposure to fine particulate pollution is the highest in India, according to the report. Air pollution lowers insulin sensitivity, contributing to diabetes.
The report that humans eat and breathe in tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year is shocking, to say the least. New research has raised fresh questions over how plastic waste could directly impact our health. Canadian scientists scrutinised hundreds of data sets on microplastic
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Boris Johnson will probably succeed when it comes to selling his new three-tier system of coronavirus restrictions in England to the public, but persuading fractious, lockdown-sceptic Conservative MPs to buy it will prove more tricky.