Singapore air quality reaches unhealthy range
Singapore air quality reaches unhealthy range

Air quality in Singapore crossed the "unhealthy" line Monday morning, as the three-hour pollutant standards index (PSI) reached 113 at around 6 a.m. And by 7 a.m. fell slightly to 111.

Green offices make workers happy and productive
Green offices make workers happy and productive

Want to be happy and productive at work? Keep a plant next to your computer.

Only nine Chinese cities reach air quality standards

Only nine of 161 Chinese cities reached the new -- and stricter -- air quality monitoring standards in the first half of this year, according to the ministry of environmental protection (MEP).

Beijing will take 16 years to attain safe air quality

Beijing`s fine-particulate pollutant intensity is expected to drop to the internationally recognised safe level in 16 years, environmental authorities said.

World Environment Day: India’s environmental performance

Sixty plus years of Independence yet no freedom from pollution!

Improving air quality in NYC could boost kids` future earnings by raising their IQ

Researchers have said that reducing air pollution in New York City would result in substantial economic gains for children as a result of increasing their IQs.

Fuel quality norms are need of the hour: TERI

With rapidly escalating growth in vehicle numbers in India and air quality deteriorating as a result of emissions, environmental research leader TERI has called for stringent vehicular emission and fuel quality norms if future ambient pollution levels are to be brought down.

New smart device monitors pollution levels inside homes to keep you healthy

A smart air monitoring device, Birdi, has been developed to monitor air quality, everyday health hazards, pollution and emergencies like fire and carbon monoxide so you can stay connected and protected in your home.

Beijing toughens pollution norms for cleaner air

Beijing Monday unveiled a package of measures, including cutting vehicle emissions and curbing industrial pollution, in a bid to improve air quality in the often smog-shrouded city, Xinhua reported.

China announces new measures to combat pollution

China could take 18 years to bring air quality within acceptable standards, analysts have said.

`Desert dust` days may worsen kids` asthma

The desert dust contains quartz and other substances, and microorganisms.

`Desert dust` days may worsen kids` asthma

The desert dust contains quartz and other substances, and microorganisms.

Magnetic leaves to monitor air quality

A new study has determined that magnetic leaves can be powerful tools for monitoring air quality and planning biking routes and walking paths.

Increased forest fires may degrade air quality

A new study has found that as the climate gets warmer and dryer, forest fires will become as much as three times more common in parts of the American West, which would impact air quality and damage human lungs.