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Centre For Science And Environment
Opinion  /  Published 03.03.21

Generation doom: kids of the pandemic

Covid-19 has not only taken a massive toll on people’s health; it has also destroyed the future prospects of children. A study by the Centre for Science and Environment indicated as much with it...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 19.01.21

Calcutta records 'very poor' air quality

Victoria Memorial, Fort William and Rabindra Sarobar - where the measuring stations are located within green verge and hence expect to show less pollution — showed AQI values of 308, 317 and 316...
By Jayanta Basu in Chowringhee

Calcutta  /  Published 11.12.20

Worst air on BT Road

The air quality recorded on the BT Road campus of Rabindra Bharati University has been the worst while that of Rabindra Sarobar has been the best in the city, a study of the last fortnight’s res...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.12.20

Honey trap: fight against food fraud

Sweetness can leave a bitter taste in the mouth. Researchers from the Centre for Science and Environment have alleged that the honey produced by major Indian brands is adulterated with sugar syrup. Th...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 09.12.20

Air pollution: worst week in two years

The city suffered its worst air pollution in two years in the first week of December, says a study by the Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). According to the study, the average PM2...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 05.12.20

Calcutta air ‘poor’, ‘very poor’, ‘severe’

At 11am on Friday  Severe: Rabindra Bharati University (BT Road campus) Very poor: Ballygunge, Bidhannagar, Fort William, Victoria Memorial, Jadavpur  Poor: Rabindra Saroba...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.12.20

‘Impure’ honey with a China hand

The Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment on Wednesday said its tests had found 77 per cent of honey samples sourced from big and small branded companies in India “adulterated with addi...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 05.08.20

Breathless: India's worsening air quality

The mandatory wearing of masks in India may now be serving more than the purpose of just warding off the coronavirus infection. This would be a reasonable inference to make in the light of recent data...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.20

Emission, road dust to blame for air pollution

The final report of the air pollution source apportionment study by the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) has found that roadside dust and vehicular emission form the major...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 11.11.18

Is genetically modified food really safe?

India has established a regulatory and legal framework involving bodies like the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) and Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and laws relatin...
By Rajat Chaudhuri in


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