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7 Tips to Keep Your Skin Healthy & Glowing in Polluted Environment

Considering the level of pollution, keeping one’s skin healthy can be tough. Cleansing and using ayurvedic herbs such as Neem and Tulsi is important, say experts. Taruna Yadav, Ayurveda Doctor, Forest Essentials and Sangeeta Velaskar, Vice President and Head, Medical Services

“It’s raining needles”: Drug crisis creates danger to public, environment

Activist Rocky Morrison, founder of the “Clean River Project” in Lowell, Massachusetts, holds up a fish bowl filled with used hypodermic needles found in 2016. Morrison leads a clean-up effort along the Merrimack River, which winds through Lowell.  CHARLES KRUPA /

Metals from cigarette butts may pose potential threat to marine environment

Fisherman smoking. Cigarette filters, which are made of cellulose acetate, may act like other plastics in providing a conduit to transport metals in marine environments, researchers suggest. (stock image) Credit: © Wollwerth Imagery / Fotolia Littered cigarette butts may be an