Tag: Pesticides

Dal Lake in Srinagar has bacteria that can degrade pesticides

Rayies Altaf Srinagar: The Dal Lake and other wetlands of Kashmir are famous for their natural beauty and play a key environmental role. Now scientists have found that this eco-system also has certain bacteria that have a natural capacity to degrade pesticide residues, may be useful for bioremediation of degrading water bodies. Researchers have reported

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Shop Safely-“Turn Back Crime”

INTERPOL is building global awareness against traffic in illegal goods and drawing attention to the issue through the Turn Back Crime campaign. Here are some questions to ponder: What products are faked? When you hear the term “fake goods”, what comes to mind? Handbags, watches and jewellery? Yes, to all of those. More worryingly, the

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