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The World Health Organization’s latest initiative to ban artificial trans fats from the global food supply by 2023 is praiseworthy as around 500,000 people die from cardiovascular diseases annually after consuming trans fats. However, environmentalists fear this move could inadvertently increase the demand for palm oil, which is a highly unsustainable substitute. Artificial trans fats are […]

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A new WHO report claims that more than 7 million people are killed annually due to smoking and other forms of tobacco use. Not just that, tobacco growing is extremely harmful for the environment too as it often requires large quantities of fertilisers and pesticides. Also, tobacco farming has become the main cause of deforestation in […]

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WHO has reported that polluted environments cause the death of 1.7 million children around the world each year. Unsanitary and polluted environments lead to fatal cases of diarrhea, malaria and pneumonia, leading to an alarming number of deaths in children under the age of five. More than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years […]

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