Category Archives: Environment

Respiratory Protection

Respiratory protection must be worn whenever you are working in a hazardous atmosphere. The appropriate respirator will depend on the contaminant(s) to which you are exposed and the protection factor (PF) required. Single-strap dust masks are usually not NIOSH (National … Continue reading

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Air Pollution in Kathmandu: Are You Protected?

Unfortunately, widely used surgical type masks or face masks (home-made) made out of various clothing materials may not protect you from exposure to fine Particulate Matter (PM) present in the environment, therefore, not appropriate for use, especially while walking in the … Continue reading

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Particle Pollution or Particulate Matter (PM)

Particle pollution, also called particulate matter or PM, is a mixture of solids and liquid droplets floating in the air. Some particles are released directly from a specific source, while others form in complicated chemical reactions in the atmosphere. Particles … Continue reading

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….(Trump) Tribalism In The Face Of Globalization

Published Article: “Environment, Climate Change And American (Trump) Tribalism In The Face of Globalization”, New Spotlight Magazine, NEPAL, 1 September, 2017 It shouldn’t sound an overrated assertion to state that today’s environmental and ecological disasters are basically man-made events which are … Continue reading

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Global Threats of Climate Change: Nepalese Context

(Photo Source: Google) Verisk Maplecroft, a global risks analytics and research organization, published a Climate Change Vulnerability Index (CCVI) in 2010, ranking Nepal as the fourth most vulnerable country to the impacts of climate change. Recent estimates show that Nepal, … Continue reading

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