Ambient air quality has a significant effect on the existing environment of an area. Like many other cities of the world the ambient air quality of Jammu is also being deteriorated day by day. Therefore the monitoring of the outdoor ambient air quality of Jammu City for the years 2004 and 2005 at selected locations of residential areas, commercial areas and traffic crossings with respect to SO2 and NO2 has been conducted.

Apiculture has  developed in to an important  industry in India  as honey and bee­wax have become  common products.  Recently a  sharp decline in population of honey bees has  been observed in Kerala. Although the bees  are  susceptible to diseases  and attacked by natural enemies like wasps, ants and wax moth, constant vigilance on the part of the bee keepers can over come these adverse conditions. The present plunge in population (

The  complexity  of  issues  involved  in  municipal  solid  waste  management  necessitates development  and  application  of  new  tools  capable  of  processing  data  inputs  of  varying formats, numerical models and expert opinions in multi objective decision making scenario.

Minerals  are  the  gift  of  nature  which  occurs  either  in  thick  forest  areas  or  adjacent  to  it.

The impact of various industrial developments on water resources may be in the range of minimal to severe. An intensive investigation was conducted in highly industrialized area of Angul to determine the water quality status. The industries such as coal mines of MCL, Aluminium Plant of NALCO and its CPP, Talcher Super Thermal Power Station and Talcher Thermal Power Station of NTPC etc.

The  heavy  metals  generally,  enter  the  aquatic  environment  through  atmospheric deposition,  erosion of geological matrix or due to anthropogenic activities caused by industrial effluents, domestic sewage and mining wastes. The main objectives of this paper is to understand the

The Apodi estuarine  located in the  north coast of Rio Grande do Norte State; it is a typical and key valley region with apparent upland ecosystem vulnerability and sensitivity.

High fluoride groundwater leads a health threat to millions of people around the world.

Agricultural  application  of  Municipal  Solid  Waste  (MSW),  as  nutrient  source  for plants and as soil conditioner, is the most cost­effective option of MSW management because  of  its  advantages  over  traditional  means  such  as  landfilling  or  incineration.

A treatability study was conducted to determine the most effective bioremediation strategies for the decontamination of sediments dredged from industrially polluted Gandigudem Lake. Microcosm  experiments  were  performed  with  the  addition  of  a  microbial  consortium  and