The government today prohibited the imports of red sanders, an endangered species of wood.
In a major setback to mining companies indulged in illegal extraction of iron and manganese ore in Odisha since 2001, the Supreme Court on Wednesday cracked the whip and directed them to pay a comp
Rising carbon dioxide levels from global warming will drastically reduce the amount of protein in staple crops like rice and wheat, leaving vulnerable populations at risk of growth stunting and ear
NEW DELHI: Coal will continue to have a prime place in India's total energy mix for the next many years but an analysis of official data shows that the country's coal boom may have been over a coup
National Green Tribunal (NGT) may have rapped the Delhi government recently for not implementing the ban on plastic crockery, but the issue of plastic waste is anything but new and is unlikely to g
Commonly used antibiotics may be harming the good microbes that are essential to a healthy environment, a study warns.
NEW DELHI: In about seven years, Indians would know to what extent air pollution may be impacting their lung function.
Crop stubble burning may continue this year too as both Punjab and Haryana governments have submitted that it may be difficult to enforce a complete ban on the act.
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi had last year given a call to save cows from plastic, his message brought into focus the hazards of this non-biodegradable product not only for animals but also fo
NEW DELHI: After a forceful intervention from National Green Tribunal (NGT), the north and south corporations have started a crackdown on polluting sites, especially construction sites and industri
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