Environmentalist and member of the National Wildlife Board (NWB), Rajendra Kerkar, has strongly objected to BJP-led coalition government’s decision to declare Coconut as State Tree, stating that ‘M

PANAJI: The coconut palm, which was controversially shorn off its tree status in Goa last year, may well become a tree, in fact a state tree, a few months from now, said Chief Minister Manohar Parr

PANJIM: To protect people living in areas around landfill sites from health hazards, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has directed the State Urban Development Department to notify buffer

PANJIM: After almost two years, the path appears to be clear for setting up the State’s first Common Hazardous Waste Treatment Storage Facility (CHWTSDF) at Pissurlem industrial estate.

PANJIM: It was not just Sonshi, but five other clusters with 20 operational iron ore mines, have been found to be causing dust pollution in their areas due to mining activities including transporta

PANJIM: In what will shock green activists in Goa, the Ministry of Environment and Forest, the watchdog of India’s environment, will allow 411 projects without Environment Clearance (EC) to seek “f

'Silence shows their connivance with coal operators'; MMC also blasts GSPCB for failing to take action

PANJIM: Close on the heels of the battle of the Sonshi villagers against dust pollution, the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) has admitted that iron ore transportation led to pollution in

VASCO: Hours after Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) certified the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) as the most polluted zone in Goa, the citizens of Vasco while demanding action against the MPT a

Panaji: The Goa state pollution control board (GSPCB), which is monitoring the ambient air quality in the mining belt, has sought time from the ministry of environment, forest and climate change (M