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The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has admitted a Spanish mother's complaint that the environmental nuisance caused by an unlicensed waste treatment plant adjoining her house is a

Ordered by the Supreme Court to shift stone crushers from the Delhi Faridabad border, officials have arbitrarily moved them to a nearby village, paying little heed to their welfare

THE ELEVEN countries in southern Africa, with a population of over 120 million, are in the midst of a drought of unprecedented severity in the region, mainly due to the failure of last year's

Indian scientists have classified levels of atmospheric pollution using lichens.

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Villagers in Thailand find an unlikely ally in the Buddhist clergy to help their conservation efforts

UKRAINE will stage an international competition for engineers to ensure the lasting safety of the Chernobyl nuclear plant. It is hoping to lure aid from the Group of Seven (G-7) industrialised

INDUSTRIAL towns with a high growth and, therefore, high pollution potential will come in for special attention from the Punjab Pollution Control Board, under a new initiative to deal with pollution

WHATEVER their area of work, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have made the most headway in involving people in managing their natural resources. Says one NGO activist, "Local people are very

The Union ministry of forests and environment will soon set up a Central authority to monitor and regulate zoos in the country. This body will also be responsible for financial assistance to the

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