GUWAHATI: Researchers and experts, who gathered in the city on Wednesday for an awareness programme expressed concerns at the deteriorating condition of groundwater pollution.

A Haridwar ashram and its sadhus have been fighting a battle against illegal mining on the Ganga riverbed

In a startling revelation, the Union health ministry has mapped 16,000 habitations which are prone to arsenic and heavy metal water, resulting in emergence of deadly diseases.

Both states asked to prepare plan to contain contamination

GHAZIABAD: First it was chromium, now it is arsenic and fluoride that are in excess in groundwater in Ghaziabad, going by an NGO's report.

Nearly 36 million people in the Bengal delta basin are exposed to high arsenic content in ground water says this Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) report of 16th Lok Sabha and details corrective me

This IWMI review documents impacts of arsenic contamination on the food chain and human health in Eastern Ganges basin and calls for urgent new research and long-term monitoring of data to understand and tackle arsenic contamination in the region.

Nepal has achieved a new milestone in conservation by achieving ‘zero poaching’ of rhinos, tigers and elephants for the year period ending in February 2014, according to the World Wildlife Fund Nepal. Read more in this March 2014 edition of the Monthly Overview on State of Environment, Nepal.

Over 1.5m people in five upazilas of Chapainawabganj in Rajshahi region are at risk of arsenic poisoning due to contaminated tube well waters.

There is an alarming increase of cases of lead poisoning across the country. Across our major cities, doctors are expressing concern at this “silent epidemic”.

Officials from SRL Diagnostics claimed that they receive 600 samples every month for Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy which detects metal content in human body fluids. From these, 350 samples were found to contain lead followed by Copper (125), Zinc (50) and other metals such as Arsenic, Mercury and Chromium.