BHOPAL: Even going by official death toll, H1N1 outbreak has claimed over lives in the state capital, this year.

The Bhoj wetland, a Ramsar site has been found to be under huge pressure due to burgeoning human population in its catchment area. The present investigation spread across nine stations has revealed higher algal diversity (294 species) during the period of 2008-2009. The phytoplankton diversity belonging to six groups revealed 46% contribution of Chlorophyceae followed by Bacillariophyceae (28%), Cyanophyceae (15%), Euglenophyceae (9%), while Pyrophyceae and Chrysophyceae contributed 1% each, respectively. Closterium sp., Cosmarium sp., Pediastrum sp., Scenedesmus sp., Staurastrum sp.

Bhopal gas leak victims, demanded immediate scientific assessment of environmental pollution caused by the tragedy three decades back on Sunday.

For years Union Carb-ide had been dumping chemicals and wastes around the factory sites and these have leaked into the soil and contaminated the drinking water.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Dr. Subhash C. Pandey & Others Vs. State of MP & Others dated 27/11/2014 regarding construction activities on the river bank of Kaliasote.

Biomass burning ia a major contributor to the atmospheric carbon budget and increases the concentration of many trace gases apart from the adverse effects on soil properties. However, in manyy parts of India, crop residue burning is a recurrent and widespread practice for disposal of the residues after harvest of the previous crop to facilitate sowing of the succeeding crop. The residue burning on a larger scale also leads to severe atmospheric pollution.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Kapil Malaiya & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 25/09/2014 regarding pollutants discharged from running passenger train toilets on the railway tracks and also on dealing with the railway tracks in the form of waste left from the eateries and others.

BHOPAL: MANIT is learned to have requested National Green Tribunal (NGT) to give another month's time to complete tree census.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Dr. Subhash C. Pandey & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 20/08/2014 regarding pollution caused to river Kaliasote at Bhopal as a result of non-implementation of the sewage and municipal solid waste disposal laws.

INDORE: Utilizing hazardous plastic refuse for road construction, the state government is planning to construct around 350km of roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in Indore divisi

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