Almost 100 percent water used by the slum people in Dhaka faces faecal contamination, which causes various diarrhoeal diseases and consequently, malnutrition, mostly to children, says a new study.

Stakeholders in sanitation in the Greater Accra Metropolis have called for the urgent need to develop alternate faecal sludge and waste water management approaches to address the sanitation problem

A dusty plastic sheet covers a large diesel generator in a corner of a petrol station in Atrauli, a village in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh, a modest but telling sign of progress.

The State of India’s Environment 2017, an annual publication from Down To Earth magazine released by Sunita Narain at the Jaipur Literature Festival  is a unique, one-of-its-kind compilation of information, opinion and data on environment and development in India.  It contains a clump of disturbing data 

This is the fourth Annual report from Down To Earth. Each chapter has relevant articles that deal with current developments and related archival material from CSE’s more than 30 years of research. This makes each article/analysis wholesome as it gives one a true sense of history of the development, and a rounded view overall.

Scientific evidence has established that climate change is accelerating the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events like droughts, floods, unseasonal rainfall and extreme temperatures.

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), has reviewed the performance of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the end of its two years in office on measures of environmental governance, particularly as undertaken by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC).

The CSE has urged the government to ban the use of toxic chemicals in bakery products

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has been entrusted with preserving and improving the forest wealth of the country in the interest of its citizens and national ecological security.

Delhi – and many other cities across India – need to plan differently to be able to beat the menace of air pollution. They cannot depend on a single solution, and need a basket of measures – this is what came out from the deliberations on the first day of the international conclave and public meeting on air pollution, organised here by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). The public meeting was addressed by Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and CSE director general Sunita Narain.

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