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Egypt’s Nile delta, only ~1 m above mean sea level at the Mediterranean coast, is subject to uneven rates of submergence. This is a response to several factors leading to increasing land lowering (subsidence) of the northern delta and adjacent seafloor, plus an accelerating rise in eustatic (world) sea level in the Mediterranean. An average eustatic sea-level rise of ~3 mm/yr represents only ~26% to 45% of total relative sea-level rise measured along this margin.

Govt yet to receive order; Petition contends festival being held in CRZ-II in violation of 2011 notification; Notices to GCZMA, GTDC returnable on May 12

Jubilant Lifesciences dropped 2.04% to Rs 772.95 at 11:25 IST on BSE after National Green Tribunal ordered 13 industrial units situated in Gajraula to immediately cease operations after a hearing o

Certified green buildings, especially in residential sectors, are a rarity in Hyderabad.

A National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench, headed by chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, issued on Thursday notices to all state governments and Union territories on CPCB's application that plastic wa

The government's recent rejection of the Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats has evoked a mixed response — politicians from the region support the government's stand and environmentalists striden

This time last year, scientists announced the discovery of a reef system at the mouth of the Amazon River — and right from the beginning, they began issuing warnings about companies’ plans to drill

Philippine Environment Secretary Regina Lopez said on Thursday she will ban open-pit mining in the country, toughening a months-long crackdown on the sector she blames for extensive environmental d

Government has been urged not to concentrate solely on illegal small scale mining (Galamsey) activities but widen its scope to include activities of legally registered mining companies in its deter

Government has started the process of reclaiming an estimated 1.5 per cent of the country’s land surface which has allegedly been degraded by illegal mining and other bad environmental activities.