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The government is considering reducing the period for mandatory forest and environment clearances for new industry units from the present 180 days, a top Environment Ministry official said today.

A £2bn offshore windfarm in Scotland looks set to go ahead after the RSPB lost a long-running legal challenge against the plans, which the conservationists said threatened puffins, gannets and kitt

A fresh legal challenge could be brewing for Adani’s planned Carmichael coalmine.

Local opposition to plans by multinational oil companies to drill in the Great Australian Bight has ratcheted up a notch after Holdfast Bay council passed a motion calling on the regulator to stop

US scientists have calculated the total amount of plastic ever made and put the number at 8.3 billion tonnes.

A new analysis, Global Goals Mapping: The Environment-human Landscape, confirms that ecosystem resilience, security of natural resources and the stability of Earth’s life support systems are essential for human response and adaptation to global changes and for sustainable development.

In a unique gesture, the Duliajan-headquartered Oil India Limited today sent out a green message by presenting neem saplings instead of the customary bouquets to dignitaries at a function that the

Salem: Young Indians (Yi), an initiative of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), organised an awareness programme on health hazards caused by excessive honking here on Tuesday.

Panaji: The long-delayed 18-hole golf course and eco tourism village at Tiracol got a major boost after the expert appraisal committee recommended granting of environment clearance for the project

NAVI MUMBAI: Studies have shown that environmental factors have been a major cause in the rise of Tuberculosis (TB) cases. Better health can be achieved with healthier living.

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