- Floods from a burst dam in Laos have inundated thousands of hectares of paddy fields in Vietnam’s rice-growing Mekong Delta region, officials said on Wednesday, although the damage is limited and
Plastic used in everyday objects from bottles to packaging emit greenhouse gases when exposed to sunlight, according to a study released on Wednesday, as global concern about its impact on the worl
Colombia’s government announced on July 16 that it has banned the use of mercury in all mineral extraction activities. By 2023 mercury will be entirely prohibited for industrial use.
International development finance institutions (DFIs) invested heavily in large-scale infrastructure projects that triggered significant deforestation in the Andes Amazon especially within the
The people should begin using paper and jute bags to replace plastic.
A bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan cited a report that said 20-25 per cent children suffer from respiratory diseases.
GHAZIABAD: An association of industrialists met the district magistrate on Tuesday and appealed to her that notices issued by the pollution control board against many of them be withdrawn.
In its drive to check noise pollution in the district under the “Tandarust Punjab Mission”, a joint team of Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) and traffic police, Jalandhar, on Wednesday issued
Last year, the High Court of Bangladesh directed the Government not to approve any industrial development within the 10-kilometre buffer zone of the reserved forest, but according to UNESCO, approv
Dar es Salaam — President John Magufuli has reiterated his governments stance to implement the controversial Stiegler's Gorge hydro-electricity generation project inside the Selous Game Reserve (SG
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