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Dr. Madhav Gadgil, who has been selected to head the scientific and technical advisory panel of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), will be donning his new mantle on July 1. The Bangalore-based

Use of plastic bags has been banned within Heauda muncipality area after April 28. This is the first town to make it free from the menance of plastics and

The Assam State Government has allotted an amount of Rs 29 lakh to clean up the Bharalu river, which is the main dicharge channel of the

With instructions coming from both the Environment Protection Authority and the Central Pollution Control Board to check pollution, the Delhi Vidyut Board finally seems to have initiated some steps

As civic authorities in Shimla battle with the growing problem of garbage disposal, particularly the menace of polythene bags which have polluted the hill station, the biggest hindrance in this

A cyclone hit parts of Bangladesh for the second day, killing at least nine persons and injuring more than 1,500 officials a newspaper report said today. The cyclone was accompanied by lightening and

Mehta : Eminent lawyer and Magsaysay Award winner, Mr M.C. Mehta today reminded the Delhi Government to claim its granted share of land from the 1200 polluting industries which were ordered to be

One of the world's most remote ghost towns, buried under ice and snow in the Antarctic, is to be cleaned up after almost 30 years, the Australian government said on

Conservation and environmental protection would become that much easier to tackle if we accept the truth that mankind is only one of the 1.6 million species of living organisms, known to inhabit

Polluting industries in Gujarat got a breather till at least July when the Supreme Court extended the stay on the Gujarat High Court's order imposing a 1 per cent "penalty" on their gross