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India will soon be a part of the Sustainable Development Networking Programme(SDNP) of the United Nations - an information network providing data on sustainable development. The $600,000 project will

Almost half of the coastline monitored in the Malaysia has been polluted by grease and oil spills discharged from passing ships. Science, Technology and Environment Minister Datuk Law Hieng Ding said

Several important aspects relating to disaster management at the State-level shall be discussed threadbare at a three-day high profile seminar being organised on the same subjects by the

Coral reefs across the Indian Ocean have turned stark white in colour over the last six months, according to a report of the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Scientists

The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporaiton (MSRDC) has advertised for appointment of consultants for the Rs 279 crore World Bandra Sea Link project. MSRDC has already submitted the proposal

Financial assistance provided by the World Bank has enabled people living on the Loess Plateau in the northern and northwestern China score remarkable achievements in curbing heavy erosion. Heavy

A federal court this week ordered Canyonlands National Parkofficials in Utah to close "a popular backcountry canyon" to motor vehicles because of harm done to the

An action plan for land and water resources management in the Palar basin in Vellore district has been prepared jointly by the National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA) and the Tamil Nadu Agricultural

The Environment and Forest ministry is close to finalising a national action plan for implementation of all the government-initated pollution prevention and control measures within a fixed

The picturesque Kullu-Manali valley in Himachal Pradesh is facing threat of irreversible environmental damage in the wake of widespread and haphazard tourism-induced urbanisation, warns an