Mumbai: Observing that illegal construction is rampant in metro cities, the principal seat of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) recently imposed a whopping fine of Rs 1 crore on a city-based develo

Targeted action is needed to better protect the poor, the elderly and children from environmental hazards like air and noise pollution and extreme temperatures, especially in Europe’s eastern and southern regions.

PANJIM: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Principal Bench has directed all the State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) to finalise action plans with regard to polluted industrial clusters within th

PATNA: The Bihar State Pollution Control Board (BSPCB) has issued ‘proposed closure direction’ to 395 medical establishments in seven districts across the state for violating the norms of scientifi

This report gives an overview of the EU’s progress towards 29 environmental policy objectives. These are relevant to the achievement of the 7th Environment Action Programme (EAP) three key priority objectives: natural capital; resource-efficient, low-carbon economy; and people’s health and well-being.

The poorest urban children in 1 in 4 countries* are more likely to die before their fifth birthday than the poorest children in rural areas. And the poorest urban children in 1 in 6 countries are less likely to complete primary school than their counterparts in rural areas, according to a new UNICEF report.

NEW DELHI: New thermal power plants ( (TPPs) in India will now have to comply with ‘human health and environment’ criteria as part of their mandatory environmental clearance procedures.

The three-year analysis will look at patients admitted for acute diseases at the selected hospitals.

Around 93% of the world's children under 15 years of age breathe air that is so polluted it puts their health and development at serious risk, accounting for 1.8 billion children, according to this new report published by the World Health Organization.

Safe sanitation is essential for health, from preventing infection to improving and maintaining mental and social well-being. Developed in accordance with the processes set out in the WHO Handbook for Guideline Development, these guidelines provide comprehensive advice on maximizing the health impact of sanitation interventions.

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