Biodegradable and compostable plastic bags are capable of carrying full loads of shopping even after being exposed to the natural environment for three years, a new study shows.
GENEVA: Over 180 countries have opened a UN-backed conference on waste and hazardous chemicals amid hopes it could produce a sweeping agreement toward minimizing generation of plastic waste, which
The National Green Tribunal has refused to review its order of penalising Gammon India Limited (GIL) and the Hindustan Construction Co (HCC) Ltd of Rs 1 crore each for damaging the environment duri
Every year more than 2.78 million people die as a result of occupational accidents or work-related diseases, a recent ILO report said.
Jodhpur: Vishek Bishnoi leaves every morning from his home in village Ekalkhori in Osian, Jodhpur with an earthen pot, his electoral symbol, stopping by and spreading the message of environment con
GUWAHATI: Mining permissions granted without required approvals, unscientific mining and lack of a mechanism to ensure compliance with environmental safety standards.
Gaming and virtual reality (VR) could bridge the gap between urban societies and nature, claimed a recent study.
Pune: Unlike the grand roadshows and rallies organised by most political parties to seek votes, 43-year-old Anand Vanjape, in the fray for the Pune Lok Sabha seat election as an independent, cycles
The Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) will soon file a case in the special environment court, Kurukshetra, against those involved in illegal mining in Tajewala village of Yamunanagar di
RAJKOT: Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) officials and snacks makers’ meeting over disposal of multilayer plastic that the manufacturers use as wrappers for their snack item concluded inconclusiv
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