More than 140 countries have agreed on the first global treaty to cut mercury pollution through a blacklist of household items and new controls on power plants and small-scale mines, the United Nat

The land feature and climate has made North East Hill region of India rich in water bodies where fishery plays the important role on the life pattern, culture, food habit and economy of the region. Some plants species stated are detrimental to fishery as they are sources of poison.

A Greenpeace investigation has discovered the toxic chemical nonylphenol ethoxylate (NPE) in clothing made by 14 major brands, including Adidas, H&M, Converse and Abercrombie and Fitch.

Death of calves, dog prompts PWD to suspend pumping of water

CANACONA, MAY 6
The use of chemicals to kill fish in the Mudkud River has posed a serious threat to the lives of over 5,000 people in Agonda and Khola.
Two calves and a dog reportedly died after consuming the dead fish from the river banks on Thursday morning, prompting the PWD to suspend pumping of water from the river.

A Goan swears by his fish, curry and rice! But the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have urged Goans to leave fish off their plates for good. PETA asserts fish that the people of the State consume may be containing deadly chemical toxins.

Mumbai Seafood in the city could be brought from severely polluted waters and contains several toxic chemicals, a one-year study done by the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals has revealed.

Villagers from Manchanabele and Harobande in Chikkaballapur taluk have alleged that the Fisheries Department officials permitted pisciculture of the cannibalistic and poisonous fish, African black cat, in the tanks near Harobande.

Kotdwar (Garhwal): Thousands of fish were found dead in the Khoh river in Uttarakhand

Nongstoin: The District Magistrate, West Khasi Hills District, Nongstoin in exercise of power conferred under section 144 Cr PC has prohibited the usage of explosives and toxic chemicals or other harmful substances for killing of fishes and other aquatic life in streams, rivulet as well as river within West Khasi Hills District.

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