The social and economic benefits of the coastal zone make it one of the most treasured environments on our planet. Yet it is vulnerable to increasing anthropogenic pressure and climate change. Coastal management aims to mitigate these pressures while augmenting the socio-economic benefits the coastal region has to offer. However, coastal management is challenged by inadequate sampling of key environmental indicators, partly due to issues relating to cost of data collection.

THREATENED by the sewage pollution, the Yachting Journalists’ Association (YJA) has expressed ‘extreme concern’ over the site chosen for the sailing events of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, B

NAGPUR: Ever thought football can bring about a change in environment protection?

The government promised to clean up Guanabara bay before 2016, but civil society is having to step in and do the job instead

BYD, a Chinese producer of electric vehicles and solar panels, will contribute to green Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games next year.

Beijing has extended a ban on outdoor barbecues to restaurants operating in some suburban areas as it tries to improve its notoriously poor air quality in case it wins the 2022 Winter Olympics, sta

Beijing has extended a ban on outdoor barbecues to restaurants operating in some suburban areas as it tries to improve its notoriously poor air quality in case it wins the 2022 Winter Olympics, sta

A sewage-filled Rio de Janeiro beach has been removed from the list of venues for a surfing competition in the city in May, the World Surf League said on Wednesday.

Next time you soak in the fun of Twenty20 cricket under a starry sky at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, be rest assured your favourite summer pastime will leave little carbon footprint.

The Mayor of Rio de Janeiro has admitted that the city's heavily polluted waterways will not be cleaned up in time for next year's sailing events at the Olympic Games.

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