RISHIKESH: In a first of its kind initiative, 'green' crematoriums are planned to be built in villages along the Ganga (which have been branded as Ganga grams under the Namami Gange project).

BENGALURU: Groundwater in 29 out of 30 districts in the state is contaminated by one pollutant or the other but don't trust a quality testing laboratory to give you the accurate picture.

With 15 more polluting tanneries in Jajmau in Kanpur and Banthara in Unnao shut down, the number of such units closed in the past couple of months has reached 67.

NEW DELHI: Stepping up its efforts to finalise details of the proposed law on Ganga, a government's expert panel on Tuesday deliberated on finer points of the draft National River Ganga (Rejuvenati

NGT has asked distilleries in Meerut not to discharge effluents in nearby drains NGT has asked distilleries in Meerut not to discharge effluents in nearby drains

The ministry of environment, forests and climate change (MoEFCC) has set up a committee to decide whether the Varanasi Turtle Sanctuary should be de-notified.

Plastics in the marine environment have become a major concern because of their persistence at sea, and adverse consequences to marine life and potentially human health. Implementing mitigation strategies requires an understanding and quantification of marine plastic sources, taking spatial and temporal variability into account. Here we present a global model of plastic inputs from rivers into oceans based on waste management, population density and hydrological information.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Suo Motu Uttarakhand Human Rights Commission Vs. Chief Secretary, Govt. of Uttarakhand & Others dated 05/06/2017 regarding disposal of sewage in river Kausi and Ganga, Uttarakhand. NGT directs the Chief Secretary, State of Uttarakhand to resolve the issue with regard to both the projects, namely the STP as well as the MSW site.

HARIDWAR: Haridwar seers don't favour a total ban on mining in the Ganga, even as Swami Shivanand of Matri Sadan ashram is holding an indefinite fast and many environmentalists arguing that there i

The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) held a workshop for students at Deoprayag, the confluence of Alanknanda and Bhagirathi, as part of its sensitisation progamme on the Namami Gange project.

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