The un hopes to take a lead in environmental management. Whether it lives up to the challenge or not, is still to be seen

ten new planets have been discovered outside the earth's solar system. The discoveries of these planets has increased the tally of the total confirmed planets to around 50. At least six of the 10

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The burning of fossil fuels leads to the release of carbon dioxide and other gases into the atmosphere. Once in the atmosphere, these gases act like glass walls and trap heat on the Earth's surface.

Calls to set up a World Environment Organisation are getting more strident

Excessive rice cultivation has led to selenium toxicity

international efforts to restore the ozone layer are being threatened by a flourishing black market of chlorofluorocarbons (cfcs), said Paul Frasier, senior principal research scientist with the

Ola Ullsten , former prime minister of Sweden and co chairperson of the World Commission on Forests and Sustainable Development, spoke to Amit Shanker o

The real issues of global water management took a backseat as crisis mongering and anti dam protests hijacked the Second World Water Forum at the Hague

Delegates came and talked but failed to arrive at any conclusions at the World Water Forum