GURUGRAM: Gurgaon has lost as many as 389 water bodies in the past 60 years, a study has revealed.

A carbon sink is a system that absorbs carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

DEHRADUN: After last year's furore over the extraction of ground water by a mineral water bottle factory from Jhilmil Jheel Conservation Reserve in Haridwar forest division, which is home to endang

The National Green Tribunal has issued a bailable warrant against the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Managing Director Mangu Singh for failure of its officials to appear before it to apprise i

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Artificial Recharge to Ground Water, 21/12/2017. Statewise Rural and Urban Artificial Recharge Structures as proposed in Master Plan are given at Annexure – I. During assessment year 2013, out of 6584 assessment units in the country, 1034 (15.7%) assessment units are categorized as “Over-Exploited”, whereas during assessment year 2011, the respective figures were 6607 and 1071 (16.2%). State-wise details are given at Annexure – II.

Under the real-time mapping, chemical composition and analysis of the water, the depth up to which the water seeps, along with the area-wise deviation in the groundwater will also be tracked by the

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pandalaneni Srimannarayana & Others Vs State of Andhra Pradesh & Others dated 17/11/2017 regarding formation of a Green Field New Capital namely Amravati as it poses a serious threat to the environment.

The Central Grounder Water Authority (CGWA) has sent Draft guidelines for “issuance of NOC” for ground water withdrawal and draft “Public Notice” to the Chief Secretaries of all the State and Administrators of Union Territories for their comments within 60 days.

Limited access to water, droughts, floods and other climatic conditions are major challenges to food security in Ghana. Over 70% of smallholder farmers in the country practice rainfed agriculture, which is highly vulnerable to rainfall variability. Flooding and waterlogging of farmlands limit land use and crop productivity.

The economic viability of any development project that involves diversion of forest land may now reduce with the environment ministry coming up with new cost benefit analysis guidelines.

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