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Holding a plastic bottle of toxic mercury with his bare hands on an illegal gold mining barge in the Amazon basin, the 22-year-old miner says he is well aware of the dangers of the job.

Despite the Modi government’s pitch for Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan, Make in India campaign, Smart Cities Project, Digital India Campaign and the Zero Effect Zero Defect policy (leaving zero effect on

Although the Narendra Modi government’s pitch for ‘Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan’, ‘Make in India’ campaign, ‘Smart Cities Project’, ‘Digital India Campaign’ and the ‘Zero Effect Zero Defect’ policy (lea

After analyzing the Environmental Status of 88 Industrial Clusters selected in the country, Central Pollution Control Board in consultation with the Ministry of Environment & Forests has identified 43 critically polluted industrial clusters based on Comprehensive Environmental Pollution Index (CEPI).

PANJIM: After almost two years, the path appears to be clear for setting up the State’s first Common Hazardous Waste Treatment Storage Facility (CHWTSDF) at Pissurlem industrial estate.

‘They generate about 7.80 lakh tonnes of such waste annually’

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

Health and Child Care secretary Gerald Gwinji yesterday said the ministry had already launched its own investigations with a view to bring the culprits to book.

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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The World Health Organisation has revealed that tobacco waste contains over 7000 toxic chemicals that poison the environment, including human carcinogens.

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