Margao: Residents of Amrutnagar, Gogol-Fatorda, on Friday demanded that the authorities conduct an immediate study of the environmental impact and the possible health hazards that could arise due t

Worldwide, there are only five global recyclers which extract precious metals from e-waste material.

The government has estimated that $400 million will be needed to dredge and clean the heavy mercury content in the River Ankobra in the Western Region due to the activities of illegal small-scale m

Scorching sun beats down on half a dozen women as they carry large sacks of crushed ore on their backs at the Osiri-Matanda gold mine near Kenya's border with Tanzania.

AHMEDABAD: Overexploitation of groundwater resources and over-reliance on chemical pesticides and fertilizers is leading to rise of life-threatening chemical contaminants in groundwater beyond acce

Scientists from Scotlands University of Strathclyde have teamed up with colleagues at Aligarh Muslim University to study the impact of industrialisation on rivers.

The present study was planned with an objective to detect the level of heavy metals in feathers of House Crow from agrifield areas of district Ludhiana and Sangrur. In feathers of House Crow, 8 heavy metals were detected through ICAP-AES, out of which As, Cd, Pb were heavy metals and Cr, Cu, Ni, Zn, Mn were essential elements. The concentration of all metals varied significantly at .05% level of significance among the different districts.

Industrial effluents pollute water which can cause serious health problems.

Dangerously high levels of mercury and a related toxin are pervasive in rivers and soils near artisanal gold mines in Senegal, according to a new study from Duke University.

NEW DELHI: An experimental station being run by the Central Pollution Control Board to monitor some toxic trace gases shows the capital's air doesn't just have very high particulate matter levels,

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