Kadoma — Studies have revealed high traces of mercury metal in women's breast milk and fish in the gold mining areas of Kadoma and Chakari, exposing to risk the lives of children and people in surr

The parliamentary Committee on Budget has promised to set aside funds in the 2017-18 financial year to resolve the problem of high fluoride content in water consumed in Naivasha.

A study conducted by the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) shows that artisans at the Suame Magazine in Kumasi – reputed to be Africa’s largest metal fabrication enclave, a

Recent comparative product testing by city-based Consumer Education and Research Centre (CERC), found traces of pesticides and heavy metals in six supposedly-organic brands of rice.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Contamination of Water, 07/02/2017. Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) carries out groundwater quality assessment and monitoring across the country. Based on such assessment, locations in excess of permissible limits, as prescribed by Bureau of Indian Standards, have been identified which are given in the annexure.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Chemical Contamination in Drinking Water, 06/02/2017. As reported by the States into the Integrated Management Information System (IMIS) of the Ministry as on 3 Feb 2017, the names of 100 districts belong to 13 States where high incidence of drinking water contamination found is given in Annexure.

One third of what Bengaluru now is actually the catchment area of Vrishabhavathi river, which flows southwest for about 50 km before joining Arkavathi river.

Herbarium specimens may provide a record of past environmental conditions, including heavy metal pollution. To explore this potential, we compared concentrations of copper, lead, and zinc in historical and new collections from four sites in Rhode Island, USA.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Nav Yuvak Ajay Ekta Samiti & Others Vs. Hindustan Copper Limited & Others dated 06/12/2016 regarding groundwater pollution in Balaghat due to mining activities.

Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) Sponsored Short Course on Reshaping Agriculture and Nutrition Linkages for Food and Nutrition Security is being organized at ICAR - Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (ICAR - CRIDA), Hyderabad during 17-26, November 2016.

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