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PARIS, the pride of the immaculate and stylish French people, is growing dirty: it has joined the ranks of the world's polluted cities. For some time now, the pollution monitoring equipment

An automobile mechanic solves a dusty riddle

In the wake of the frightening revelation that infected blood was supplied to 10 city hospitals in Bombay between February 1992 and July 1994, by the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), Bombay -a

THE Himalayan national park in the Kulu district of Himachal Pradesh has been chosen for a Rs 6.5 crore World Bank-aided project to conserve its existing biodiversity. The park, which covers an

HILLY areas denuded for the sake of development can now be greened again, thanks to a new technology evolved by the G B Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development, Almora

ANOTHER power project has caught the eye of the greens. This time, it is the us power giant Cogentrix's plans to set up a 1,000 mw plant in the forests of the Western Ghats near Mangalore

THE men in uniform have found a n& vocation: that of taking care of the environment. The army unit stationed at Madras - in their bid to green the city - is setting up a 'zodiacal park' at the

IN a welcome move, Madhya Pradesh (mp) has been proclaimed a 'Tiger state' to give more thrust to its tiger protection programme. Declaring this on June 25, the state minister for forests, B R Yadav,

The salient features of the new government scheme which would allow paper plantations to stay on degraded forests are: • The selection of the project area shall be done jointly by the

The area under forest cover in India has been a subject of controversy and intense debate between the Forest Department anf the environmental groups and researchers. As more and more remote sensing