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THE Arctic Ocean could be another Chernobyl in the making, says Alexel Yablokov, head of Russia's Interagency Commission on Ecological Security, pointing a finger at Russia's environmental

BENZENE hexachloride and malathion showed up in vegetables from the Azadpur wholesale vegetable market, prompting the ministry of agriculture to order the phasing out of chemical pesticides in

The residents of an unauthorised colony in Delhi battle all odds for a cleaner life

A recent Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights (EOHR) report on female circumcision in state hospitals has incensed Egyptian human rights groups, who have launched a vociferous "No!"

THE ministry of environment and forests has undertaken 'carrying capacity' studies in several environmentally sensitive areas like the Doon valley, the national capital region of Delhi, the

The laying out of a golf course on Japan's Amami-Oshama island - the 2nd one there - may push the Amami black hare, the oldest species of hare in the world, to the brink of extinction.

THE World Bank (WR) has admitted that its assessment of the Sardar Sarovar Project did not adhere to many of its own guidelines. In an internal memo prepared by the Operations Evaluations

PROMISCUOUSLY cohabiting gene pools were on the verge of ensuring that tigers would never be the same again; what saved the day was the Central Zoo Authority's (CZA) new scientific action plan

The certainty about the first confirmed case of AIDS is over

The Vankars of Gujarat have reclaimed saline wastelands in Gujarat after 9 years of bloody struggle