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The Gujarat unit of People's Union of Civil Liberties (PUCL) recently filed a petition in the High Court of Gujarat against the state government, the commissioner of industries and

The National Conservation Strategy and the Policy Statement on Environment and Development was adopted by the Governink ,nt of India in June 1992 to provide the basis for the integration

On paper, India has ratified almost all multilateral environmental conventions including the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES Convention), the

Industry gets a new friend, philosopher and evaluator the Centre for Science and Environment s Green Rating Project, which will be the first instrument in the country to measure industrial firms on the basis of their eco friendliness

An NGO in Karnataka is endeavouring to make poor farmers self reliant in managing and sustaining land development projects in Kolar district

The benefits of green rating are: l Increased voluntary improvement and disclosure by industry l Increased public awareness l Empowerment of investors and consumers l Competitive

Twenty four black South African workers are planning to give evidence in London against three British companies, which they say poisoned them with asbestos and mercury. Reportedly, two workers have

THERMAL power plants, fertiliser firms and other industries involved in largescale coal combustion could be a major source of radiological pollution. A team of researchers from the research and

The Goan government echoes environmental concerns in its state budget

the ministry of environment and forests (mef), in collaboration with the General Insurance Corporation of India, is planning to establish an Environment Relief Fund to provide relief to victims of

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