Chemicals are being released into rivers and fields affecting yield and the lives of people living in the area

GHAZIABAD: An association of industrialists met the district magistrate on Tuesday and appealed to her that notices issued by the pollution control board against many of them be withdrawn.

The National Green Tribunal today directed the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to submit analysis reports of water and soil samples near three industries in Kanpur.

So, after the plastic ban, the State Environment Department is considering a ban on chemical fertilizers,” said Kadam at an event organized by Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB).

Ranchi: Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board has decided to crack down on hotels and restaurants operating without its no-objection certificate to stop unabated poisoning of the city's air and w

Soil pollution poses a worrisome threat to agricultural productivity, food safety, and human health, but far too little is known about the scale and severity of that threat, warns a new FAO report released at the start of a global symposium.

TRICHY: PMK leader and MP Anbumani Ramadoss on Saturday insisted on the closure of oil wells in Thanjavur district following the leakage of crude oil from the pipeline and spillover in the farmland

Tuticorin: Activists and environmentalists fear that pollution which has been the scourge of Tuticorin city for decades may have taken a turn for the worse.

Soil N is an essential element for plant growth, but its mineral forms are subject to loss to the environment by leaching and gaseous emissions. Despite its importance for the soil-plant system, factors controlling soil mineral N concentrations over large spatial scales are not well understood. We used NH4+ and NO3− concentrations (0–30 cm depth) from 469 sites across Australia, and determined soil controls on their regional variation. Soil mineral N varied regionally but depended on the different land uses. In the agricultural region of Australia, NH4+ tended to be depleted (4.9 ± 4.8 vs.

JAGATSINGHPUR: A good number of illegal brick kilns have come up in the district and environmentalists have opined that these brick kilns are responsible for rise in temperature in the region as we

Pages