Environmental pollution is arising from the mining industry in the Western World and from the developing nations is a serious issue in current days. Cross-cultural perception studies are needed to understand similarities and differences, if any, in human response to environmental problems between developed and developing countries. Increasing environmental problems in the mining zones of India is one of the burning issues from last two decades. The Damodar Valley coalfields mainly in Raniganj, share a relatively serious environmental problems.

Mountaintop mining (MTM) affects chemical, physical, and hydrological properties of receiving streams, but the long-term consequences for fish-assemblage structure and function are poorly understood. We sampled stream fish assemblages using electrofishing techniques in MTM exposure sites and reference sites within the Guyandotte River basin, USA, during 2010–2011.

Companies hewing marble once favoured by Michelangelo from the mountains of northern Tuscany have halted work for two days in a clash between the interests of industry and art and those of the envi

The next time you want to dig into a spiced, crunchy fried mussel or fancy some coconut-laced clam gravy while lounging in a Goa beach shack, you might have to look harder for it.

PANJIM: As the South West monsoon is set to arrive in Goa anytime now, the Goa State Pollution Control Board has decided to order inspection of all the 28 jetties, where ore is stacked, to ensure t

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) refused to overturn its earlier decision to ban ‘rat hole’ coal mining in Meghalaya, even as it reiterated that the ruling is based on the undisputed fact that the

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Circuit Bench at High Court of Meghalaya, Shillong) in the matter of Impulse NGO Network Vs. State of Meghalaya & Ors. And All Dimasa Students Union Dima Hasao Dist. Committee Vs. State of Meghalaya & Ors. dated 09/06/2014 regarding illegal, unregulated and indiscriminate rat-hole mining being carried on in various parts of the State of Meghalaya.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Circuit Bench at High Court of Meghalaya, Shillong) in the matter of Threat to Life Arising Out of Coal Mining in South Garo Hills District Vs. State of Meghalaya & Ors. dated 09/06/2014 regarding illegal mining activity resulting in loss of life. 

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Rioters torched vehicles, equipment and buildings at Vale's nickel mine in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia over the weekend, as anger boiled over about a chemical spill in a local riv

PONDA: Bhoma-Adcolna gram sabha on Sunday resolved to move the court over failure of authorities to stop dumping of iron slag by a steel plant in the Kundaim industrial estate.