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All minerals in offshore areas, including atomic minerals, but crude oil and other hydrocarbons, are governed by the Offshore Areas Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act, 2002.

PANAJI: Rapidly decreasing presence of marine phytoplankton, a micro-algae consumed by small fish and responsible for reducing carbon dioxide in sea water, in the western Indian Ocean due to global

GSPCB directs authorities to identify discharge points and immediately remove them; CCP to act on sewage discharged in St Inez Creek

The problem of marine pollution by plastics can be resolved through a combination of actions like enforcement of rules, stressing on recycling and finding an alternative to plastics, say experts.

Traces of cadmium, a chemical found in car batteries and used in the nuclear fission processes, are showing up in edible salt-water oysters in Goa, a tourism-oriented coastal state known for its be

NAVI MUMBAI: Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has crossed swords with NMMC over its report on the high level of chemical pollutants in the Vashi creek.

Delegation to review moratorium.

Expedition will have 20 countries and 40 ships participating; countries will collate and analyse data to study different climatic challenges and changes

PANJIM: Despite receiving some respite from the dry spell the State has witnessed since Friday, Goa’s rainfall deficit is still 25 percent.

PANJIM: In what can stop further digging of the seabed to trace remains of MV River Princess, the Goa State Biodiversity Board (GSBB) has warned that any further digging could have ‘widespread comp