MANILA (Reuters) - Around 300 protesters clashed with security on Wednesday at a Manila hotel where an annual mining conference was being held, demanding that mineral extraction be halted due to th

Norilsk Nickel said the river discolouration posed no danger to people or wildlife

The Philippines will this week announce the suspension of more of the country's mines for violating environmental regulations, the mining minister said on Monday, as the government wrapped up a sev

The Philippine government has suspended operations at two more mines due to environmental violations in an ongoing audit of the country's mining sector, officials said on Thursday.

The present study demonstrates the removal of three toxic heavy metals (lead, cadmium and nickel) by the bacterial strain Arthrobacter phenanthrenivorans from polluted water. The removal efficiency of heavy metals was recorded to be highest in case of lead (79.91%), followed by nickel (47.62%) and cadmium (34.05%). Furthermore, surfactant production by A. phenanthrenivorans was optimized, which is useful for different purposes like metal and oil removal from water.

Four water samples taken from flats in phases one and two of Wah Fu Estate in Pok Fu Lam contained the heavy metal nickel, a skin irritant, at well above the World Health Organisation standard, the

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

The state Pollution Control Board is finally devising a strategy to deal with the situation in the state's industrial hub of Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh (BBN).

The temple city of Tirupati, a cultural centre and a major pilgrimage destination in southern India, might be succumbing to a phenomenon common to urban areas.

There has been steady rise in population and the usage of vehicles here, which in turn contribute to increasing pollution levels of the city, a study by city-based researchers has revealed.

टीवी पर जिन फेयरनेस क्रीम और लिपस्टिक का प्रचार सेलिब्रिटी करते हैं, उनमें से कई आपकी खूबसूरती बढ़ाने की जगह सेहत बिगाड़ सकते हैं। सेंटर फॉर साइंस एंड एनवायर्नमेंट का दावा है कि इनमें मरकरी, क्रोमि

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