A new study of the faeces of captive seals has shown that microplastics can travel high up the food chain and affect even the large predators of the oceans.

DEHRADUN: Reiterating the state government’s commitment to curb the use of plastic, Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that chief ministers of all states should focus on mini

Plastics have invaded our environment like never before. Now scientists have discovered that squirrels in urban areas are using plastic waste as a building material for their nests.

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court today directed the state government to ensure that the ban on polythene in the state is implemented in “letter and spirit”.

A total of 18 states and union territories that have imposed a complete ban on the sale and use of plastic bags.

Thiruvananthapuram: A meeting convened by district collector K Vasuki has decided to implement green protocol in collectorate and to make it free of e-waste.

Ramdas Kadam had announced the plan to impose plastic ban two months ago.

India will host the official global World Environment Day celebrations on June 5. The theme will be ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’.

State to issue draft notification on restrictions within a fortnight

The district administration today reiterated prohibition on the use of plastic carry bags. The ban order hasn’t brought desired results.