Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Souuthern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Southern Region Mines and Mineral based Workers Welfare Association Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change dated 08/02/2016 regarding manual mining of beach sand minerals as against mechanized mining.

NGT asks Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change to consider the representations of V.V.Minerals and Industrial Minerals India Private Ltd. seeking for relaxation of the condition of manual mining and shifting to mechanized mining of beach sand minerals.

Noting that outdoor air pollution increases the risk of cancer, World Health Organization (WHO) urged the governments of Southeast Asian region to tackle the issue with "urgency" as the area has 14

The owner of a gypsum mine that collapsed on Friday in Shandong province drowned early on Sunday morning in an apparent suicide while assisting rescue teams attempting to extract the 17 miners stil

Organophosphorous (OP) pesticides are associated with reduced fetal growth in animals, but human studies are inconsistent. Researchers pooled data from four cohorts to examine associations of prenatal OP exposure with birth weight (n=1,169), length (n=1,152), and head circumference (n=1,143).

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Bangladesh has far more factories engaged in the global garment business than stated by its industry and millions of people working in them are exposed to unsafe conditions, a U.S.-based study said

A draft National Occupational Health Safety Strategic Plan 2016-2020 was recently validated at a ceremony held at the CIAM National Malaria Conference Hall in Kanifing.

Wenny Tari knows a thing or two about wine.

Nagpur: Thirty per cent of diseases in the world are caused due to environmental factors. Unfortunately, the burden of these diseases is much higher in children.

Hydraulic fracturing technologies, developed over the last 65 years, have only recently been combined with horizontal drilling to unlock oil and gas reserves previously deemed inaccessible. While these technologies have dramatically increased domestic oil and natural gas production, they have also raised concerns for the potential contamination of local water supplies with the approximately 1,000 chemicals used throughout the process, including many known or suspected endocrine-disrupting chemicals.

The High Court in Johannesburg will hear an application by the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and Sonke Gender Justice on Monday for them to intervene as amici curiae (friends of the court) in a p