“Why do we need to repeatedly remind the world that we are not a garbage dump? Illegal waste dumping in developing countries should be stopped at all costs.

Municipal Council fails to implement the plastic ban strictly in Dera Bassi markets

United Nations Environment today announced a shortlist of regional finalists for the Young Champions of the Earth prize.

The Himalayan cleanup initiative was started last year with a massive cleaning drive across 12 hilly states of the country lying beside the Himalayan Range.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 27/05/2019 regarding exploitation of East Kolkata Wetland, to the detriment of the environment and ecology. Subhas Datta had conducted a survey that revealed large number of constructions that have sprung up within the said area for different purposes which includes commercial/ industrial and other activities that are deleterious to the water body in violation of the East Kolkata Wetland (Conservation and Management) Act, 2006 and rules framed thereunder.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Arun Kumar Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 24/05/2019 regarding violation of norms by plastic industries making shoe soles and other plastic goods in Narela and Bawana in Delhi. Report submitted by a committee found open dumping of waste and open burning of plastic waste, drains fully chocked by waste in absence of collection of waste generated by industries and untreated waste water from industries being directly discharged into the drains in Narela as well as Bawana industrial areas.

Plastic bags dumped by the roadside blight the landscape in many placesImage caption: Plastic bags dumped by the roadside blight the landscape in many places

CANACONA: Even a year after National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed PVC pipe manufacturers to print a warning about the presence of harmful chemicals, including lead, in the pipes, evniornmentalist

Adidas is using plastic recovered from the seas to make shoes, jerseys and football kits

Exposure to environmental pollutants can cause alterations in brain development that affect sexual development and fertility for several generations, a study has found.

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