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China is taking steps to standardise its solid waste recycling industry, which despite being a burgeoning green sector has stoked environmental concerns due to reckless expansion.

Samarco, a joint venture between BHP Biliton Ltd and Brazil's Vale, should be punished but not closed over the 2015 collapse of a tailings dam that killed 19 people, Brazil's mining and energy mini

A ground-breaking global convention on mercury today goes into effect, the United Nations environment wing said, protecting millions of children and infants from possible neurological and health da

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will ban the production and trade of a range of products containing mercury by 2020, including thermometers and blood pressure monitors, and ban primary mercury mining by

DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwaiti authorities said on Tuesday they were battling a new crude oil spill in the Abu Fatira area, a day after containing an initial leak that contaminated southern waters.

Monsanto continued to produce and sell toxic industrial chemicals known as PCBs for eight years after learning that they posed hazards to public health and the environment, according to legal analy

Bengaluru devotees can choose an idol that comes with an embedded seed ball that will germinate as the idol dissolves

Mining companies commit environmental crimes such as contamination of water bodies with chemicals such as cyanide and mercury and air pollution caused by blasting and chimney smoke

Chinese inspectors have accused subsidiaries of state-owned China Minmetals Group of repeatedly violating pollution rules in the major rice-growing province of Hunan, part of a drive by Beijing to

VASCO: If what the Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said regarding coal handling turns out to a reality, Vasoites can heave a sigh of relief!

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