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Antifouling paints used by Australia's Perth yacht clubs are releasing toxic contaminants into the Swan river, notes a recent study by the Swan River Trust and the country's department of environment

a people's Right Declaration Convention held on September 17, 2006, at Eloor

Some male fish in Washington's Potomac river, which provides drinking water to the city, have begun developing female sexual traits. Scientists attribute this to chemical pollution. Preliminary

Following two cyanide spills at the Bogoso-Prestea mines in western Ghana in less than two years, residents of the area and several organisations are now calling for a total audit of all operations

Yet another white paper but little work on the ground

Slums dumped out of sight

penalised: A US-based water company, United Utilities Plc, has been prosecuted for the fourth time this year. A UK court asked it to pay about US $18,600 as penalty for discharging 56,000 cubic

jn-nurm gets a chair: The Union ministry of urban development has appointed Ramesh Ramanathan, founder of Janaagraha, a citizens' movement on participatory democracy, as the honorary national

A new dump for proper disposal of Kathmandu s waste