Residents of northern Chile are appealing that a tailings dam project, which is now almost halfway complete, be halted. Once completed, it would be the third largest tailings dam in the world and

Veerbhadra Mishra heads the Sankat Mochan Foundation, an NGO at the forefront in trying to revive the Ganga s fortunes in Varanasi. A man who wears many hats head priest of the Sankat Mochan Temple, a former engineer, an activist Mishra tells Pradip S

Ganga Action Plan

Their ecosystem is under threat but no one seems to care

Kanjumarg will aggravate Mumbai s waste crisis

1994: Supreme Court took suo motu cognisance of an article published in Hindustan Times,

The Yangtze river, China's largest, is heavily polluted and threatens millions living along its banks, said the state media recently. Environmentalists fear the pollution might turn the Yangtze

Agovernment environment regulator in the uk has been pulled up for the first time for failing to check the pollution of a river. The Environment Agency (ea) was fined about us $14,000 and ordered

despite a well-funded river-conservation (clean-up) programme set up by the government over a decade ago, our rivers are in terminal condition. Let's take a look at the progress we have made. An increasing number of clean rivers have changed course to join "polluted' stretches. Government is continuously repeating its mistakes.

Ten different trace metals in Gagan river water at thirteen different sites in and around Moradabad were estimated by ICP-AES technique and the data was compared with water quality standards prescribed by WHO. River was found to be excessively contaminated for copper, iron, lead concentrations and moderately contaminated for nickel and cadmium.