The mine owners responsible for the cyanide leak in Guyana (see Down To Earth, Vol 4, No 9) are now making a hectic bid to prove to the world that the calamity in the Omai'mine was an

More than 325 mil- lion gallons of deadly cyanide waste spilled recent- ly into the Essequibo, central Guyana's biggest river, killing thousands of fish and forcing the government to adopt emergency

Most candidates for the Bhopal North constituency are ready to overlook the fate of victims of the world's worst industrial disaster.

Several colony specific environmental problems surfaced during the election campaign in Delhi and that's where they remained.

The pollution of Betwa river figured prominently in the election campaign in two constituencies in Madhya Pradesh, but was ignored in the worst hit villages.

Karnataka environmentalists have alleged that the state's pollution control board has not dealt firmly with highly polluting industries.

Industrial pollution along Canada's southeastern coast and its fatal results form the theme of BBC's Death on the St Lawrence.

NO OTHER region of India has paid a heavier price for India's industrialisation than the Damodar valley, which traverses the poor states of Bihar and West Bengal. Rich in coal resources, the region

Insects introduced to curb the spread of water hyacinths are avoiding feeding on those weeds that have been contaminated by toxic metals

YUGOSLAV engineers are working desperately to ease the pressure on a damaged dam in Montenegro, to prevent the release of millions of tonnes of toxic mining sludge into the Danube and

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