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The “archaic” practice of mining rivers in north Queensland is making a mockery of Australia’s key policy to protect the Great Barrier Reef, wasting multimillion-dollar efforts to cut runoff pollut

With a backdrop of the snow-capped Himalayas stretched out across a vibrant blue sky, it is hard to dispute the sign as you enter Komik that declares it to be the world’s highest village with a roa

The Eastern Nile Technical Regional Office (ENTRO) Saturday disclosed that Nile Basin Commission will be established to enforce demands of equitable utilization of the Nile river’s resources.

The tribunal was hearing a plea filed by environment activist Pushp Saini seeking directions to the Centre and the states to maintain minimum environment flow in the rivers across the country to en

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Sarang Yadwadkar & Ors. V/s. Mrs. Anjali Dinkar Datar & Others dated 11/07/2017 regarding illegal construction and dumping of debris on the banks of the river Mula-Mutha, Pune, Maharashtra. The Irrigation Department has submitted that demarcation of blue line of river Mutha is complete and it is for the Pune Municipal Corporation to act upon the booklet giving longitudes and latitudes with reference to blue line (no-development zone) and remove the encroachments.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Abhijeet Sharma Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/08/2017 regarding the question of permissibility of setting up projects in the upstream of Subansari river. Judgement is reserved.

River flood risks are expected to rise as climate change intensifies the global hydrological cycle and more people live in floodplains. Changing risk may be revealed by trends in flood frequency, magnitude, or seasonality, as well as by shifts in the mechanisms that generate inundations. However, detection and attribution of climate signals in flood records is often hampered by brief, incomplete, or poor-quality flood data. Additionally, it can be difficult to disentangle the effects of changing climate, land cover, channel morphology, and human activities.

PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela (Reuters) - Rising rivers have flooded homes in southern Venezuela, affecting more than 15,000 people and forcing some 500 to leave their homes, according to civil protectio

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pushp Saini Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 09/08/2017 regarding environmental flow of the rivers which should be permitted despite hydro projects. Counsel appearing for Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change submits that the Ministry has already completed river basin study of 6 river basins i.e.

Freshwater improvement projects covering over 100 rivers and lakes across New Zealand are to receive grants of $44 million from the Government, Environment Minister Nick Smith announced today.

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