people living in Sipasarubali near the coast in Puri, Orissa, are under threat. Waves have swept away parts of a beach in this popular tourist spot. While local residents are perturbed and visitors

erecting safeguards: To protect marine species and reduce seawater pollution, the Chennai Port Trust has decided to facilitate storage and treatment of ballast water of ships coming into the port.

jumbo fighters: Tiny bugs would no longer trouble jumbo jets. If undetected, microbes in aviation fuel harm the planes' instruments and even eat through the wings. They also produce misleading

the Bombay high court has ruled that the helipad constructed by Tata Electric Companies ( tec ) at Cuffe Parade

thirteen bottle-nosed dolphins were found dead on the shores of Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam in Andhra Pradesh. According to the Vishakhapatnam Society for Prevention of Cruelty to

This publication focusses on the Aral Sea crisis - the result of economic processes set in motion by the planners of the erstwhile Soviet Union in the 1950s. It is one of the biggest ecological disasters, second only to Chernobyl, leading to a total collapse of the socio-economic life of the people.