NAVI MUMBAI: In a determined fight to close polluting units at a quarry site in Turbhe, close to the dog center on the landfill site, NMMC has locked horns with the MPCB.

AHMEDABAD: The jawans of Ahmedabad Fire and Emergency Services have rescued several individuals from the Sabarmati river, but these jawans not only face hardships during operations but complain of

GUWAHATI: Researchers and experts, who gathered in the city on Wednesday for an awareness programme expressed concerns at the deteriorating condition of groundwater pollution.

Medical practitioners in Lagos have cited breathing problems, skin irritations and malnutrition as major effects of the incessant oil spill in the Niger Delta.

Rapping the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) for not collecting air samples in Chembur despite residents’ complaints of air pollution, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed the Board

Australians no longer believe a tan is something to aspire to, but too many still get sunburnt and put themselves at risk of potentially deadly skin cancers, the Cancer Council says.

Around 30 million cases of skin cancer will be prevented by 2030, thanks to successful implementation of the Montreal Protocol and its amendments says this new report produced by the Environmental Effects Assessment Panel (EEAP) of the Montreal Protocol. The report details various effects of UV radiation on human health, ecosystems, biogeochemical cycles, air quality and materials.

Dumka: Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has come forward to undertake the treatment of the Shivganga (holy pond) at Baidyanath Dham in line with the process adopted at the holy pond of the Gold

RANCHI: Many families in Pathalkudwa, a slum area, are living under constant fear of falling prey to skin diseases after high levels of arsenic were detected.

The city administration is planning to set up special healthcare centres in slum clusters and unauthorised colonies in the national capital to improve health facilities.