The State of India's Environment 2019 in Figures is an exclusive data-driven analysis of major developmental and environmental sectors. Each and every dataset from this periodic publication can be used by the media to investigate compelling stories, ask better questions to policymakers to drive them to come up with better policies for sustainable development agenda.  SoE 2019 in Figures is an annual quantified statement of environmental statistics and analysis put together by Down To Earth magazine, which Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) helps publish.

Kenya plans to construct 100,000 "social houses" in the next four years as part of plans to eradicate slums in the country, a housing official said on Thursday.

Nairobi — Nairobi residents especially those living in informal settlements can now breathe a sigh of relief over their water shortage woes following the launch of ward based water projects that ai

Researchers from IHE Delft Institute for Water Education alongside their peers from local universities in Uganda and Tanzania have found traces of 25 harmful viruses in surface water in the slums o

Ghana plans to replace its polluting "trotro" buses and formalise waste collection in slums as part of a new plan to help its crowded capital withstand climate change and disasters.

From cities to the countryside, Africa has undergone a dramatic transformation in living conditions over the past 15 years, according to a new study.

The land use in Aarey Milk Colony was sanctioned last on Friday.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion Vs The Principal Secretary, Environment & Forests, Govt. of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 07/01/2019 regarding encroachments of waterbodies in Chennai. The Court has been informed that due to rapid urbanisation in Chennai, the waterways in Chennai have become a prime target for growth of encroachments along the water bodies and hence during flood, the encroached areas near the banks have become more vulnerable and susceptible for inundation.

Thousands of lives are at risk in Kenya's slums as dirty water and poor sanitation fuel the spread of deadly diseases, said the winner of the world's largest humanitarian prize on Wednesday.

Hundreds of slum residents have asked a Kenyan court to stop them being evicted from state-owned land, their lawyer said on Wednesday, a week after authorities demolished the homes of 30,000 Nairob

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