Honduras has arrested a suspect in the murder of an environmental rights activist and colleague of recently slain award-winning indigenous leader Berta Caceres, officials said on Sunday.

TEGUCIGALPA – Berta Caceres, a Honduran indigenous leader who led demonstrations against hydroelectric projects in her homeland, was killed early Thursday at her residence in the western city of La

Panaji: The proposed renewal of 27 mining leases has not gone down well with social activists and others, who suggest that the government auction the leases directly and challenge the order of the

Apprehending serious consequences for the environment if the proposed 132 power plants in Vidarbha region are allowed to start operations, the Pune-based National Green Tribunal (NGT) served notice

Bhadrak: The much-talked bio-toilets have found few takers in Bhadrak district.

The ambitious project meant to free the country from open defecation was launched by the ministry of rural development at Dhamra in Bhadrak. Minister for chemical and fertilizers Srikant Jena had inaugurated it in the presence of Union minister Jairam Ramesh on June 24, 2012.

Gorakhpur nuclear plant inauguration on Jan 13

When Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives in Gorakhpur of Fatehabad district to inaugurate Haryana’s first nuclear power station, he is likely to be greeted by determined environmentalists opposed to the plant.

Animal right activists of the People for Animals and the All-India Jeev Raksha Bishnoi Sabha (AIJRBS) today served an ultimatum on the district administration to initiate action against NPCIL offic

On Thursday, the Gujarat high court (HC) asked the state government and Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) to file a monthly report showing the number of people affected by malaria and dengue an

A large number of activists representing social and rights organisations as also past and present representatives of various power sector related bodies criticised the functioning of the Delhi Elec

PANJIM: Environmentalists on Monday came out strongly against the government wherein mining-dependent people heckled activists and disrupted a seminar on the Shah Commission report, in Margao on Saturday claiming the government provoked the pro-mining lobby against them.

Ramesh Gawas who claimed that he was the main target of the mob, accused Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of provoking the mining-dependent people by making statements like ‘it would not be a surprise if people affected by mining closure attack environmentalists’.