Chemicals provide important benefits to society and play a vital role in the global economy, but they also carry risks for the environment and human health, with greater risks to vulnerable social groups.
It was in 1991 when the then chief economist of the World Bank, Larry Summers, had advocated that toxic waste, polluting factories should be moved to least developed countries
Koeberg Nuclear Power Station released radioactive waste into the environment in three separate incidents in 2014 and 2015, but the quantities were "negligible" and fell under the threshold that wo
Radioactive contamination from Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant hit by a tsunami in 2011 has drifted as far north as waters off a remote Alaska island in the Bering Strait, scientists
International regulations designed to limit the environmental impact of electronic waste could be making the problem worse, experts in Southeast Asia say.
Antibiotic resistance appears to be spreading in the environment. A new study has found a large number of bacteria which are resistant to commonly used antibiotics in stretches of river Ganga.
More than 100 schools in Malaysia have been closed after the dumping of toxic waste into a river caused hundreds of people to fall ill, including many children, authorities said.
Enormous concrete storage units that Shell wants to abandon in the North Sea contain radioactive waste which campaigners fear will eventually leach into the surrounding water, The Independent has l
Le Dinh Luong has been accused of taking part in activities aimed at 'overthrowing the state' - charges Amnesty says are political.
The manifesto had also promised that Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) will be made ‘accountable’ to take strict action against ‘industries disposing industrial toxic waste into water bodies, r
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