KOLKATA: Mollar Bheri that has been the waste dumping site of tonnes of daily waste from Salt Lake, New Town and Rajarhat area for years has become a dangerous environmentally hazardous area, emitt

Vietnam is investigating a massive fish kill at aquatic farms and in waters off the country's central provinces that state media reports have tied to alleged toxic discharges coming from a steel co

Recycling has always been found helpful against global warming.

Environmental activists in China are calling for new laws and an independent investigation into how hundreds of Chinese students fell ill – in some cases severely – after attending a school built o

Terming as a “serious” issue the fire at the Deonar dumping ground in Mumbai which is emitting toxic gases, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said that a two-member special team will

BHUBANESWAR: Even as pollution of rivers by industrial effluents is becoming a major concern in the State, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for an action taken report (ATR) fr

When Germany committed itself five years ago to phasing out nuclear power by 2022, there was one big gap in its plans -- what to do with the waste that can remain toxic for hundreds of thousands of

Ahmedabad: Poisonous vapours from the sewage line in house killed Shyama Kumawat, 26, a resident of Silver City Society on Vastral Road, and her daughters Sangeeta and Lalita in March last year.

RIO DE JANEIRO – The Samarco mine in the southeastern city of Mariana, where last November a huge toxic waste spill caused Brazil’s worst environmental disaster, has had a new spill although no vic

Toxic watchdog and environmental group EcoWaste Coalition has expressed concern over the mushrooming of political posters and tarpaulins all over the country which it said is adding to the nation’s