One of the first announcements of Prime Minister Narendra Modi pertained to cleaning the Ganga. But this is not the first time an attempt has been made to clean the river. River cleaning schemes initiated in 1974, 1985, 1993, 1996 and 2008-09 have been monumental failures. While the Prime Minister's announcement was followed by a lot of rhetoric and initial moves towards the goal were frantic, two years later, there has been little improvement in the state-of-affairs.

Nagpur: The ministry of environment, forest and climate change (MoEFCC) has provided the much-needed push to rejuvenate the city's iconic Nag River and its tributary Pili.

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday pledged to assist Nashik with aquifer mapping that would help find the natural streams in the Nandini river and rejuvenate it.

Decades of unregulated industrial waste dumping in areas of the Great Lakes have created a host of environmental and wildlife problems.

Phosphorus is the biggest cause of water quality degradation worldwide, causing 'dead zones', toxic algal blooms, a loss of biodiversity and increased health risks for the plants, animals and human

Failing to achieve much so far in cleaning Ganga, one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet projects, the Centre recently rolled out a plan to remove all the floating waste found on its surface.

The waters flowing through Estero Salado, a river delta in Ecuador’s largest city, Guayaquil, can be deceptive, even for those who have lived their entire lives alongside the filthy and meandering

A cap on pollution from farms close to the Great Barrier Reef has been proposed by advisers to the Queensland government.

With regard to industrial pollution, the ministry had issued directions to 150 grossly polluting industries

“The garbage, if not removed, before the onset of monsoon, would have found its way to Bhima river with flow of rain water, thus polluting it,” a DCCIA member said.

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