A recent Nepal Red Cross Society and Environment and Public Health Organisation survey have revealed that the underground water of Rautahat district was contaminated with arsenic. Consequently, the

A controversy has erupted over recent research revealing that more than 35 per cent of Seoul's water could be contamina

Since independence, India has had strong policies to promote the small-scale industrial sector: it is labor intensive and thus creates more jobs, it contributes to decentralized industrial development and the units are flexible and able to quickly reorient themselves to emerging demands.

USA is all set to promote ethanol

Eco-friends, a non-governmental organisation, has been striving to control pollution and protect the environment in Kanpur. One of its tasks is to depollute the Ganges, whose stretch along Kanpur

Microbes can rid polluted water of toxic metals and colours

Microbiologist R S Upadhyay and his student R K Maurya from

Ionising radiation can be used to destroy pollutants like polychlorinated biphenyles (PCBs) and heavy metals from water. The radiation treatment is being developed at the US government's National

WATER with arsenic in it may be the most poisonous drink for us, but for two strains of bacteria, discovered by French researchers, it is the daily means of sustenance. A stream flowing through

TWO marine bacteria, isolated by biotechnologists of the Central Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair, Andamans, could prove to be a boon in managi 'ng oil spills. The two bacteria proved