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The recent report of water pollution reported from river Beas leading to the death of countless fishes and aquatic species in the river has raised serious concerns over the Asian Development Bank (

The work on tapping nullahs so that they do not flow into the Ganga continues to be carried in only on paper and in a slipshod manner in Haridwar.

Agitated Cuncolkars are now planning to come out with all force to close all polluting fish meal plants in Cuncolim Industrial Estate.

The National Green Tribunal today rapped the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) for not filing a compliance report on the steps taken by the Centre and the UP and Uttarakhand governments to cl

Groundwater overexploitation has caused massive groundwater depletion and raised concerns for water and food security in India. Groundwater in India also suffers from multiple water quality issues such as arsenic and fluoride contamination that pose human health risks. Here we report new data showing that the occurrence in uranium in Indian groundwater is an emerging and widespread phenomenon.

The Minamata Convention on Mercury entered into force in August 2017, committing its currently 92 parties to take action to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions and releases of mercury. But how can we tell whether the convention is achieving its objective? Although the convention requires periodic effectiveness evaluation (1), scientific uncertainties challenge our ability to trace how mercury policies translate into reduced human and wildlife exposure and impacts.

A report accusing Base Titanium mining company of disregard of rights and skewed benefits sharing with mine operations host communities in Kwale, has been dismissed by the company as "mostly incorr

In the last one year, Shubham Wasnik got hospitalized twice. “My stomach always hurts,” says the 26-year-old.

NEW DELHI: Despite staring at a huge gap between sanctioned and completed projects, the Union water resources minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday claimed that the result of Ganga cleaning works woul

Mumbai: In yet another instance the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has ordered food business operators (FBOs) across India to use blue food colour in the manufacturing of indu

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