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In the coming months, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague, Netherlands, will be the centre of the world's, and particularly Europe's, attention. It is the scene of the first

NEW YORK has pipped Taiwan, Hong Kong and other Southeast Asian countries in carrying out illegal trade in tiger parts. A major undercover survey of Chinese supermarkets and pharmacies by the

In another case of delinquency, the Karnataka High Court has censured the Karnataka pollution control board (PCB) for its inaction in "matters relating to serious instances of water pollution". The

SO FAR, West Bengal had been outside the fluoride map of the country which covers 13 other states. It has now been reported that contaminated water was coming out of tubewells running to a depth of

THE Construction of an international airport at Devanahalli near Bangalore, which was stalled for acquiring approval from the state pollution control board (SPCB) and the Union ministry of

The danger of tampered hydrants looms large in Karachi, reported The Dawn recently. Usually, the cover of a hydrant is removed for facilitating easy drawing of water. This results in water

Apathy towards China s environmental degradation may seem a thing of the past. But the damage that has already occurred places a daunting task before the Chinese

Bacteria help precipitate arsenic from the surface water that springs out of mining sites

A series of articles discuss the effects of environmental pollution on public health.


The Gulf waters are turning murkier day by day with illegal waste being dumped by ships in sea, mak ing it unfit for marine life. Wastes from large vessels, which sail through the Gulf or