Together with heavy opposition against Beijing hosting the Olympics in 2008 due to increasing air pollution in the country, China faces many other environmental problems. Chinese city officials

A Greenpeace study in St Petersburg, Russia, says 40 per cent of the city's waste is dumped into the Neva river due to shortage of waste treatment facilties. And this has been contaminating fish

>> Abul Hussam, a chemistry professor at George Mason University in Fairfax, was awarded the Grainger Challenge Prize for Sustainability. The Bangladesh-born US citizen was awarded by the

With the sewage system of Baghdad collapsing recently after four days of incessant rain, the city was left at the mercy of waterborne diseases. In some areas of the city drinking water was getting

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groundwater contamination in Goa's Pilerne industrial estate has led to a drinking water crisis in its surrounding villages. By now, more than 300 residents from Orda and Saipem villages have been

Some male fish in Washington's Potomac river, which provides drinking water to the city, have begun developing female sexual traits. Scientists attribute this to chemical pollution. Preliminary

Village Chipri in Kolhapur, Maharashtra is fighting: diseases, a factory and lax authorities

New norms for water in soft drinks