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There is some apprehension about the new South African government's stand on environment and science and technology, but emerging trends bring hope for the future

The international convention on desertification is plagued by differences of opinion on financial resources and funding mechanisms

THE Bellanwila-Attitdiaya marsh, near Colombo in Sri Lanka, is in deep trouble, reports Mallika Wanigasundara. Despite being declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1990, its survival is threatened by the

PAMPERED residents of metropolitan cities have so far paid only nominal charges for the water piped to their homes. However, this largesse is being partially corrected in Madras where the Madras

JAPAN has commissioned the Monju fast-breeder reactor, heedless of severe criticism from Western anti-nuclear proliferation groups. The plant is a $6 billion prototype of a chain of reactors that

The latest international meet on water nearly drowned in platitudes

The "vast potential" of groundwater was either over-exploited or under-utilised, said minister of state for water resources and urban development P K Thungon at a seminar held in Delhi on March 22 to

The department of science and technology (DST) is seeking the cooperation of user agencies in north Indian states to generate information on glaciers and snow cover, to facilitate a better management

Delhi is choking on its own sewage

What will work? Investments in future projects? Expensive fresh water? Recycling for industries? Legislations?

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