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CHENNAI: Rapid industrialisation during the last few centuries have increased greenhouse gas emissions, leading to global warming.

Nagpur: Flaying the Maharashtra government for its failure to develop Lonar lake, the Nagpur bench of Bombay high court on Tuesday tersely asked what steps it had taken to promote the world heritag

Government has issued a 21-day ultimatum to residents of 11 villages that have encroached on Lubigi wetland located northwest of Kampala.

Much has been written about the ongoing drought and critical water shortages in the city of Cape Town.

TUTICORIN: A detailed project report (DPR) is being prepared to divert a portion of excess water from the Godavari river to Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema region, Union minis

Hydrogeochemical investigations were carried out in semi-arid region of Basara to estimate the quality of groundwater for its suitability for domestic and agricultural purposes. For this region 34 groundwater samples were collected in different locations and analyzed for various ions, viz., Na+, Ca2+, Mg2+, K+, Cl−, HCO3−, SO42−, CO32−, HCO3−, NO3− and F− to assess the water chemistry with sodium absorption ratio, %Na, residual sodium carbonate, magnesium hazard.

Groundwater quality deterioration due to anthropogenic activities has become a subject of prime concern. The objective of the study was to assess the spatial and temporal variations in groundwater quality and to identify the sources in the western half of the Bengaluru city using multivariate statistical techniques. Water quality index rating was calculated for pre and post monsoon seasons to quantify overall water quality for human consumption. The post-monsoon samples show signs of poor quality in drinking purpose compared to pre-monsoon.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shri Mathur Chaturved Parishad (Reg.) Mathura Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 23/02/2018 regarding construction on the riverbed and floodplain of Yamuna in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.

Coral reefs could start to dissolve before 2100 as man-made climate change drives acidification of the oceans, scientists said on Thursday.

The passing away of Dhrubojyoti Ghosh, the engineer-turned-internationally acclaimed ecologist, on February 16 has left the East Calcutta Wetlands more vulnerable than ever.