NAVI MUMBAI: A vast patch of healthy mangroves in Roadpali, Taloja, has been illegally burnt and destroyed by unidentified people to start farming after clearing the wetlands.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Haryana Government to respond to a plea against the alleged dumping of waste at a construction and demolition waste-recycling plant that is being

PUDUCHERRY: The Puducherry administration on Tuesday proposed to map water tables in the Union territory using satellite images and evolve comprehensive schemes to protect and replenish aquifer bed

CHUKA, Kenya, May 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Phyllis Mugeni was watering her greens when she spotted a dozen armed men advancing from the lowlands to attack farmers working on the banks of th

The Lake Victoria Basin is internationally recognised for its high freshwater species diversity and endemism, which are of critical importance to local livelihoods and national economies within the basin.

East Calcutta Wetlands, a significant part of which falls within Salt Lake and Rajarhat, needs to be assessed immediately to finalise its roadmap for survival, observed a panel of experts during a

The paddy fields in Keezhattur, where a bypass is planned, is situated just seven metres above the sea level. There is no farmland so close to sea level.

Water security is recognized as one of the great challenges of the 21st century. The triple decline in quantity, quality, and reliability of potable freshwater poses numerous serious problems.

An Embu resident has petitioned the Senate to pass a law that will protect water towers and riparian zones.

Corruption among government and council officials as well as general lack of knowledge among residents has been blamed for the continued destruction of wetlands in Harare.

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