This paper examines urban health in low- and middle-income countries, in relation to two sets of environmental issues: persistent local environmental health burdens, and most notably the water, sanitation and housing deficiencies prevalent in the poor neighbourhoods of so many urban settlements; and emerging global environmental burdens that will be experienced in urban areas, and most notably those associated with climate change.

The Total Sanitation Campaign was launched in 1999, advocating a shift from a high to a low subsidy regime, and greater community involvement.

India’s economy is expanding at an impressive and accelerating pace. This survey reveals that businesses in most countries remain optimistic about economic prospects for the year ahead.

Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals has been publishing from time to time various statistical

Access to food involves entitlements for producing or acquiring food, which are discussed in this paper under three main headings: access to productive natural resources including land, water, agrofor

In the recent past, most Asian countries have greatly improved their capacities to monitor hazards and to warn, evaluate and provide emergency relief to victims of disasters. As a result, the number of lives lost to disasters such as floods, storms and extreme temperature has decreased significantly. However, the vulnerability within the agriculture sector has continuously increased due to its high level of exposure. It is essential to re-align all disaster management programmes in the agriculture sectors from response to prevention and preparedness.

This report identifies ecosystem services and stakeholders and determines spatio-temporal dimensions of the identified services. It documents past and present trends of resource utilization in various forest types. It also documents functional attributes of different forest types including biotic stresses.

Air quality data generated by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for 2007 under the National Air Quality Monitoring Programme (NAMP) presents deadly facts about air pollution levels in Indian cities. Centre for Science and Environment has analysed the official data to assess the state of air quality and trend in Indian cities.

This report details the process of physical demarcation of HTL, LTL and CRZ boundary across the stretch of land as described in para 1. The report identifies the horizontal position of HTL associated with the coastal features.

Comparative statement of M/s Bhilai Steel Plant, Bhilai, 2007: Kutela Bhata Oxidation Pond Out Let.