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Gambian police on Monday killed two young men during a village protest against sand excavation they claim is damaging their rice fields, official sources said.

The community of Faraba Banta village in the West coast Region, Saturday May 26th, protested against sand mining in their community, without their consent.

The National Green Tribunal on Monday directed “periodical inspections and surprise visits” along Betwa river banks in Jalaun and Hamirpur districts of Uttar Pradesh to keep a tab on illegal sand m

Nagpur: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Principal Bench, Delhi, has admitted petition challenging auctioning of 58 sand ghats in Akola district against environment clearance that was given witho

Calcutta: The Atreyi, the Teesta and three other north Bengal rivers have been severely affected by human encroachments and waste dumping, affecting marine life and livelihoods of local fishermen,

Windhoek — The Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta says illegal sand mining continues to be a major concern for the government, as many large-scale sand miners leave gapping pits th

Navi Mumbai: City-based environmentalists have alleged that rampant illegal sand mining is being carried out between Belapur and Kharghar near the creek during night time.

Excessive riverbed mining in Haridwar has rendered the quality of groundwater “very poor” and unsuitable for drinking, according to researchers from Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya.

MUMBAI: The Bombay high court on Tuesday pulled up the state for inaction and held it responsible for drastic environmental degradation through unabated sand mining around creeks and in the coasta

Order of the High Court of Kerala in the matter of Shameer Vs State of Kerala dated 03/04/2018. The case has been filed under Sections 20 & 23 of the Kerala Protection of River Banks and Regulation of Removal of Sand Act, 2001. The petitioner was found transporting stolen river sand without any permit or pass.

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