AIB: Polythene ban - Do we care enough?

A short film on how dependent we are in our day to day lives on POLYTHENE

World must cut pollution to save marine life, study warns

If left unchecked, global warming will cause irreversible damage to marine life in the world's oceans, forcing fish to search for cooler waters and destroying valuable coral reefs, an international study said today.

'Brick kilns turn hazardous for Kashmiris, violate environmental laws'

With most brick kilns in the Kashmir Valley not implementing the measures specified for minimizing pollution levels, the areas where they operate are virtually facing an environmental catastrophe, affected citizens and at least one prominent doctor have said.

All India Badtameez: Reality check on air pollution in Delhi

To check air pollution in the national capital, Delhi government has directed its officials to crackdown on open burning of garbage, plastics and leaves.

All India Badtameez: A reality check on open burning of garbage

To check air pollution in the national capital, Delhi government has directed its officials to crackdown on open burning of garbage, plastics and leaves. Even then, are people aware of this fact? Let's see!

US proposes new standards to cut down on pollution
US proposes new standards to cut down on pollution

The US government proposed new standards aimed at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

Manmade pollution could be 400,000 years old

Man could have started polluting around 400,000 years ago, suggests a new study. 

'Polluted air' can reduce white matter in our brains

In a new study, scientist have claimed that air pollution could cut down the white matter in our brains.

Spell out steps to make Godavari clean: HC to Maharashtra

The Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra government to declare within a week what steps it would take to make the Godavari river in Nashik, where Kumbh Mela starts next month, pollution-free and its water fit for drinking.

AIB: Despite NGT ban, open burning of waste continuous in Delhi

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has announced a fine of Rs 5,000 on individuals spotted burning garbage, leaves, plastic, rubber etc in open areas in parts of Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).

Prevent use of groundwater by Vadodara industries: NGO

A city-based NGO has written to the Ministry of Environment and Forest and the Central Pollution Control Board requesting them to prevent the use of groundwater by industries in Vadodara.

Ensure availability of 10 cumecs in Yamuna: NGT to Haryana

The National Green Tribunal Thursday directed Haryana government to ensure availability of minimum flow of 10 cumecs of water throughout Yamuna from Hathnikund in the state.

NGT clears decks for reopening of hotels near IGI airport

Over 70 budget hotels near IGI airport here can heave a sigh of relief as the National Green Tribunal has cleared the decks for their reopening after they were shut down for lack of requisite permissions.

Locals hold 'Yamuna Aarti' to spread awareness about pollution

In a novel exercise to raise awareness on the need to clean up the Yamuna, locals here have taken to organising daily 'puja' of the river, saying their hope is that the gods will teach polluters a lesson and lead to greater conservation efforts on part of the government.

China turns focus to smoky ships, boats in fight against pollution

China is considering regulating emissions from boats and ships, the environment ministry said on Monday, as it tries to clamp down on pollution. 

Delhi government cracks down on polluting hotels

The Delhi government on Friday cracked down on 77 hotels for violating pollution norms in the national capital, sending closure notice to all of them.

Bhopal gas victims protest against Centre over toxic material

A group of 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy victims held a rally here on World Environment Day on Friday to highlight the Centre's failure to ensure removal of toxic material lying here under the soil for so many years, threatening many lives.

Environment cases to be disposed of in a year: NGT

Chairperson of National Green Tribunal Justice Swatanter Kumar today said the tribunal has set a deadline of one year for disposing of cases pertaining to environmental problems, as he cited Delhi's example where he said children were facing a number of health problems due to "ever increasing pollution".

Environment special: What we can learn from China's eco friendly markets!

Ahead of World Environment Day, let's see what we can learn from China's eco friendly markets!