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Environmental damage

Pune: NGT asks builder to pay Rs 40 lakh for 'environmental damage'

The western zonal bench of judicial member U D Salvi and expert member Ranjan Chatterjee asked the Mumbai-based builder to deposit Rs 40 lakh with Lonavala Municipal Council for the restoration work.

Mar 03, 2017, 12:46 PM IST

Steps urged for ecological sustainability in industrial region

Governance is an important factor here. Adoption of regulations should be done in a way so that the industries flourish and yet the environment is preserved and protected.

Feb 10, 2017, 20:08 PM IST

Humans are eating wild animals to extinction, says study!

This decline in animal population is drastically affecting the environment, as well as undermining food security of millions of people in Asia, Africa and South America.

Oct 19, 2016, 23:54 PM IST

Environmental loss in Sundarbans worth Rs 1290 cr: World Bank

 Environmental damage in the climate change-hit islands of Sundarbans is costing India Rs 1,290 crore each year, estimates a latest World Bank report.

Feb 22, 2015, 10:13 AM IST

Ozone depletion has 'devastating' effects on southern hemisphere's weather

A new research has revealed that the ozone depletion, which acts like a climate driver, potentially has devastating effects in the southern hemisphere.

Dec 02, 2014, 18:46 PM IST

HC issues notices to Gujarat, Adani Power on PIL

Adani has made a 3.5 km-long and 50-feet-deep 'kaccha' canal under the sea to get water for its power plant project in APSEZ, the PIL alleged.

Aug 07, 2014, 17:07 PM IST

More than a dozen forest fires raging in Chile

Sixteen forest fires continued to rage across various parts of Chile Tuesday, but 14 other blazes were brought under control, the National Forestry Corporation, or Conaf, said.

Jan 15, 2014, 06:28 AM IST

China raises alert level to warn of extreme pollution

China Saturday issued an orange alert, the most serious warning after a red alert, citing the dangerous pollution levels registered in various parts of the country that have forced expressways to close and flights to be either delayed or cancelled.

Dec 08, 2013, 19:04 PM IST

‘Substitute building materials can limit environmental damage’

Research should be directed at expeditiously developing alternative building material as heightened construction activities were taking a toll on the environment through "unprecedented sand mining from river beds", adviser to the Prime Minister, TKA Nair said Thursday.

Nov 14, 2013, 22:24 PM IST

China punishes officials for not acting against polluters

China`s ministry of supervision Thursday revealed 10 major cases of environmental damage in which local officials were punished for failing to prevent or act after severe pollution.

Oct 25, 2013, 21:31 PM IST

Mayan civilisation collapse blamed on environmental damage

The collapse of the Mayan civilization was due to environmental damage, says a US archaeologist.

Mar 16, 2011, 10:43 AM IST