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NGT to CPCB: Build plastic waste management mechanism

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Goel said mere issuance of directions by the CPCB is not adequate, compliance needs to be overseen

IIT-Mandi developing technology to convert heat into electricity

The IIT professor noted that in the Western world, many automobile companies, including Volkswagen, VOLVO, Ford and BMW are developing thermoelectric waste heat recovery systems that promise 3-5% improvements in fuel economy

Arctic sea ice loaded with microplastics

Average Arctic sea ice extent set a record low for July, nearly 20 percent below the 1981-2010 average, the US NOAA reported

Increased rainfall improves air quality in Delhi

The authorities have attributed increased rainfall with approaching western disturbance as the main reason behind the improvement in air quality

Paddy stubble burning declines by 41% in N-W India

Paddy crop residue burning in north-west India contributes to air pollution, health hazards, disruption of transportation, school closures and soil degradation.

GIB nearing extinction due to high voltage power lines

Apart from the GIB, many other birds also die because of collision/electrocution with these transmission lines at the rate of 10 birds per km per month totalling nearly one lakh bird deaths annually in 4,200 sq km.

2018: BJP governments’ track record in conserving environment and wildlife

Mumbai/New Delhi: The environment ministry in 2018 finalised a nationwide plan to curb air pollution, notified new rules governing India's coastlines and...

Vital to encourage research on subjects related to environment: PM

New Delhi: Describing environment protection as a "pressing challenge", Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for the need to spread public awareness about the...

Environmentalist HC asks whether felling of trees to build houses is...

New Delhi:  The Delhi High Court on Monday banned the cutting down of over 16,500 trees for the redevelopment of six south Delhi colonies by the...

पर्यावरण के लिए सबसे बड़ा खतरा प्लास्टिक

प्रति वर्ष दुनिया में 100 से ज्यादा देशों के लोगों द्वारा 5 जून को विश्व पर्यावरण दिवस मनाया जाता है। इसकी शुरुआत 1972 में...