THE ministry of environment and forests is planning to introduce a proposal to treble the existing water cess rates at the current monsoon session of Parliament, following demands from
A Rs 700 crore National Fund for Calamity Relief (NFCR) has been set up by the Centre to provide immediate assistance to states during floods, cyclones, drought and earthquakes.
Pakistan"s environmentalists say no to dumping of obsolete and hazardous technology by the West
Many natural resources are consistently overused and undervalued by modern Indian industry; none more so than water. Factories and manufacturing centres throughout the country have a carte blanche
A Texas-based company, Energy Biosystems Corporation, has recently patented a recombinant gene that it "hopes will help eliminate acid rain". By manipulating the DNA of soil bacteria of the genus
Lead-free petrol, which the ministry of environment :nd forests (MEF) is All: seeking to introduce in W, the 4 major metrop titan cities by April 1, 1995, is hazardous to health, says H B Mathur,
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Testing in Maryland, USA, have developed an instrument that can detect gases present in infinitesimal amounts (Environmental Science &
Positively charged atoms of elements like calcium and magnesium that are present in particulate matter can neutralise acid rain
YOU thought loofahs were just for scrubbing in the bath? Well, an Italian firm has come up with a new role for the fibrous skeleton of the gourd-like Luffa cylindrica. It can be a non-toxic and
RECENT research in Indonesia has revealed that urban waste and bagasse from sugar cane can be used to generate electricity, reports Dewi Sartika for Panos Features. This would also help solve the
Epidemiological study on effect of air pollution on human health (adults) in Delhi
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