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  • Spent Pot Lining

    Recently, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) held a hearing regarding scientific disposal of spent pot lining(SPL) from the aluminium...

    18 Jul 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Leachate Treatment

    The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has commissioned a leachate treatment plant at the Okhla landfill to overcome the problem of seepage...

    17 Jul 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Role of Forest in Climate Change

    This article is based on editorial “Turning down the heat: on forest restoration”, which appeared in The Hindu on 11 July 2019. It...

    11 Jul 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • National Electric Mobility Mission: 2020

    Under its National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP), the government is targeting to achieve 6-7 million sales of electric and hybrid vehicles...

    10 Jul 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Gangetic Dolphins Found in Mahananda River

    For the first time, a population of Gangetic River Dolphins has been found in the Mahananda river, in Bihar’s Kishanganj district. Dolphins...

    06 Jul 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Hydrogen-Enriched Compressed Natural Gas (HCNG)

    Delhi will be the first city in the country to roll out hydrogen-enriched compressed natural gas (HCNG) buses for public transport from November...

    05 Jul 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Shrinking Sea Ice Extent

    As per the study of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), after decades of gradual increases, Antarctic sea ice is now decreasing,...

    05 Jul 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Tamil Yeoman

    Tamil Nadu has declared the Tamil Yeoman butterfly species (endemic to western ghats) as the state butterfly. Tamil Yeoman (Cirrochroa thais) is...

    03 Jul 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Airplane Contrails and Global Warming

    According to a recent study, the airplanes contrails contribute more to global warming than the CO2 emitted by an aircraft. Moreover, the...

    01 Jul 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Ozone Pollution

    According to the data presented by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in the Lok Sabha, ozone was reported as a prominent...

    29 Jun 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • In Depth – Melting Himalayas

    Ice protects the Earth and oceans by reflecting excess heat back into space. However, human activity, especially since the industrial revolution...

    27 Jun 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • ‘Jal Hi Jeevan Hai’ Scheme

    Jal Hi Jeevan Hai Scheme has been launched by the Haryana government. The scheme has been launched with an aim to encourage farmers to adopt crop...

    26 Jun 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Cement Pollution

    The production of cement is a cause of 7 % of global carbon dioxide emissions, more than what comes from all the trucks in the world. Cement’s...

    25 Jun 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Water Vulnerable Megacities in India

    Four Indian cities, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai and Delhi have been ranked among the top 20 megacities in the world facing high levels of water...

    25 Jun 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Membrane to Clean Toxic Effluents

    Recently the scientists at Council of Scientific and Industrial Research- North East Institute of Science and Technology (CSIR-NEIST) have developed...

    21 Jun 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

    The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed every year on 17th June. India for the first time will host the 14th session of the...

    18 Jun 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Temples and Turtle Conservation

    Conservation program for turtles is being implemented in Assam by involving the network of temples across the State. Species that have disappeared...

    17 Jun 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • G20 and Marine Plastic Waste

    The Group of 20 (G20) environment ministers, on 15th June, 2019, agreed to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of...

    17 Jun 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Unapproved Sowing of Genetically Modified Crops

    The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has sought a detailed report on the sowing of unapproved Genetically Modified (GM)...

    14 Jun 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • People's Ingestion Of Plastic

    The World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF) study has revealed that people worldwide could be ingesting five grams of microscopic plastic particles...

    13 Jun 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

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