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CPCB fails to file report on water pollution at Bhopal site

July 15th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has failed to file a report in the Supreme Court on the status of groundwater contamination at the Union ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Now, trees can detect soil, water contaminants

April 18th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 18 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla have proved that trees can really let you know about unseen degradation of their environment.They have developed a method to detect ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shale gas extraction is fraught with problems

November 21st, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Killugudi Jayaraman Bangalore, Nov 21 (IANS) "We are trying to usher in a shale gas era", Petroleum Minister Murli Deora exulted after signing an agreement with the United States for shale ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bhopal gas survivors want to meet Obama

November 6th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 6 (IANS) Even before US President Barack Obama landed in Mumbai, about a hundred survivors from the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy staged a demonstration outside the Union Carbide factory ... Read more...

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Scientists suggest solutions for poisonous well water crisis in South Asia

June 2nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Over 100 million people in rural southern Asia drink water contaminated with unsafe levels of arsenic - sourced by well water.These people face double the risk of cancer, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

High arsenic level in drinking water poses serious threat to Pak Punjab residents

March 1st, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar. 1 (ANI): Rising level of arsenic in the drinking water is increasing becoming a serious threat for the residents of Pakistan's southern Punjab, as cancer, still births, post-neonatal mortality are ... Read more...

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First Konkani animation film focuses on Goa environment

January 13th, 2009 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 13 (IANS) Groundwater contamination, mega residential projects, killing of frogs for meat - all this and more find voice in the first ever Konkani animation film "Saimakaden Samvad" that focuses ... Read more...

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Flood-prone Bihar to get ‘eco-sanitation’ toilets

May 21st, 2008 - 11:46 am ICT by admin
By Imran Khan Patna, May 21 (IANS) Around 300 special 'eco-sanitation toilets' are to be constructed before the rainy season in flood-prone areas of Bihar in a bid to prevent spread of water-borne ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |