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Microbes are paving the way to sustainable wastewater treatment

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 3, 2019

One morning Namitha awoke to a frantic call, “He can’t breathe. When he inhales, his ribs ache”, said Panchi. Panchi was one of the young mothers of the community that she was volunteering with and is just one among the thousands who use polluted water from the Yamuna River...

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New government’s policy concerns on energy, water, environment, pollution and climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 3, 2019

Energy

Clean energy and clean mobility are set to get a big boost, and the government may...

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Experts stress on biodiversity conservation to keep Ganga clean

By : Sustainability ..., May 23, 2019

National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature jointly organised a one day workshop on the occasion of "The International Day for Biological...

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Freshwater pollution will be prime cause of death by 2050, warns UN report

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 15, 2019

Pollutants in our freshwater systems will see anti-microbial resistance become the number one cause of death by 2050, warns a landmark UN report compiled produced by 250 scientists from 70...

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Scientific disposal of waste should be carried out to check pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 27, 2019

Scientific disposal of construction and demolition waste should be carried out to check water and air pollution in the national capital, Delhi lieutenant governor Anil Baijal said Monday. Baijal chaired a meeting, also attended by city e nvironment minister Imran Hussain, on...

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IIT-Ropar makes low-cost device to check water pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 19, 2018

Officials of the Punjab Pollution Control Board may soon be spared the tasked of collecting samples from water bodies to check the level of pollution in them.

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10 projects worth Rs 1,573 crore approved for cleaning of Ganga

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 22, 2018

The executive committee of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved 10 projects worth Rs 1,573.28 crore, of which more than half the amount has been earmarked for Agra, the city...

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Cabinet approves agreement between India, Finland on environment protection

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 12, 2018

The government on Wednesday approved an agreement between India and Finland on cooperation in environment protection in both the countries.

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HC directs action on drains emptying untreated waste in Ganga

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 5, 2018

The High Court of Uttarakhand has directed that 65 drains emptying untreated waste in to the Ganga river should either be stopped or diverted. The court has also directed that the treatment of...

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NGT orders FIR against 124 polluting industries in west UP

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 9, 2018

In a strong-worded order on Wednesday, the National Green Tribunal directed the state pollution control board to register an FIR against 124 industrial units...

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