September 2, 2014
Makes it mandatory to cover bulk cargo in general cargo berth with tarpaulin. The port annually handles 17 to 18 million tonne of coking coal, out of which thermal and steam coal are estimated at four to five million tonne.
August 24, 2014
Krushna Patil, the youngest Indian woman to climb Mt. Everest, to join the eight member international team
August 19, 2014
Visteel Mahila Samiti (VMS) president Preeti Roy, secretary R. Wilson, and other members have launched ‘Go green’ campaign at Ukkunagaram.They planted flower-bearing saplings on the premises...
August 11, 2014
People in the business of food are trying their hardest to reduce use of plastic, but say they cannot do it single-handedly and desperately need our help »
August 5, 2014
China’s smog-plagued capital has announced plans to ban the use of coal by the end of 2020 as the country fights deadly levels of pollution, especially in major cities.
August 4, 2014
The vast mangrove forest in the Sunderbans is fast losing its capacity to absorb carbon dioxide, one of the main greenhouse gases, from the atmosphere due to rise in the salinity of water, ramp...
July 28, 2014
Festivals in forests give a nightmare not only to wildlife but also to forest officials »
July 24, 2014
India has one of the longest coastlines in the world. We have a unique beach terrain in almost every state. And we are proud of it. But what we forget is to take care of our beaches and oceans.
July 18, 2014
A city-based start-up is hoping to make us breathe cleaner air, with protective masks which are stylish to boot »
August 26, 2014
Aim is to check pollution by promoting use of clay idols. Drawing the attention of the netizens through an online format, Ken Foundation has uploaded a green poster on Facebook.
August 22, 2014
A dozen artisans from Kolkata have gathered at a tiny village, Tarakaturu in Krishna District to mould the clay brought from sacred river Ganga into lively Ganesha idols this season. Their exquisite skill in making clay idols is reflecting on the face of each of the hundred idols put on sale. About 1,000 eco-friendly Ganesha idols are kept ready to be distributed among the government schools across the district, infusing the green concept into young minds. Text and Photographs – T. Appala Naidu
August 13, 2014
The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the dip in "urgency" the BJP-led NDA government is showing in the Ganga river purification project, asking if plans to purify the 2,500 km long...
NEWARK, New Jersey,
August 8, 2014
A new show wants to redefine the meaning of trashy television. »
August 4, 2014
‘Lack of regulatory mechanism paves way for illegal mining’. The district has rich deposits of bauxite ore, which has not been explored due to alleged contravention of Supreme Court ruling in Samata case. Besides laterite and granites, the district has low grade iron ore, quartz, white clay and semi-precious stones.
July 31, 2014
Anti-Corruption Bureau officials arrested a Senior Environmental Engineer of the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board for reportedly owning assets disproportionate to his known sources of income,...
SURGIDERO DE BATABANO, Cuba,
July 24, 2014
Many people in this hamlet on the southern coast of Cuba remember when the shore lay about 100 meters farther out. That was four decades ago.
Since then, rising waters have gradually swal...
July 22, 2014
Kuntala and Pochera waterfalls which witness a steady flow of visitors are a picture of neglect as the potential tourist hubs are littered with garbage and ill-maintained parks »
July 17, 2014
The erosion of the beach at Mangamaripeta and near the Kursura Submarine Museum has been happening for decades, however, it has increased since 2007. The waves are higher than usual and their heig...
July 15, 2014
Tens of thousands of tons of spent fuel stored at nuclear power plants will remain dangerously radioactive for thousands of years a vexing problem that nuclear-powered nations around the world face. After decades of studies, scientists now agree that underground storage is the best option, but finding a community willing to host a radioactive dump site is difficult. Here’s a look at what some countries are doing.