First water atlas of the Himalayas launched in Paris
Respond immediately or face closure: CPCB to non-compliant industries along the Ganga
Kerala, flanked on the west by the Arabian Sea and on the east by the Western Ghats is bestowed with enviable natural resources. It has 44 rivers spanning its lush green landscape and rainfall that averages as high as 3000 mm a year.
Perchlorate is a chemical that is extensively used in the arms and ammunition industry.
This I-Day new name given to the Agriculture Ministry and the Swachh Vidyalaya mission accomplished
In the last 26 years, polluted river stretches rise from 22 to over 300
One of history’s worst dam bursts took place in Gujarat in 1979 when the four-kilometer long Machhu Dam II on the Machhu River collapsed. This led to a deluge in the industrial city of Morbi located five kilometers downstream as well as surrounding rural areas destroying thousands of homes and lives. While this was a tragedy, it was by no means an isolated one.
Endosulfan, a pesticide, has been banned in Kerala after its adverse effects were first realised in 1981.
New criteria for villages and Gram Panchayats to be termed Open Defacation Free
While the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala have opposing stands on the Mullaperiyar dam, civil society actors have provided alternatives to the old dam whose decommissioning is bound to happen sooner or later. They have also pointed out the inappropriateness of building a new dam on Mullaperiyar.