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Antibiotics pose environmental risks, says study

London |Wednesday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
Although antibiotics prevent bacterial infections, they may adversely harm microbes that are essential to a healthy environment, a study has warned.... read..
 

Haryana to appoint AEOs (sport) to improve ports environment in schools

Chandigarh | Monday, Jul 24 2017 IST
The Haryana School Education Department will conduct appointments of talented Assistant Education Officers (AEOs) (Sports) to improve the sports environment in all government schools. The applications have been invited for the appointment of AEOs (Sports... read..
 

Indira Gandhi saw herself as an environmentalist, not politician: Jairam Ramesh

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
Indira Gandhi may have been criticised for her policies during her tenure as Prime Minister and called authoritative but what people hardly knows is that she was very much an environmentalist and naturalist, said senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on th... read..
 

Trump administration seeks to sidestep border wall environmental study -sources

By Emily Flitter NEW YORK | Saturday, Jul 22 2017 IST
The US Customs and Border Patrol plans to use a 2005 anti-terror law to sidestep an environmental impact study for a section of President Donald Trump's border wall that will pass through a Texas national refuge for endangered ocelots, according to two go... read..
 

'India's smart cities' plan can adversely impact environment'

London |Saturday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
The Indian government's vision to create 100 new smart cities to support the rapidly growing urban population could have a significant detrimental impact on the environment, a study has warned.... read..
 

On World Environment Day, activists want rivers declared as 'national asset'

Agra |Monday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Earlier this year, a court declared that Ganga and Yamuna rivers should be treated as "living entities". But is that enough to spread awareness about saving the rivers in the country? Eco-warriors don't think so. On World Environment Day, activists in Agr... read..
 

Majuli aims to be India's first carbon-neutral district (Environmental Feature) (With Images)

Majuli (Assam) |Sunday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
It's the world's biggest river island and the first such in India to be declared a district. Now plans are afoot to declare it the country's first carbon-neutral district by 2020.... read..
 
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