Monday, Dec 05, 2022

environmental hazards


Fast fashion: From environmental damage to poor wages, the dangers of this rising industry

December 20, 2021 12:19 pm

A 2019 UN report stated that the clothing industry is responsible for 20 per cent of water waste on a global level

47,409 farm fires in Punjab so far, 72% of them in November

November 10, 2021 10:23 am

On Tuesday, Punjab also crossed the stubble burning figures for the corresponding period in 2019. Punjab had reported 45,334 fires that year till November 9.

Karnataka: Proposal to build concrete road to 'trekkers paradise' Kodachadri raises environmental concerns

September 29, 2021 7:19 am

One of the major concerns of environmentalists is that the project falls in the eco-sensitive zone of the Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary. The KRDCL has sought the diversion of 5.50 hectares of fresh forest area land and 0.0676 hectares of non-forest land for the project.

Managing Risks From Overlapping Hazards

June 13, 2021 1:01 pm

Cyclones along the Western and Eastern coasts amidst the pandemic alert us to the need for year-long preparedness, approaching a multi-disciplinary approach to averting disasters, reducing vulnerabilities.

AIIMS to go green: Harsh Vardhan

June 06, 2014 1:14 am

The new-look AIIMS will have water conservation and waste water recycling systems in place.

Illegal mining: 3 drivers held with sand trolleys

December 02, 2010 3:54 am

Illegal mining of sand from the Sutlej river continues despite the ban and the environmental hazards involved.