Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
After years of pranged possibilities and piggyback rides, India has attained independent satellite launch capability
In this GATT era, Indian drugs and pharmaceutical scientists have belatedly begun to focus on drug, rather than on process, development
Despite desperate combing operations, the plague bacillus is playing hide-and-seek with doctors
A Supreme Court order has put the fate of the ambitious Ganga Action Plan in doubt
Nepal is slated to be a major hydropower supplier in South Asia with the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Australian government for a US$ 590-milli...
As the malaria parasite and its mosquito carrier become increasingly immune to pesticides and drugs, a recourse to vaccines seems to be the only option
Biological molecules hold the key to understanding diverse life processes and to correct aberrations
New Delhi has become the hub of the burgeoning air traffic in Asia. But does it have the mathematical precision to avoid traffic snarls in the air?
Several Western nations have decided to stipulate high environmental standards for the goods they import. The step demands the substitution of several chemicals deemed harmful with ecologically benign ones, and suitable technological modifications -- an expensive proposition. Many see the measure as little more than camouflaged protectionism
India is struggling to meet the environmental standards that its leather importers have stipulated
Europe has taken the lead in preparing an eco-label for leather products
Germany's packaging ordinance could let money out of India's export till
The army has taken to environment resuscitation with prganised fervour, but is still facing a barrage of criticism from state forest
Soldiers are forcefully bunginging saplings into Bikaner's parched soil
The people of the Netarhat plateau in Bihar refuse to move out of the range of fire
Developing nations insist that industrialised countries are reneging on their part of the deal in cleaning up the atmosphere
Internecine wrangling in Europe and the US has hindered the establishment of the World Trade Organisation, which intends to bring about a sea-change in international commerce
Central Asian states wrangle over water use, even as the world's 4th-largest inland waterbody dries up
The land of proletarian bicycles might soon be taken over by cars, which will bring in their wake the problems of pollution and dwindling energy supplies