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West facing windows can be a big source of heat, first measure which you...
Why all these are not applicable to Tuticorin port or the one planned in AP or WB ?
What an eye opener! As an environmental engineer,disposal of sanitary napkins has always been a concern during waste...
Was the Supreme Court correct in saying that the former Union minister of environment and forests had betrayed public trust?
The industry begrudges being left in the dark about the Cabinet's decision to form an environment appellate authority competent to tackle complaints and hearings on developmental projects
By reducing the number of oil changes in buses a new recycler cuts down on emissions
The Centre gets absolute authority over the country's rich biodiversity under an MEF draft
Poachers threaten the survival of bull elephants in Simlipal, needed for the breeding of the species and transfer of typical genetic traits
A pipeline burst in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, subjected the city's residents to a major water crisis and exposed the unpreparedness of the authorities
Iron and steel industry acknowledges the havoc it wreaks on the environment
Excess of any thing is bad, and nitrogen is no exception. The benevolent gas is actually responsible for immense ecological damage
Ancient Sahara was wetter and wilder before. Changes in vegetation have played a role in transforming its climate
Forest fires can actually lead to enrichment of soil and enhanced growth of vegetation
Microorganisms prove effective in recycling old tyres stockpiled in landfill areas
Strange but true. Health workers in Africa are successfully using antibiotics to slow down the spread of AIDS
Public health could be under a serious threat if organ transplants from animals are carelessly conducted
The killer malarial parasite may become vulnerable if drugs that target a particular enzyme are developed
Whole milk from cows fed on an enriched diet could save humans from the risk of developing cancer
Sex lives of parasites may have an important role to play in the evolution of diseases
An unusual conference focuses on sociability as an essential part of the species' survival kit
Thought to be lifestyle-related till now, heart diseases might have their origins in the womb
Kitchen waste and aquatic weeds are the newest sources for biogas and manure. The days of cowdung are numbered
Modifications in a traditional water harvesting system promises to augment supplies
A cold storage system that does without power and skilled labour has been developed
..per villager per year. And the benefit of an ultraviolet disinfectant is potable water for a community of 1,000 people for 15 years
Indian coir industry pins its hopes on the growing market for coir in the West
...with materials that can sense changes in the environment and adjust accordingly
Developed by an agricultural institute , electric rickshaws can combat auto pollution
Increasing acid rain. Higher temperatures. Water scarcity. Shrinking farmlands. Reducing biodiversity. This is what the years leading to AD 2050 have in store for us
In a poor country, cost-effectiveness has to be the byword for municipal wastewater treatment. And the upward anaerobic sludge blanket technology offers just that. Indira Khurana examines the pros and cons of putting this technology into operation
Environmental problems in Pakistan have grabbed media headlines, but never the serious attention of its leaders. The country's brief rendezvous with environmental concern, during Benazir Bhutto's last stint as Prime Minister, has also abruptly ended with the current political uncertainty
Existing clean-up technology or treatment plants have failed to check pollution by our errant industries, especially the chlorine-based units
Computer models mapping the future course of the universe predict its demise; later than sooner!
The environmental costs of development projected by a World Bank study may be staggering, but a lot has been left unaccounted for
The cover story 'Facing a silent spring...', (Down To Earth, Vol 5, No 13), about its editor Anil Agarwal's personal tryst with the consequences of environmental devastation, has elicited numerous responses. Although a selected few are published here, all unanimously convey a sense of indignation at the deteriorating state of the country's environment and call for action, for an expression of solidarity