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.
The Supreme Court has ordered the committee for conservation, supervision and experimentation of animals to carry out inspection in units which produce anti-venom serum from blood taken from horses and see if these units are following the norms. Passing orders on a public interest litigation (PIL), the court said that the committee should order closure of the units which are flouting the set norms.