Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal through the week
Microplastics again: Report flags threat to marine environment along Kanyakumari coast
Court Digest: Major environment hearings of the week (September 28-October 1, 2020)
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (September 25, 2020)
Raising a stink: Delhi’s Raota village sinks under wastewater
A village in outer Delhi is sinking in wastewater overflowing from the Najafgarh drain. That’s because of construction over ...
A trashed valley: Kashmir needs to segregate its waste at source
Despite clear regulations and court interventions, local governments continue to ignore Kashmir’s municipal solid waste crisis
EPCA chief pulls up Panipat officials for violating solid waste norms
A large number of illegal industries operate in Panipat; solid waste management is a major environmental concern
Food wrappers overtake cigarette butts as beach litter: Report
A record 4,771,602 food wrappers picked up in a single day by 943,195 volunteers of environmental advocacy group Ocean Conservancy ...
Red fox displacing blue counterparts in Norway’s alpine areas
Litter left by humans as well as roads are aiding the red fox in its spread, says study
India recycles only 1% of its construction and demolition waste: CSE
The rest remains strewn across, in landfills, or in plain sight everywhere, leading to air and water pollution
E-waste to increase 38% by 2030: Report
Most electronic waste around the world still not being collected and recycled properly: United Nations University
COVID-19: Revised guidelines show how biomedical waste must be handled
Extra precautions to be taken by sanitation workers, healthcare facilities and COVID-19 isolation wards are also described
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (June 22, 2020)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the ...
COVID-19: Wastewater surveillance can help discover spread, says scientist
Surveillance through wastewater-based epidemiology can help the country in its fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, according ...
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (May 20, 2020)
COVID-19: Here is what you should do to safely dispose your used mask
Some simple guidelines to ensure safe disposal of used masks
COVID-19: Finding clues to containment in wastewater
Australia, the Netherlands and Massachusetts have found traces of the virus in wastewater so far
Is implementation of plastic ban in various states confined to paper?
No takers for recycling of many single-use plastic products, says report
Kerala has taken a bold step with its ban on single-use plastics
Whether it will be successful remains to be seen; however, it is a praiseworthy step nonetheless
Ten zero-waste cities: How Malabon in the Philippines took on the challenge of waste
One of the city's districts, Portrero, institutionalised its zero waste programme through policies; it success at waste reduct are ...
Ten zero-waste cities: How Capannori inspired other European municipalities on zero waste
Taking a proactive, holistic approach and involving residents in all stages of policy development were key elements that led the ...
Ten zero-waste cities: How Tacloban in the Philippines managed to spruce itself up
With a decentralised waste management system, the city was able to save on waste management and reduce its landfill-bound ...
Ten zero-waste cities: How Seoul came to be among the best in recycling
Strong policy instruments and good implementation did the trick for South Korea's capital
Ten zero-waste cities: Kamikatsu, Japan’s zero-waste miracle town
Japan’s first municipality to make a ‘zero waste declaration’, the town is well on its way to becoming fully ...
Ten zero-waste cities: How Thiruvananthapuram cleaned up its act
Kerala’s capital popularised a model that minimised waste creation