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Court digest: Major environment hearings in February

While every week, Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, high courts and National Green Tribunal, …

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Election Commission, NGT, environment ministry say no to plastics in 2019 poll campaigning

Efforts are on for the first time to reduce the use of non-degradable materials during the upcoming general elections

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Court digest: Major environment hearings of the week (Feb 11-15)

Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal

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Some vertical gardens

Ludhiana's Income-Tax department officials have turned plastic into greenery on a wall under the Green-Plastic Initiative
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Haryana has gone deaf

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Noise pollution forces patients to check out of hospitals: study

Noise levels in intensive care units have been found to be as high as that generated by loud music coming through headphones

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DRC: Oil drilling allowed in last refuge of 'Critically Endangered' apes

The UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to half the world’s mountain gorillas

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Pollution in news on May 14

Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and debates on pollution

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Pollution in news on May 1

Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and developments on pollution

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How silent are silence zones in India?

A study monitored 17 silence zones in Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Lucknow and found that none of them came …

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After ‘bias’ row, Bombay HC judge brought back to hear noise pollution case

Maharashtra government faced flak for accusing Justice Oka of bias and trying to transfer the case to a different bench

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