एनजीटी ने कहा गंगा में रोकें प्रदूषण या राज्य दें हर महीने 10 लाख रुपये का जुर्माना
1 नवंबर, 2019 से गंगा में बिना शोधन सीवेज की निकासी को रोकने के लिए उत्तर प्रदेश और उत्तराखंड को अंतरिम उपाय करने होंगे। ...
Dry cleaning Hussainsagar
Telangana plans to first empty Hyderabad's great lake and then refill it with rainwater. Experts say it is nothing but a harebrained plan
'78% of sewage generated in India remains untreated'
Analysis and reporting by Centre for Science and Environment and Down To Earth magazine reveal how Indian cities are disposing of excreta in an …
बाधाओं बीच अविरल नर्मदा
‘सौंदर्य की नदी’ नर्मदा नित नए संकटों से घिरने के बावजूद अपनी अविरलता, अपनी जीवंतता छोड़ने को तैयार नहीं है। मगर विकास की आधुनिक ...
Namami Gange: 5 reasons why Ganga will not be clean by 2020
Even after 4 years and an allotment of Rs 22,000 crore, Modi’s flagship programme is far from being a success
Brazil’s sewage woes reflect the growing global water quality crisis
Wastewater treatment systems are hamstrung by outdated tests that don't identify a growing array of pathogens
Will Dehradun riverfront development project really help the city?
It focuses more on beautification aspects rather than rejuvenating the rivulets that flow through the city
We looked for South Africa’s ‘missing’ plastic litter. This is what we found
South Africa is ranked as the 11th worst offender in terms of land-based sources of litter entering the sea
Court digest: Major environment hearings of the week (Feb 15-22)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
Polluted rivers pose risk to human health in three continents
Water pollution level has increased in Asia, Africa and Latin America, putting aquatic flora and fauna under extinction threat
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (May 3, 2019)
Karnataka government seeks more time to clean Bellandur Lake
Officials say that one month is too short a period to finish cleaning as they need to redirect the waste currently being dumped in the lake
With about 4 per cent of the water resources of the world, India should have been a water-adequate nation. However, in 2011 India turned into a …
Mining ban around Sasthamkotta lake
Conservation plan in the works for Kerala's biggest freshwater lake
Just a lament
गंगा पुनरुद्धार के लिए 3000 करोड़ रुपए का ऋण देगा विश्वबैंक
इस 3,000 करोड़ रुपए में से 2,858 करोड़ रुपए ऋण के रूप में और 142 करोड़ रुपए प्रस्तावित गारंटी के रूप में होंगे।
Okhla waste-energy plant gets show cause notice
The Timarpur Okhla Waste Management Company has been given 15 days to respond why they defied the terms of the Environment Clearance
When will coliform matter?
India fails to notify standards for treated sewage
NGT pulls up UP municipalities for sewage discharge into Ganga
The tribunal refuses to accept financial crunch as the reason behind the nagar palikas polluting the river
Why excreta matters? Sunita Narain answers
After NGT asks for stringent norms for STPs — a new dilemma
Switching to new norms for all existing and upcoming sewage treatment plants (STPs) is going to be a mammoth task
Urban shit: where does it all go?
India is staring at a big sanitation crisis and needs to reinvent its excreta disposal mechanism
A civilisational loss
For more than two decades, Huta Ram Baidya has led the Save Bagmati River campaign. An affable, octogenarian activist and Nepal’s first …