Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Indian Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, and Erik Solheim, UN Under Secretary General and Head of UN Environment, jointly announced that India will be hosting the global World Environment Day celebrations on June 5 2018.
Improved drinking water, sanitation and handwashing (WASH) interventions reduced child diarrhoea in rural Bangladesh, but contrary to expectations, did not impact child growth — indicates findings from new study by International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B) and US collaborators.
A group of prominent scientists and economists have issued a stark warning to the Australian politicians: The Murray-Darling basin plan is failing to achieve environmental goals and is a ‘gross waste’ of money.
Plastic has become one of the environment's biggest adversaries. In little more than half a century, we have produced nine billion tons of it globally. And though we have a growing awareness of how it is choking our streets and rivers, smothering and strangling marine life, and even ending up in our food, it is more ubiquitous than ever, dw.com wrote.
The UK government needs to end its reliance on its error-hit ‘hostile environment’ policy towards illegal migrants because it is not only deeply distressing to those involved but also undermines the credibility of immigration enforcement, MPs have said.
More than 18,000 Chinese officials failed to take any action or performed badly in protecting the environment since 2016, according to a national crackdown that saw Beijing inspectors visit some of the world’s most polluted cities.