To prevent the disruption of local hydrology, residents of the Nuvem village in South Goa are protesting the building of a highway bypass that is inundating their paddy fields with monsoon rainwater, leading to crop loss.
People in Paksitan are leaving their villages en masse as the Indus delta sinking means they cannot farm or fish and have no freshwater, thanks to sea level rise and dams upstream
Centre frames new draft rules for coastal zones: Goa shack owners happy while environmentalists express concern
The Centre's new draft rules governing the country"s coastline have evoked a mixed reaction in Goa where environmentalists expressed concern over the norms while shack owners said their business will get a boost.
The Sindhudurg administration is keeping a strict watch on boats to check any 'blast fishing' in view of the mysterious sounds reported by locals.
Scientists suggested the measures to tackle marine pollution from plastics at the 5th International Conference on Ecotoxicology and Environmental Sciences.
Maharashtra government is awaiting a final approval of the revised design of the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, official sources said in Mumbai on Tuesday.