Net Free Seas has salvaged 15 tons of waste netting from sea waters in its first year of operation.
Tackling menstruation sustainably: How India's battle to provide environment-friendly sanitary pads is far from won
Though the Suvidha Initiative, which Narendra Modi championed in his Independence Day Speech, helped improve access to affordable sanitary pads, the oxo-degradable pads do not meet environmental quality standards
Criminals profiteering off plastic waste, adding to polluting by burning them instead of recycling: Interpol report
Illicit shipments of waste have surged towards South and Southeast Asian nations in the last two years after restrictions on imports were tightened in China in early 2018.
Thailand's tourist drought leaves space for shy sea mammal, 30-strong herd of dugongs spotted off Libong island
Human intrusion and marine pollution have made dugong sightings in southern Thailand rare in recent years.
Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Two NGOs draft 'green manifesto', demand ban on cutting of trees, I-T rebate for using public transport
Ahead of the Delhi assembly election, two environmental NGOs have drafted a "green manifesto" demanding a blanket ban on the felling of trees and income tax rebate for those using metro train and bus for travel
India's prime minister urged the nation to stop using single-use plastic but states and cities remained underprepared.
India's per capita plastic consumption is 11 kilogrammes as compared to 109 kilogrammes that the USA consumes.
India has long way to go on meeting climate goals, Narendra Modi's target 'unrealistic', say environmental experts
It will take a long time before India achieves its Paris climate conference goals, environment experts said on Monday, terming as 'unrealistic' Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on reaching the target set for 2030 in the next year and a half
On 1 January 2018, China closed its doors to almost all foreign plastic waste, as well as other recyclables.
Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur Municipal Corporation to open 'Garbage Cafe', collect plastic in exchange for food
AMC will open 'Garbage Cafe' within few days under which poor people and rag pickers will get free food in exchange for one kilogram of plastic. The initiative, however, drew harsh criticism from opposition parties. But locals are of the view that the city would become cleaner after the initiative is in place.
Scientists believe that farmers can use this technique to make diesel, to fuel their tractors, on their farms.
They use the plastic to make eco-bricks that are used for the construction of new school building, toilets, etc.
Malaysia & the Philippines are threatening to ship 60 containers each back to exporting countries.
Malaysia to send 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to countries of origin; identifies 14 nations, including US, as perpetrators
Malaysia will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from, the environment minister said on Tuesday, the latest Asian country to reject rich countries’ rubbish
Many people who climb the mountain pay very little attention to the ugly footprint they leave behind.
Over 25 state govts face Rs 1 crore fine for flouting NGT’s deadline for submitting action plans on plastic waste disposal
Over 25 state governments may have to pay environment compensation of Rs one crore each for not submitting their respective action plans on systematic disposal of plastic waste to the CPCB as the 30 April deadline
The female whale beached off the northern coast of Sardinia, within the vast Pelagos marine sanctuary.
The gasoline-like fuel made from plastic waste can be used in vehicles already on our roads today.
If an individual recycled all the world's plastic, they would be the richest person on the planet.
The plastic barrier is intended to act like a coastline, trapping about 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic