In this show, take a look a look at the impact on environment.
Chennai: The Madras High Court has ordered Sterlite Industries, the subsidiary of Vedanta Group, to close its copper smelter plant in Tuticorin in southern Tamil Nadu for violation of environmental laws.
The court held that the facility should be closed because of its proximity to an ecologically fragile area and has also faulted Sterlite for not developing a green belt around the plant in southern Tamil Nadu.
Mumbai: About two lakh Ganeshas were immersed across 80 immersion points in the city on Wednesday.
Although BMC officials and volunteers had asked people not to dump flowers and plaster of paris on the beaches, this has not made much of an impact.
New Delhi: As hopes for any deal on global warming dims at the Cancun meet later this year, UN climate chief Christiana Figueres on Wednesday made it clear that the Kyoto Protocol will continue post 2012 as a second protocol since it does not have a "sunset" clause.
"Yes, it (Kyoto Protocol) will continue to exist as a second protocol because it does not have a sunset clause. It does not end," said Figueres, newly-appointed executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
New Delhi: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has agreed to be the national green ambassador to initiate eco-friendly campaigns in India, Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh announced Monday.
"I have been talking to Priyanka about how she can be a part of environment friendly campaigns nationally and be involved with projects such as tiger conservation and river cleaning, especially the Ganga river. I have said that this would be like her public service," Ramesh said at a press conference here.
Washington: BP said on Wednesday it was close to subduing its ruptured Gulf of Mexico oil well, and the White House hailed the "beginning of the end" of efforts to contain the worst spill in the US history.
After months of setbacks in efforts to permanently plug the deep-sea well, BP said heavy drilling mud injected into it on Tuesday was stemming the flow of crude.
Barmer: As the Rajasthan government clamped a complete ban on plastic bags recently, the students have decided to send out the message in a unique way.
Moscow: Climate change on the planet may make the Arctic Ocean ice-free by 2050, a top Russian expert has said.
"In 30-40 years, the Arctic may have no ice in the summertime, including the North Pole," Director of the Russian Meteorological Centre Alexander Frolov said.
The Environment Ministry says Kerala CPM's pet project at Kunnur will harm the mangroves in the region.
San Francisco: Silicon Valley has seen the light, and it's LED.
The incandescent light bulb has had the global lighting market in its grip for more than 130 years, building into a more than $100 billion industry.