Argentina is proposing a law which will require that farmers turn everything from soybeans to beets into clean-burning biofuels to cut vehicle pollution and supply overseas markets.
Plagued by traffic pollution, Manali holiday resort in Himachal has started levying an ecotax on vehicles entering the town from outside.
Manali has perhaps become the first town in India to levy such a tax.
As people remake the world's landscapes, cutting forests, building roads and pushing margins of cities ever outward, infectious diseases are gaining new toeholds, cropping up in new places and new hosts, says a new survey.
The Environment Poll-ution Control Authority has found that it is just six nallahs that are the main culprits when it comes to the pollution of the Yamuna river.
According to a new survey, British fish are changing sex due to sewage in rivers that contains large amounts of female hormones, produced naturally by women or as a result of them taking the contraceptive pill.
How the world’s largest dam fares with other structures: Height of Washington Monument: 555 feet Height of the Three Gorges Dam in China: 575 Feet Concrete used to build the Panama Canal: 4.3 Million m3 Concrete required for Three Gorges Dam: 26.4 Million m3