Scuba diver’s sixer under the sea
An ardent fan of CSK, Aravind wishes to use the opportunity of celebration to further his efforts.
Rage against plastic
Photographer and entrepreneur Praveen Muraleedharan’s images are terrifying. The dark side of the plastic menace and its victims are his subject
Mammoth trouble as plastic waste found in jumbo dung in Anamalai Tiger Reserve
The trend indicates that elephants are consuming plastic along with food waste because of poor waste management by Valparai municipality.
Manufacture seek stay on government order on banning plastic used in packaging goods
However, another GO was issued in 2020 extending the ban on use of plastics for packaging goods.
Plastic waste: A challenge with multiple opportunities
The key challenges in India concerning plastic waste management are littering, segregation at source and lack of infrastructure for subsequent management.
Telangana Minister shares worrying facts on plastic pollution
Students who participated in the hackathon organised by TSPCB last week were also felicitated.
Navy collects 4,700kg of plastic, non-biodegradable waste from Kochi coastline
A 2km stretch of the Venduruthy channel was also cleaned restoring about 1 lakh sqm of mangroves along the channel’s banks.
No hollow threat! Crab spotted using plastic container for shell
Hermit crabs have a soft abdomens and lack a protective carapace. The species uses empty snail shells or other hollow objects as shelter to protect itself from predators.
Plastic waste biggest threat to environment
The degradation of ecosystems has a cascading effect on wildlife and the livelihoods of millions of natural resource-dependent people.
Karnataka takes first step in clearing plastic from seas
Karnataka, which is a leader in environmental protection and in ensuring an increase in wildlife population, now it has become the first state to control plastic pollution on its coasts.
Beating plastic pollution the focus of this year's World Environment Day
On Sunday, the civic body conducted a 'flash mob' in a bus stand in Zone 1 to create awareness among the people on the importance of garbage segregation.
Microplastic pollution saw 7-fold rise on Kerala coast post-2018 flood, says study
The study assessed microplastic pollution along the 300km stretch from Kozhikode to Kollam, and compared it with data prior to the deluge.
Focus on ending plastic waste menace: Vijayawada municipal corporation
The aim of this forum is to strengthen the national framework for managing plastic waste in close collaboration with the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Govt. of India.
Former CJI Ramana takes part in cleaning drive to make Tirumala plastic-free
As many as 1,600 bags of plastic waste were collected from the ghat roads. TTD EO AV Dharma Reddy said that sanitation workers had gone on a lightning strike 25 days ago without any prior notice.
Matchbox producers in TN upset as government fails to consider lighters as single-use plastics
Back home in Tamil Nadu, which is the major supplier of matchboxes across the country, the import of plastic lighters has played a drastic spoilsport for the match factories.
DTPC to make eco-bricks using waste generated at tourism spots in Thiruvananthapuram
Eco-bricks can make wonders and we will create seating arrangements and make the destination more attractive.
Odisha: Kochilei haat to be plastic-free zone soon
BMC additional commissioner Suvendu Kumar Sahoo said as a strategic design the market has been chosen for community driven activities.
25 tonnes of banned plastic seized in Kerala; Rs 16 lakh fine imposed
Squads deployed after Brahmapuram fire book 1,083 violators during surprise raids conducted between March 23 and April 4
Civic body instals cloth bag kiosks to make Hyderabad plastic-free
The civic body has set up another machine near JNTU Rythu Bazar, Kukatpally and it will be made operational shortly.
BMC seizes 1.5 tonne plastic, imposes Rs 25k fine
As the team entered the house, it detected stock of 1.5 tonne including singe-use plastic glasses, thermocol cutleries and polythene bags.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test