A recent Supreme Court order, reinstating a ban on the sale of firecrackers before the festival of Diwali, is the latest in the long line of desperate judicial interventions to deal with environment issues.
Asia's industrial boom is exacerbating water pollution in the region, but research shows the rural poor have little information about who is polluting their water, the toxins they are exposed to, and the resulting health impacts.
Dagmar Haase –
As weather patterns shift because of climate change, it's time to review whether our cities are able to protect us from the coming floods and heatwaves. Here are some ways to rethink how our cities are built.
Soumya Sarkar, Juhi Chaudhary and Sapna Gopal, thethirdpole.net –
Allocations for renewable energy and environment in India’s federal budget have left both the clean energy sector and conservationists unhappy.
The world's wild fisheries have already been fished to the sustainable limit. Could sustainable, productive aquaculture make up for this and feed the world? Researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara, say yes.