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Travelling to Netherlands? Check out this Dutch zoo for its coral 'Noah's Ark'

With corals under threat globally from climate change, overfishing and pollution, Burgers' Zoo in Arnhem is creating a back-up of endangered species.

Divers with gloved hands gently nestled the first self-bred corals from the World Coral Conservatory project amongst their cousins in Europe's largest coral reef at the Burgers' Zoo in Arnhem, eastern Netherlands. Travelling to Netherlands? Check out this Dutch zoo for its coral 'Noah's Ark' to preserve endangered reefs (AP Photo)
Published on Apr 23, 2024 01:10 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Arnhem, Netherlands

Supreme Court seeks ‘concrete action plan’ to fix Delhi’s garbage woes

The court was hearing a petition on pollution in Delhi filed by environmental activist and lawyer MC Mehta in 1985

Firefighting vehicles at the Ghazipur Landfill area in New Delhi on April 22, 2024.(Vipin Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 23, 2024 04:38 AM IST
ByAbraham Thomas

In Lucknow’s waste-side story, plastic peril paints grim picture

Nearly 300 metric tonnes of plastic waste is generated in Lucknow every day -- a five-fold jump from 59 tonnes in 2015 that poses a threat to human health, depletes nutritional quality of soil and raises concerns about the long-term environmental impact

The Chowk Nala area, which lies behind the famous Bada Imambara, is covered in plastics (Deepak Gupta/Hindutan Times)
Updated on Apr 22, 2024 06:08 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Polluted groundwater a health hazard for Gaunspur residents

The villagers added that the foul smell from the dyeing units also cause several health ailments and make it difficult to live in the area; the village has a population of nearly 500

Residents allege that they have to use the groundwater polluted by Buddha Nullah as the four-hour supply by the water and sanitation department is inadequate. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 22, 2024 05:12 AM IST
BySukhpreet Singh, Ludhiana

NGT asks PCMC to submit report on Pavana river pollution

Pavana River which originates south of Lonavla from the Western Ghats and flows from around 24 km through Pimpri-Chinchwad city is a major source of drinking water in the area

As per findings, the board mentioned that the BOD parameter exceeded 30 mg/l at Pimpri Station on December 5, 2023, and at Kasarwadi Station on January 8, 2024. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 11, 2024 05:02 AM IST
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