Date: November 21-23, 2016 Venue: Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi Language: English
CSE invites colleges/ universities to participate in the Ganga Monitoring Project CSE is conducting a profile of the Water Quality of the holy river, Ganga. The river Ganga covers almost five states: namely Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal. During its journey, it runs through almost 29 cities, 70 towns and thousands of villages - a 2,525 km journey from Gangotri to Ganga Sagar (Bay of Bengal).
Date: March 14–18, 2016
Over the last decade, anew form of kidney disease of unknown etiology has emerged in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. The occurrence is mainly amongst males of age group 30–60 years engaged in agriculture.
As the world continues to pump greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, the global temperatures could rise by 3°C by mid-century, says a soon-to-be-released report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
WHAT WE TEST: PESTICIDES The CSE Lab analyses the following groups of widely used pesticides in India Chlorinated hydrocarbons such as DDT, DDD, DDE, g-HCH, lindane, aldrin, dieldrin, a, b - endosulphan, endosulphan sulphate and heptachlor, etc.