The law bans "prospection, exploration, exploitation, extraction or processing of metallic minerals in El Salvador," according to the text published Thursday in the official journal. "This is more than just a novelty," the president of the Salvadoran Ecological Unit, Mauricio Sermeno, told AFP.
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has sought that the NGT impose "appropriate penalties" under the "polluter pay principle" for non-cooperation and "inaction" that has resulted in damage to health, soil, animals, crops and groundwater.
This April marks the start of the birthing season for the milu deer, which has long been famed as having the head of a horse, the hooves of a cow, the tail of a donkey and the antlers of a deer. As the herds across China grow each spring, they mark a rare conservation success story in a country suffering from pollution and other environmental challenges.
A beach sleepover party organised in Panambur, Karnataka has become the next big tourism idea. Its clean and sandy shores have proved to be a big USP and attracts a lot of visitors. Stifling humidity, chill and mosquito bites are a few of the problems faced during the night beach safari.