Plogging: A step into a cleaner, healthier future

"A pandemic should be no excuse to let plastic or single use disposable plastic into our lives again," Read more »

Fridays for Future youth activists aim to resume virus-smart mass protests

"We are going to send a signal we must treat this crisis like a crisis. This is a global emergency," Thunberg told journalists in... Read more »

Thunderstorms, lightning forecast for Andhra

"Thunderstorm along with lightning are likely to occur at isolated places in North Coastal AP (NCAP), Yanam, South Coastal AP (SCAP) and Rayalaseema," Read more »

Emissions could add 38cm to sea level rise by 2100

Results from this study that brought together more than 60 ice, ocean and atmosphere scientists from three dozen international institutions are in line with... Read more »

Rajasthan can lead in clean energy transition

"Rajasthan has a bright future as a renewable energy leader in India," report's author Kashish Shah, Research Analyst at the Institute for Energy Economics... Read more »

UN report outlines eight major transitions to save planet

The report comes as the Covid-19 pandemic challenges people to rethink their relationship with nature, and to consider the profound consequences to their own... Read more »

Closure of zoo due to Corona brings relief for animals

As the entry of visitors in the zoo is banned, the animals are allowed to more time out of the cage in the natural... Read more »

Over 3-month-long Assam oil well fire, gas leakage largely tamed

He said the operation was carried out after foreign experts and OIL engineers completed the checking and inspection of the well head and safety... Read more »

Wildlife population declined by 68% since 1970

"The Living Planet Report, 2020 underlines how humanity's increasing destruction of nature is having catastrophic impact not only on wildlife populations but also on... Read more »

MEPs back tougher EU 2030 climate target

The MEPs supported the European Commission's overall aim to enshrine the climate neutrality goal by 2050 in European Union (EU) legislation but at the... Read more »

Climate crisis could displace 1.2bn people by 2050

The Ecological Threat Register analyses risk from population growth, water stress, food insecurity, droughts, floods, cyclones, rising temperatures and sea levels. Read more »

Guterres “Use recovery from Covid-19 to tackle climate change”

"There is no time to delay if we are to slow the trend and limit temperature rise to 1.5 degrees. Climate action is the... Read more »

UN chief calls for efforts to address air pollution

Air pollution also threatens the economy, food security and the environment. The world needs to pay far greater attention to air pollution as it... Read more »

Southwest monsoon withdrawal ‘slower’

"Some of the rain from non-tropical systems will be excessive and can lead to flooding across Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia and Malaysia," Read more »

NASA projects exploring link between Covid-19 and environment

Kerner is among eight researchers recently awarded a rapid-turnaround project grant, which supports investigators as they explore how Covid-19 lockdown measures are impacting the... Read more »

Venison hunting K’taka gang decamps with tiger claws, canines

All the accused have been arrested under multiple acts such as the Wildlife Protection Act, hunting, collection of animal parts, illegally entering a national... Read more »

Gadkari reminded of promise to start Delhi-Agra tourist ferry service

Members of the 'River Connect' campaign who met at the Etmauddaula Viewpoint Park on Friday afternoon, asked the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh... Read more »

It’s raining pythons in Agra

"It's amazing! Looks like the Covid-19 pandemic has been a blessing in disguise as far as mother nature is concerned," Read more »

Erratic monsoon in NE: Four states receive excess, 4 deficit rainfall

According to the records of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), till August 31, Sikkim recorded plus (excess) 65 per cent rain, Meghalaya plus 19... Read more »

Glacial lakes worldwide expanding fast since 1990

The findings, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, can aid researchers assessing the potential hazards to communities downstream of these often unstable lakes... Read more »