PETA seeks closure of illegal wet-markets to prevent another pandemic

A wet market is a marketplace selling fresh meat, fish, and other perishable goods. The Animal rights organisation has demanded immediate closure of these... Read more »

Lightning kills 15 more in Bihar

The meteorological department has issued an alert for thunderstorms in more than a dozen districts, including Patna, Bhojpur, Vaishali and Nalanda in the state. Read more »

Hospitality Initiatives to focus on Beautiful Planet

To that end the, RARE India in the hospitality sector has launched three campaigns with the aim of growing its community of earth loves... Read more »

UN report “Global e-waste surges 21% in five years”

Only 17.4 per cent of 2019's e-waste was collected and recycled. This means that gold, silver, copper, platinum and other high-value, recoverable materials conservatively... Read more »

UP’s wild west: Rare sighting of endangered swamp deer

Found in north India, and now extinct in several countries, the discovery was a pleasant surprise. "I was on inspection (this Sunday) when I... Read more »

After four hours, Kerala wild elephant rescued from well

The wild elephant according to experts is around seven years old and it was in the morning that locals found the elephant in a... Read more »

Koalas face extinction in New South Wales before 2050

According to ecologist Oisin Sweeney's research, some 15,000 to 20,000 koalas were in NSW which suffered devastating bushfires during the southern summer, while a... Read more »

934 fragile moraine-dammed lakes recorded in Himachal

The state-run Himachal Pradesh Council for Science Technology and Environment, which has been working to mitigate the climate-induced hazards, undertakes studies to understand the... Read more »

Locust attacks in UP, districts put on alert

"A swarm of locusts had come to Deoria, but they descended only on the Baisila Mainuddin village. Villagers made noise and chased them away.... Read more »

Kailash Choudhary “Locusts won’t have spread if Rajasthan had cooperated”

He said that effective control of locusts can be done only in the border areas and with the Rajasthan government's cooperation, this work could... Read more »

Uttar Pradesh elephant numbers up by 120 in 3 years

According to data, 149 elephants are in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, 82 in Amangarh Tiger Reserve, 103 in the Bijnor range, 103 in Shivalik forest... Read more »

Energy transformation will bring jobs and boost GDP

"Renewables have proven to be the most resilient energy sources throughout the current crisis," Read more »

Monsoon hits hilly states, to reach Delhi on Thursday

The weather bureau had issued an 'orange' alert for northern states. Delhi will have to wait until Thursday for the onset of the monsoon,... Read more »

IMD issues ‘orange’ alert for northern states ahead of monsoon

"Conditions are favourable for advancement of monsoon into the remaining parts of Uttar Pradesh, entire western Himalayan region, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Punjab and Rajasthan... Read more »

Turtle survey begins in UP’s terai region

The diversity of turtles and status of their habitats are other crucial subjects that will be an integral part of the survey. Read more »

Scientists map submerged continent of Zealandia for 1st time

The maps show the bathymetry - the study of underwater depth of ocean floors - and the tectonic origin of the continent, which covers... Read more »

Australian govt urged to save koalas from extinction

On Tuesday, Kara Youngentob, an ecologist from the Australian National University (ANU), said that a recovery plan for the marsupials should "absolutely be a... Read more »

Philippines volcano ‘enters a period of unrest’

"The local government units and the public are strongly reminded that entry into the 4-km radius permanent danger zone must be strictly prohibited due... Read more »

India observes ‘Ring of fire’ annular solar eclipse, deepest in century

This was the last annular solar eclipse of the decade. With the next solar eclipse visible in India 11 years away in 2031, this... Read more »

India witnesses annular solar eclipse 2020

The solar eclipse started from around 9 a.m. across the Indian map as the Sun, the Moon, and the Earth came in a straight... Read more »