No focus on water issues in poll manifestos

Bhopal, April 17 (IANS) Honoured with the Stockholm Water Prize, water activist Rajendra Singh said he was disappointed with all the political parties as none... Read more »

Thousands block London roads in climate protests

London, April 16 (IANS) Thousands of people blocked well-known landmarks in London, bringing widespread disruption to the UK capital in a “climate rebellion”, that organisers... Read more »

Political will needed to effectively and efficiently conserve and manage water in India

April 12, Dr Mansee Bal Bhargava, a research entrepreneur at the Environment Design Consultants (EDC), Ahmedabad, has written an open letter on behalf of water... Read more »

Dangerous plastics are a threat to us and future generations

April 10, Every day people make decisions about what to eat, sometimes opting for colorful fruits and veggies, sometimes finding the smell of bacon... Read more »

Unwise use causes water famine in India in absence of law regulating groundwater extraction

By Joydeep Gupta April 6, As you drive just around 10 km out of Delhi towards Chandigarh, you can see one edge of Anurag’s 24-hectare... Read more »

19mn Bangladesh children at risk from climate change

Dhaka, April 5 (IANS) An estimated 19.4 million children in Bangladesh, including half a million from the Rohingya Muslim minority, are exposed to the most... Read more »

Climate change delays Great Barrier Reef’s recovery

Canberra, April 4 (IANS) Rising temperatures in Australia due to climate change has delayed the recovery of Great Barrier Reef corals by 89 per cent,... Read more »

Indian summer monsoon amplified global warming 130,000 years ago, helping end ice age

By Katrina Nilsson-Kerr, Pallavi Anand April 3, The past may be a surprisingly useful guide for predicting responses to future climate change. This is... Read more »

Bad air killed over 1.2 mn in India in 2017

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Exposure to outdoor and indoor air pollution contributed to over 1.2 million deaths in India in 2017, a new global... Read more »

Mumbai Citizens’ Human Chain stands firm despite Police Pressure

Mumbai, April 1, “With elections just a few weeks away, we felt it was important for all citizens groups as well as environmentally conscious... Read more »

The communities of the HKH region are critically stressed by climate change, but their hope lies in each other

April 1, A recent report by Hindu Kush Himalayan Monitoring and Assessment Programme (HIMAP) of the high-profile International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu, Nepal, “The... Read more »

Jammu and Kashmir’s tulip garden opens

Srinagar, March 31 (IANS) The famous tulip garden in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar opened for visitors on Sunday. Known as Asia’s largest tulip garden, it... Read more »

Austria sees hottest 12 months in over 250 years

March 30 (IANS) Austria has seen the hottest 12 months in its more than 250 years of history, authorities said. The Central Institute of... Read more »

Landmarks across world to go dark for Earth Hour

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Famous monuments across the world will go dark on Saturday night to observe the World Wide Fund for Nature’s Earth... Read more »

Fresh environmental study of new Goa airport

March 29 (IANS) In a setback to the GMR group, the Supreme Court on Friday did not allow the construction of Goa’s new greenfield international... Read more »

Assam’s groundwater contamination will worsen, experts warn

By Azera Parveen Rahman Guwahati, March 29 (IANS) It’s peak election season. But, even as political parties go all out to appease voters, the worsening... Read more »

Jindal varsity-WWF offer course on environmental law

 March 28 (IANS) Law graduates and professionals can now opt for a year-long LLM programme in Environmental Law, Energy and Climate Change, launched recently by... Read more »

Water Is Life – They Are Stealing Our Livelihood and We Aren’t Even Noticing

By Peter Koenig March 27, Today, Jair Bolsonaro, is Brazil’s President, pushed in by Washington, a fascist with no respect for human life, as long as... Read more »

HC refuses to hear 2G plea unless all trees planted

March 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday said it will not proceed with the 2G spectrum hearing until the accused, including Swan Telecom’s... Read more »

Vast water bodies located beneath Antarctica glacier

Sydney, March 26 (IANS) Researchers have found vast bodies of water underneath one of the biggest Antarctica glaciers, giving crucial insight into the possible outcomes... Read more »