Articles about Environment

Earth is inching toward becoming one big supercontinent again: Study

27 May 2022

Lifestyle
Earth is inching toward becoming one big supercontinent again: Study

Earth has witnessed several supercontinents appear and disappear in the past including Columbia, Pangaea, and Rodinia.

Spending time in nature affects our food choices: Study

23 May 2022

Lifestyle
Spending time in nature affects our food choices: Study

A study published in the American Journal of Health Promotion says that a couple of hours spent outdoors can influence one's food choices.

World Bee Day 2022: History, significance and more

20 May 2022

Lifestyle
World Bee Day 2022: History, significance and more

Observed on May 20 every year, World Bee Day is celebrated to make people aware of the importance of bees and other pollinators and how they are significant to our ecosystem and to human life.

Greenery Day 2022: An ode to Mother Nature

04 May 2022

Lifestyle
Greenery Day 2022: An ode to Mother Nature

Greenery Day is observed on May 4 every year to show respect toward nature and be grateful for all its blessings.

How to build a greenhouse in your backyard

03 May 2022

Lifestyle
How to build a greenhouse in your backyard

A greenhouse is basically a structure with transparent roofs and walls that produces a controlled climate condition which is ideal for healthy plant growth.

Sikkim International Flower Festival: Where flowers and food come together

01 May 2022

Lifestyle
Sikkim International Flower Festival: Where flowers and food come together

One of India's most picturesque places, Sikkim is in full bloom in during May.

Save The Frogs Day 2022: History, significance, and more

30 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
Save The Frogs Day 2022: History, significance, and more

Save The Frogs Day will be celebrated on April 30 this year to raise awareness about these amazing amphibians and to protect certain species of them from going extinct.

How to cut down on your electricity bill in summer

26 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
How to cut down on your electricity bill in summer

With rising temperatures, you must be dreading the electricity bill already.

How to attract birds into your garden

26 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
How to attract birds into your garden

Birds can be delightful to watch, as they fly, chirp perched on branches, or flutter around bushes in search of food.

Earth Day Google Doodle: Scary timelapse shows climate change fallout

22 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
Earth Day Google Doodle: Scary timelapse shows climate change fallout

April 22 is celebrated as Earth Day across the globe.

International Mother Earth Day 2022: History, significance and more

22 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
International Mother Earth Day 2022: History, significance and more

International Mother Earth Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2009.

International Plant Appreciation Day 2022: Spread the joy of greenery

13 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
International Plant Appreciation Day 2022: Spread the joy of greenery

Every year on April 13, International Plant Appreciation Day is held to celebrate and honor the innumerable benefits of plants.

How to have a zero-waste wedding

04 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
How to have a zero-waste wedding

Weddings are a huge deal in India. Everyone wants to have a big, fat wedding. So many people spend crores on the gala.

How you can help protect the Earth

30 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
How you can help protect the Earth

Conservation of our planet, our home, shouldn't be something that needs a reminder over and over again.

All about Sadhguru's Save Soil movement

28 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
All about Sadhguru's Save Soil movement

Many might wonder how to save soil, is it even living?

International Day of Forests 2022: History, theme, importance

21 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
International Day of Forests 2022: History, theme, importance

About 80% of the world's terrestrial beings live in forests, including over 60,000 species of trees.

World Sparrow Day: Save these creatures while you still can

20 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
World Sparrow Day: Save these creatures while you still can

We had a very beautiful artificial climber with very real-looking bright pink flowers hanging from the ceiling of our drawing-room.

World Wildlife Day 2022: Save wildlife, save humanity

03 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
World Wildlife Day 2022: Save wildlife, save humanity

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) stated March 3 as World Wildlife Day at the 68th session on December 20, 2013.

5 reasons to switch to local foods

14 Feb 2022

Lifestyle
5 reasons to switch to local foods

Ever wondered about the journey of those very appealing and expensive exotic foods and their nutritional value?

Sustainable gift ideas for Valentine's Day

08 Feb 2022

Lifestyle
Sustainable gift ideas for Valentine's Day

Love can be expressed in a number of ways, and the most common way is gifting. Be it a bar of chocolate, or doing the dishes and letting your partner rest--it all comes down to giving something to make them feel loved and appreciated.

5 interesting ways to recycle your waste

27 Jan 2022

Lifestyle
5 interesting ways to recycle your waste

Amid high pollution levels and global warming, it is a good idea to recycle.

Top 5 ways to create a sustainable home

26 Jan 2022

Lifestyle
Top 5 ways to create a sustainable home

Climate change has led several people to become aware of their responsibility to live a more sustainable life to save the planet.

COP26: New global climate deal struck; India's coal pushback accepted

14 Nov 2021

World
COP26: New global climate deal struck; India's coal pushback accepted

A new deal to tackle climate change has been struck at the COP26 Summit in Glasgow after its extra time plenary concluded on Saturday.

Find out how you can make your lifestyle sustainable

05 Nov 2021

Lifestyle
Find out how you can make your lifestyle sustainable

Sustainable living includes decreasing the load on Earth's resources that we use and saving them for future generations.

What are the most famous gardens in the country?

05 Oct 2021

India
What are the most famous gardens in the country?

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were cooped up inside our homes for two years.

Air pollution: Delhi to get Rs. 18cr as 'Green Fund'

03 Oct 2021

Delhi
Air pollution: Delhi to get Rs. 18cr as 'Green Fund'

The Centre has decided to sanction a "Green Fund" worth Rs. 18 crore for Delhi under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) to mitigate air pollution.

A few effective tips to stay protected from air pollution

25 Sep 2021

Lifestyle
A few effective tips to stay protected from air pollution

Air pollution is a silent killer.

Some easy to grow, low maintenance plants for beginners

17 Sep 2021

Lifestyle
Some easy to grow, low maintenance plants for beginners

Let's admit, plants uplift our mood, but due to space constraints, difficulty in maintenance, and/or the high price of saplings, many of us refrain from growing greens indoors.

Mumbai teen honored with international award for environment-related project

09 Sep 2021

Mumbai
Mumbai teen honored with international award for environment-related project

A 12-year-old environmental activist from Mumbai has been named as a 2021 International Young Eco-Hero in recognition of his efforts to solve tough environmental problems.

Few ways in which you can make eco-friendly travel decisions

16 Jul 2021

Lifestyle
Few ways in which you can make eco-friendly travel decisions

Given that global warming and climate change are already happening, it's important to choose environmental-friendly and sustainable ways of living.

Delhi government to run 15-day plantation drive from today

26 Jun 2021

Delhi
Delhi government to run 15-day plantation drive from today

The Delhi government will run a tree plantation drive for next 15 days starting June 26, as part of Van Mahotsav, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Saturday.

Make these tweaks to your daily routine, reduce carbon footprints

17 May 2021

Lifestyle
Make these tweaks to your daily routine, reduce carbon footprints

A carbon footprint corresponds to the total amount of greenhouse gases produced to support a person's lifestyle.

Rare white-bellied heron spotted in Arunachal Pradesh

01 May 2021

India
Rare white-bellied heron spotted in Arunachal Pradesh

The white-bellied heron, a rare and elusive bird, was spotted at Walong in the Anjaw District of Arunachal Pradesh, officials said on Saturday.

Marine heatwaves may become more intense, frequent, say scientists

29 Jan 2021

Technology
Marine heatwaves may become more intense, frequent, say scientists

The mixed layer of the ocean which blankets the top 20 to 200 meters is becoming thinner each year, says a new study that warns that the continued loss of this buffer may lead to more frequent and destructive warming events such as marine heatwaves.

Population of oceanic sharks and rays declines by 70 percent

28 Jan 2021

Technology
Population of oceanic sharks and rays declines by 70 percent

According to a study, the number of oceanic sharks and rays worldwide has fallen by 71 percent over the last 50 years. It found that some formerly abundant, wide-ranging species including the Great Hammerhead, have declined steeply and are now classified as critically endangered.

This 'plastic' deathbed is a clarion call to save climate

27 Jan 2021

Inspirational
This 'plastic' deathbed is a clarion call to save climate

Aakash Ranison, 25, is a young climate change activist who, through his life and work, advocates a sustainable and healthy lifestyle.

Apple may launch an electric vehicle by 2024

22 Dec 2020

Technology
Apple may launch an electric vehicle by 2024

The electrification of transport, with a complete zero-carbon green energy approach, is one of the major trends of the 21st century. A few years back, there were rumors about Apple's automotive plans, including Project Titan.

India's leopard population increased in 4 years since 2014: Javadekar

22 Dec 2020

India
India's leopard population increased in 4 years since 2014: Javadekar

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday released the Status of Leopards in India 2018 report which states India's leopard population increased from 8,000 to over 12,500 between 2014 and 2018.

Five easy tips to make your living space more eco-friendly

12 Feb 2020

Lifestyle
Five easy tips to make your living space more eco-friendly

Even though we know that global warming, deforestation, climate change, and increasing levels of pollution hugely affect our planet, not many of us make enough efforts to make the situation any better.

Five IAS officers who have launched eco-friendly initiatives in India

10 Feb 2020

Inspirational
Five IAS officers who have launched eco-friendly initiatives in India

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

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