29 Jan 2021
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.
28 Jan 2021
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.
27 Jan 2021
Aakash Ranison, 25, is a young climate change activist who, through his life and work, advocates a sustainable and healthy lifestyle.
22 Dec 2020
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.
22 Dec 2020
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.
12 Feb 2020
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.
10 Feb 2020
The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.
22 Jan 2020
Despite being one of the largest producers of plastic waste, the leading beverage brand Coca-Cola has indicated that it has no plans to ditch plastic.
09 Dec 2019
For years, scientists have struggled to understand wild frog populations, owing to the difficulties involved in tracking species scattered in different parts of the world.
23 Sep 2019
Odisha's Keonjhar district administration is cutting down on its plastic waste by retracing the local roots.
15 Aug 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his customary Independence Day speech on Thursday from Delhi's Red Fort.
30 May 2019
People may not debate environmental issues as much as they should, but it is a pressing concern that is leading to health crises, species extinction, climate change, on a massive, global scale.
17 May 2019
Let's face it, plastics are a threat for everyone, from humans on the land to creatures in the deepest parts of the ocean.
02 Mar 2019
In a remarkable innovation, a 17-year-old boy from Odisha has developed a mobile flip cover, using biodegradable products like cow dung and bael leaf. It is cheap and also protects users from harmful radiation.
06 Jan 2019
With the vision of supporting the cause of environment protection and preservation, the Railway Ministry has taken various measures, in recent years.
26 Nov 2018
A 12-year-old me was a puberty-hit gawky teenager, obsessing over SRK after watching him in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.
21 Nov 2018
A plethora of initiatives for preserving biodiversity in Sikkim such as spreading mass awareness and adopting an eco-friendly policy has led to an increase of its forest cover by over 4% since 1993, Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has said.
21 Nov 2018
UN environment chief Erik Solheim resigned yesterday after an audit questioning his huge travel expenses triggered an outcry.
31 Oct 2018
On the occasion of 'World Cities Day', celebrated annually on October 31, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said today that about 1.4mn people move to cities every week around the world and warned such rapid urbanization can contribute to increased risks from natural and human-made disasters.
24 Oct 2018
A group of students at the IIT Kharagpur is on a mission mode to reduce usage of single-use plastic within the campus.
22 Oct 2018
China is planning to ban polluting tourist vehicles at the Mount Everest base camp in Tibet from next year as part of its efforts to reduce pollution in the area that has a fragile environment.
29 Sep 2018
The Union Environment Ministry might impose a uniform, countrywide blanket ban on four single-use plastic products - styrofoam cups, plastic water bottles, disposable plastic cutlery, and all plastic carry bags.
18 Sep 2018
Marking a new era of pollution-free transport, French-maker Alstom has launched the world's first hydrogen-powered trains in Germany.
08 Sep 2018
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Saturday launched a mega tree plantation drive by planting a sapling at the Yamuna floodplain in Usmanpur village, with thousands of others joining him in the initiative.
08 Sep 2018
Former Aam Aadmi Party leader and Swaraj Abhiyan chief, Yogendra Yadav was detained in Tamil Nadu today. He was to join the farmers' protest against the eight-lane Salem-Chennai Expressway.
14 Aug 2018
Air pollution is no longer Delhi's domain.
12 Aug 2018
Every year, during monsoon, landslides claim a number of lives in Manipur, which has already witnessed six major landslides this year.
07 Aug 2018
The SC took strong exception to plans of constructing a landfill site in Delhi's Sonia Vihar without consulting residents.
29 Jul 2018
India has taken several measures, including bringing out guidelines for tiger safaris to reduce the pressure of eco-tourism, protect tiger habitats, and conserve their population, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said today on International Tiger Day.
26 Jul 2018
Tourists who do not respect the culture of Goa and create nuisance by littering on the beaches or taking drugs are not welcome in the state, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said in the Legislative Assembly today.
23 Jul 2018
As part of its green initiatives, Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee (JNAC) in Jharkhand has decided to undertake a drive, under which parents of babies born in the holy "Shravan month" will get a chance to plant and name a sapling after their child.
17 Jul 2018
Goa, a state dependent on tourism, is becoming selective. Now it wants only "good" visitors, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar has said.
12 Jul 2018
At a time when the capital struggles to breathe amid polluted air, CBSE has welcome news.
07 Jul 2018
Bringing huge relief to Delhiites, the Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has now officially cancelled the previous decision to cut down almost 3,000 trees to make way for seven central government colonies.
04 Jul 2018
The Maharashtra government is a confused lot. Since a plastic ban was imposed 10 days ago, it has changed rules at least twice.
02 Jul 2018
A week after the Delhi HC stayed the felling of 16,000 trees, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has extended the stay further, till its next hearing on July 19.
30 Jun 2018
The Power Ministry had recently held a meeting with major air-conditioner manufacturers and recommended them to maintain the default temperature setting in the appliance at 24°C.
29 Jun 2018
The Maharashtra government, which last week enforced a statewide plastic ban, is now mulling bringing tetra packaging and multi-layered packaging under its ambit.
25 Jun 2018
Sarojini Nagar saw a lot of activity yesterday afternoon, as more than 1,500 people came out in unison to protest the cutting of a whopping 16,500 trees to make way for seven central government colonies.
25 Jun 2018
The Delhi HC has stayed till July 2 the planned felling of more than 16,000 trees for redevelopment of residential facilities for central government employees.