The device called Synlight, which they believe could pave the way toward creating hydrogen to use as a green fuel, is being developed at the German Aerospace Center near Cologne, Germany.
President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said it was high time to think about intensity of the environmental degradation and steps to stop it.
This period of intense and rapid climate change occurred at the same time when Australia separated from Antarctica.
The year 2017 makes the 10th anniversary of Earth Hour and millions of people worldwide will exihibit their love for planet Earth by switching off their lights at 8:30 pm for an hour.
This year's March 23 has broken the last six years' hottest day record. We noted 30 degrees temperature in 2016, 32 in 2015, 2014 and 2013, 27 in 2012 and 34 in 2011, an official of the IMD said.
The new species named Haberma tingkok have been placed in a small genus, which contains merely three members.
This winter, a combination of warmer-than-average temperatures, winds unfavourable to ice expansion, and a series of storms halted sea ice growth in the Arctic, the scientists said.
The study was conducted by observing and counting dolphins from the riverbank at specific locations along the 534-km stretch of the Hooghly in West Bengal.
Reportedly, apart from the 'famed' asperitas, the new entrants in the list include contrails and the roll-like volutus, formed from the vapour trail of airplanes.
The sighting of the night parrot, a small nocturnal bird native to Australia, came three years after the bird was declared extinct and 2,000 km from where it was first rediscovered in Western Queensland.
The former shelter dog, now named 'Peanut' by her new family, with her 'sixth sense' saved the little girl who was found naked and shivering in the cold weather.
The report by China`s State Oceanic Administration showed that average coastal sea levels in 2016 were up 38 millimetres compared to the previous year, and saw record-breaking highs in the months of April, September, November and December.
After the rains stop in October-November, we will undertake the survey along a 534 km stretch of Bengal in six-seven spots, but with a difference from previous practice, Sen said.
The theme for this year's World Meteorological Day is 'understanding clouds', which highlights the enourmous importance of clouds for weather climate and water.
Half of the world's two-third population that live in areas that experience water scarcity at least one month a year are from India and China, a UN report said on Wednesday.
On 'World Water Day', lets pledge to save every drop of water, Modi said in a tweet.
According to a UN report, nearly 600 million children - one in four worldwide - will live in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040.
Two-thirds of humanity currently live in zones that experience water scarcity at least one month a year. Of which, half of those people are in China and India.
The last known major quake on the San Andreas fault occurred in 1857, but three quakes over the last 2,000 years on nearby faults made ground just outside Los Angeles city limits sink as much as three feet, according to a study published Monday in the journal Scientific Reports.
World Water Day is an annual event observed on March 22 every year, to celebrate the precious resource, water and raise awareness about water related issues.
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While the year 2016 made history, with a record global temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean heat, extreme weather and climate conditions have continued into 2017, pushing the world into "truly uncharted territory", said the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
The Minister said it has been agreed that the developing countries will have a differentiated time schedule for such phase down.
According to the report released to mark World Water Day, which is observed on 22 March each year, without access to clean water, 63 million people are living in rural areas in India.
Besides Ganga, which is one of the largest rivers in India and considered to be the holiest river and holds a high place in the mythology of India, similar status has been given to river Yamuna, the tributary of Ganga.
The report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said New Zealanders enjoyed a high environmental quality of life and access to pristine wilderness, Xinhua news agency reported.
Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave said in a written reply that out of the 31 people, who died of tiger attacks in 2015-16, the highest toll of 18 was reported from West Bengal.
Researchers, including those from University of St Andrews in the UK, filmed a female chimpanzee sitting down near the dead body of a young male, selecting a firm stem of grass, and intently removing debris from his teeth – hinting that animals, like humans, too have mortuary practices.
Here are some reasons why the population of the little brown birds are declining.
The house sparrow that was declared the 'State Bird of Delhi' in 2012 is becoming a victim of 'mindless urbanisation', which is depriving the bird of its natural habitat.
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