According to the study published in the journal Geology, oceans sucking carbon dioxide (CO2) out of the atmosphere may have triggered this phenomena.
Undeterred by the prolonged unrest in Kashmir, hundreds of migratory birds are reaching this wetland reserve daily to keep their annual tryst with the Valley.
According to the deal, an area covering 598,000 square miles (1.55 million square kilometers) of this sea will be further protected from human activities like fishing.
A recent study conducted by NASA claims that arctic sea ice is swiftly losing its fortification due to warming atmosphere.
Three more birds died due to suspected bird flu here on Friday, prompting the authorities to shut down a park in Paschim Vihar in west Delhi.
Known as the common swift, it is a small, dark-feathered bird which can fly for the said time without landing, the longest time spent aloft by any known bird.
Residents of the national capital has been witnessing a continuous deterioration in the air quality for quite some time.
It's genetic mutation which caused the reptiles to lose their limbs over 100 million years ago.
As per the report, the population if mammals, fish, birds, reptiles and amphibians has plunged owing to the human activities that have overwhelmed the environment.
The new specie belongs to genus Physoschistura and was discovered by a team of scientists from remote Lohit river at Walong in Anjaw district.
Puan, celebrated her 60th birthday on Thursday with a birthday breakfast of rambutans from her childhood home in Malaysia, reported Perth zoo spokeswoman Danielle Henry.
In a meeting, Environment Minister Imran Hussain also ordered all the concerned agencies to crackdown against violators of dust control norms.
Of the nearly two billion tonnes of garbage produced worldwide each year, nearly half of it is burned for disposal, according to some estimates.
A swathe of corals bleached in the northern third of the 2,300-kilometre (1,429-mile) long biodiverse site off the Queensland state coast died after an unprecedented bleaching earlier this year as sea temperatures rose.
This irreversible change is happening most likely due to warming of climate.
"We are passionate about efforts to protect our planet's great whales and their ocean habitat," Brosnan said.
Human-made noise can have a detrimental impact on an animal's use of information from scent, thereby putting them at greater risk of being attacked by predators, new research has found.
World’s longest established greenhouse gas monitoring station at Mauna Loa in Hawaii estimates carbon dioxide concentrations in atmosphere will stay above the symbolic 400ppm for the whole of 2016 and reach new highs.
The deaths of four other birds on Monday were reported from a lake behind Shakti Sthal, the memorial to Indira Gandhi.
New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair said the state would introduce a dedicated legislation to regulate the mesh nets on a trial basis.
Australia's Great Barrier Reef was recently declared officially dead in an obituary written by environmental writer Rowan Jacobsen, for Outside Magazine.
His record-holding longevity is courtesy the controlled environment he lives in.
The ZSL London zoo has welcomed the baby aye-aye just in time for Halloween.
The lives of the already endangered big cats hang by a thread and there are as few as 4,000 of them remaining and numbers have fallen by a fifth in the last 16 years.
These abnormal behaviours are linked to the effect of carbon dioxide (CO2) on how the brain processes signals from sensory organs, according to the study published in the journal Global Change Biology.
New studies in this area, indicating that its impact may be 'transgenerational', have unsettled pollution experts and doctors here.
The dirty air of Africa is more deadly than unclean water and malnutrition , according to a new research from a global policy forum. The study found that every year around 7,12,000 people die prematurely in Africa due to air pollution.
Seventeen more ducks died on Saturday due to bird flu in the now closed Deer Park here, the highest number so far in a day.
A 45-year-old male elephant which was stranded in a dam for more than 50 days was finally rescued by authorities on Friday.
The total count of death of migratory birds in the national capital has now reached 24 with six more birds died on Friday due to bird flu at the now shut Deer Park.
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