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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Global warming likely to be slower than predicted
Global average temperatures will warm about 20 per cent more slowly than expected over the coming decades, scientists have predicted.
Inter-ministerial panel for greater clarity in solar policy
The inter-ministerial committee will enquire into the allegations after a media report last year alleged violation of guidelines in the 1,000 MW solar power project scheme.
`Demolish illegal structures on Yamuna & Hindon flood plain`
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today ordered demolition of all illegal and unauthorised structures in the flood plains of the Yamuna and the Hindon in Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.
India calls for water security at global meet
Underlining the importance of water conservation, India today said achieving food and energy security for economic development would not be possible without ensuring water security.
Longest-ever Everest ice core to study climate change
Scientists have obtained the longest ice core ever from the Mount Everest, measuring 142 metres, along with two other samples to aid in the study of climate change and provide new insight into global ...
Cosmic map hints at first evidence of other universes
Scientists believe they have found the first evidence that other universes exist after analysing the data gathered by the European Space Agency`s Planck spacecraft.
Sea level change influenced tropical climate during last ice age
A new study looks to the past to learn about the future of tropical climate change, and our ability to simulate it with numerical models.
Rapid climate change led to decline of ice age trees
Short, sharp fluctuations in the Earth`s climate throughout the last ice age may have stopped trees from establishing themselves in Europe and northern Asia, a new study has found.
Tigress found dead in Bandhavgarh Reserve
A four-year-old tigress was found dead in its enclosure at Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve in Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh, forest officials said today.
Leopard caught in Jalpaiguri tea garden
A leopard, which was preying on goats and chickens at a tea garden for the last few days, was caught in a trap laid by its workers in Jalpaiguri district today.
Global warming likely to be slower than earlier predicted
Indian tigers face threat `due to lack of genetic diversity`
Cheetah back in India? Yes, if govt has its way
Western Ghats report has imperialist mindset: Ecologist
How male reed warbler ensures he`s real daddy of chicks
Tibet has China`s largest proportion of nature reserves
Now, `artificial forest` for solar water splitting
NGT pulls up JIT for `silent` report,asks it to file fresh one
South Central Railway plans to buy more bio-toilets
Al Ain zoo becomes European zoo group member
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