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`Everest glaciers in Tibet have shrunk due to warming`

`Everest glaciers in Tibet have shrunk due to warming`

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 19:31

Glaciers on Mount Everest in Tibet have shrunk by 10 per cent over the past 40 years due to global warming, a Chinese researcher said Wednesday, warning that climate change has impacted the plateau.

Effluent discharge in Ganga: NGT warns pollution control boards

Effluent discharge in Ganga: NGT warns pollution control boards

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 22:17

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today warned the Central and Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Boards that it would pass "coercive orders" if effective steps were not taken to control pollution due to effluent discharged by sugar mills and a dairy firm in the river Ganga.

Students learn ways to protect environment on Earth Day

Students learn ways to protect environment on Earth Day

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 22:13

Disadvantaged students today participated in workshops learning how to protect the environment on the occasion of the Earth Day.

Earth Day 2014 with Green cities theme celebrated

Earth Day 2014 with Green cities theme celebrated

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 22:04

More than a billion people around the world celebrated Earth Day Tuesday with the theme `Green Cities` calling for transformation in the public transportation systems to make them more accessible, convenient, and clean fuel-run.

Earth Day 2014 : Facts about this global tradition

Earth Day 2014 : Facts about this global tradition

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 16:14

Earth Day is the day we celebrate our amazing planet and pledge to protect it.

Ancient Antarctica was as warm as today`s California coast

Ancient Antarctica was as warm as today`s California coast

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 12:53

Using a new way to measure past temperatures, scientists have claimed that parts of ancient Antarctica were as warm as today`s California coast, and polar regions of the southern Pacific Ocean registered 21st-century Florida heat.

Survey on house sparrows begins

Survey on house sparrows begins

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 19:14

Kerala Forest Department and the Writers and Nature Lovers` Forum launched a two-day survey to document the status of house sparrows here.

Royal Bengal Tiger dies

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 18:51

A Royal Bengal Tiger died due to age-related ailments today at Indore`s Kamala Nehru Zoo, a senior official said.

Smart ways to green cities: Kolkata shows the way

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 18:37

From reclaiming parks and open spaces to promoting carpools and empowering rag-pickers to manage waste -- denizens of this eastern metropolis are pitching in to make the city green.

Biofuels from corn less beneficial than reported: Study

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 18:26

Biofuels from corn residue may be less beneficial than previously thought as a study has found using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline.