Haridwar: The Ganga cleanliness drive is helping improve the river's aquatic life.
Researchers who studied the condition of the river before and after the latest mass cleanliness
Washington: A new research has resolved the " Karakoram anomaly ," where glaciers have remained stable and even increased in mass while many glaciers nearby have receded.
New Delhi: With the onset of Diwali, air quality in the national capital is set to deteriorate over the next two days, with the Met department terming the condition as "severe".
Beijing: Boeing and Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (COMAC) Wednesday opened a demonstration facility that will turn waste cooking oil or "gutter oil," into sustainable aviation biofuel.
Kochi: Smart City Kochi, Kerala government's prestigious IT project, has received complete environmental clearance, a top official of the project said Wednesday.
Siliguri: Just days after two elephants were electrocuted, two more pachyderms were found dead in northern West Bengal Tuesday, forest officials said.
According to the officials, a
Vrindavan: The 1,000-odd widows of Vrindavan Tuesday evening marched through the narrow streets of this holy town, demanding a cleaner Yamuna and urgent steps to check pollution in the river.
Kolkata: With the hunters of migratory Amur Falcon birds turning into protectors, Nagaland has become the "Falcon capital" of the world, officials said on Tuesday.
Washington: Scientists have found that fish play with objects just like other creatures do, a discovery that suggests 'play' is part of animals' evolutionary history and not just random,
Washington: Scientists have named a newly described tarantula species from Western Brazilian Amazonia as 'Bumba lennoni' 'in honor of John Lennon, a founder member of the legendary band the
Paris: Fresh UN climate talks opened in Bonn on Tuesday with a plea for nations to overcome rifts as scientists reported record global temperatures for a month of September.
Kolkata: With a pair of giant tortoises gifted from the islands of Seychelles and renovated enclosures, the Kolkata zoo now boasts a fresh look in the festive season.
Kolkata: With Diwali round the corner, the West Bengal Pollution Control Board will keep a strict vigil on the city and the rest of the state to prevent pollution of the environment.
Washington: In a new study, scientists have found that natural gas alone was not enough to slow the growth of global greenhouse gas emissions worldwide.
Because natural gas emits half
Thiruvananthapuram: Animal rights activists today urged Kerala government to organise awareness programmes highlighting the significance of reptile conservation to mark the "National Reptile
Wellington: An international team of scientists drilling a 1.3-km deep hole into the Alpine Fault in New Zealand's South Island say they are already gaining valuable insights into the earth's
London: Brushing aside apprehensions about India's growing energy consumption, researchers have found that improving household electricity over the last 30 years in India contributed only
Johannesburg: Elephants are able to detect rain storms from distances as far away as 240 km and move towards them, scientists have found.
Researchers working in Namibia tracked both
Lakhimpur Kheri (UP): The oldest female rhino of the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve today died at a rhino rehabilitation area, officials said.
Death of 48-year-old Himrani was described by
New Delhi: Delhi zoo authorities have finalised a roadmap to improve various facilities for visitors and also enhance security nearly a month after a youth was mauled to death by a white tiger
Prague: A Czech zoo says a 34-year-old northern white rhinoceros has died in Kenya, further reducing the world's dwindling population of the critically endangered animal.
New Delhi: A synergy between the parameters of environment protection and development is "extremely vital" for balanced sustainable development, Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate
Washington: Driven by a warming climate, birds typically found in more southerly regions are gradually pushing north, restructuring the communities of birds that spend their winter in northern
New Delhi: Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said Friday that he wanted to put the environment ministry in "autopilot" with transparent, policy-
Pyeongchang: A UN conference on preserving the earth's dwindling resources wrapped up Friday with governments making a firm commitment to double biodiversity aid to developing countries by 2015
Day in Pics: 23rd October
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