Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Unique, green air-cooling system for Nalanda University
Architects building the Nalanda International University at the ancient seat of learning in Bihar have decided to use the desiccant enhanced evaporative (Devap) air-cooling system.
Himachal proposes primate parks to contain monkey menace
Himachal Pradesh has plans to develop primate parks by planting 10 lakh fruit-bearing trees, plants and shrubs to keep monkeys in their natural habitat.
UN chief urges global efforts for drought, desertification
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has called for a collective global action to build resilience and prepare for droughts, as well as to combat desertification (a type of land degradation).
14000 sq km land at risk due to sea level rise: Report
The Indian subcontinent may lose close to 14000 sq km of land with rise of a one metre of sea level due to climate change, a study has warned.
Assam asks WWF for plan to mitigate human-elephant
Assam Environment and Forest Minister Rakibul Hussain has asked World Wildlife Fund-India to submit an operational plan for Human Elephant Conflict(HEC) mitigation in the state`s forest divisions.
China announces new measures to combat pollution
China could take 18 years to bring air quality within acceptable standards, analysts have said.
`Global cooling as significant as global warming`
A "cold snap" 116 million years ago triggered a marine ecosystem crisis similar to those witnessed as a result of global warming, a new study claims.
Fauna that lived in Mayan times survive climate change
Fauna that was prevalent at the height of the ancestral Mayan culture has survived prolonged droughts, hurricanes and the deleterious effects of climate change, experts say.
China announces new measures to curb air pollution
China`s Cabinet has announced measures to curb the country`s notorious air pollution, one of the many environmental challenges facing the country that are increasingly angering the public.
Study into oceans` past raises concern about its future
A new study has revealed that the ocean the Titanic sailed through just over 100 years ago was very different from the one we swim in today.
UN climate talks marred by decision-making spat
Plankton DNA sequencing uncovers secrets of white cliffs of Dover
Warm ocean water melting Antarctic ice from below
Climate change and Asian Monsoon are linked: Scientists
Male guppies can reproduce for ten months even after death
Material made of clay and papaya seeds could provide cheap clean water
Genome of global deep ocean being sequenced
`Earth could be four degrees warmer by 2100`
Andaman tsunami warning system can alert in 3 min: Scientist
Testing artificial photosynthesis
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