Beijing: China is scheduled to restrict or prohibit heavy polluting vehicles by the end of June 2015 in major cities, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) said Thursday.
Washington: In a new study, scientists have found that clownfish larvae can swim up to 400 kilometres in search of a new home, which helps them deal with the environmental changes better
Washington: A new study has found that coral growth rates have plunged 40 percent in since the mid 1970s.
A team of researchers working on a Carnegie expedition in Australia's Great
New Delhi: It is essential to educate citizens and encourage adoption of sustainable lighting in India so that consumption of power for lighting should not go up from the existing 19 percent,
United Nations: A UN summit on climate change will see the world "change course" and begin to seriously tackle global warming, UN climate envoy Mary Robinson said on Thursday.
New Delhi: In view of incessant rains and floods causing massive destruction in Jammu and Kashmir, French Ambassador to India Francois Richier on Wednesday said governments should take
Kolhapur (Maharashtra): A team of naturalists have found an entire family of the gigantic and rare Attacus Atlas moth, the world's largest, in the Western Ghats in Kolhapur.
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New Delhi: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday said he "really wanted" Prime Minister Narendra Modi to participate in the Climate Change Summit next week at
Washington: EcoSikh, a Washington-based community environmental group, is raising funds to help support environmental initiatives in India’s Punjab state, and elsewhere in the world.
Washington: The Obama administration today said it will slash emissions of hydroflourocarbons (HFCs), a potent greenhouse gas used to fuel refrigerators and air conditioners that contributes to
New Delhi: India is likely to give a lukewarm response to the UN climate summit in New York this month as it views that it is not part of normal negotiation process being held under the aegis
New Delhi: The government will make environment norms for industries more stringent, but at the same time they will be practical, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday.
Vienna: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has underlined the importance of the Montreal Protocol to address the climate challenge on the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
Kendrapara (Odisha): Over 3,000 spotted deer and wild boars were found in Bhitarkanika national park in Odisha, according to a survey of mammals, first of its kind to be undertaken in the
London: A new study has revealed that due to global warming, this century may suffer from a series of decades-long "megadroughts".
Megadroughts, which are likelier to be hotter and
Reykjavik: The European Union (EU) along with US, France, Germany and Britain on Monday, led a joint opposition to Iceland government's permission for commercial
Washington: The traditional formula on climate change that says that regions that have a moist climate will experience additional rainfall is no longer valid, scientists say.
Chandigarh: After asking authorities in Chandigarh to curb pollution of Ghaggar river, the Punjab government has now accused Himachal Pradesh of polluting the river through industrial and
Washington: A new study has found that Asian monsoon actually started 40 million years ago than previously thought.
An international research team led by a University of Arizona
Singapore: Air quality in Singapore crossed the "unhealthy" line Monday morning, as the three-hour pollutant standards index (PSI) reached 113 at around 6 a.m. And by 7 a.m. fell slightly to
Oslo: Tiny marine algae can evolve fast enough to cope with climate change in a sign that some ocean life may be more resilient than thought to rising temperatures and acidification, a study
Washington: Researchers from the North Carolina State University have identified crucial genes and cellular processes that appear to control the so-called hyper-sensitive defence response (HR)
Erode: A leopard has been sighted at Thimbam here.
The animal was found walking along the road last night by some persons proceeding in a car at the third hairpin bend of the Thimbam-
Kendrapara: Much to the delight of ornithologists, the Bhitarkanika National Park has played host to over 91,000 migrant water birds, registering a substantial rise in the number of winged
Bogota: Pests and diseases such as coffee berry borer, coffee rust and leaf spot disease could make a strong comeback due to drastic climate change, a scientist has warned.
Day in Pics: 18th September
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