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
New Delhi: The Fertiliser Ministry has sought comments from companies on critical environmental issues leading to delay in clearance of projects.
"The letter has been forwarded to
Chandrapur: A fully grown male adult leopard was killed by a tiger reportedly in a territorial dispute under Bhadrawati forest range.
According to a press release issued here today by
Berhampur: Three wild bears were today found dead at Somanathapalli village in Ganjam district, about 90-km from here.
Forest officials recovered the carcass of an adult female bear
Kolkata: With Diwali around the corner, the West Bengal Pollution Control Board has urged inhabitants of residential complexes in Kolkata and suburbs to refrain from bursting illegal
Jalpaiguri: The carcass of a four-year-old rhino with its horn missing was found in Gorumara National Park in Jalpaiguri district of north Bengal today.
The rhino was killed last
New Delhi: Government has launched "Grow Safe Food" campaign to improve agriculture output without comprising on nutrition and quality of the produce.
It has also directed licensed
Agra: A fortnight after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Clean India campaign, the authorities here have warned that action would be taken against encroachers and garbage dumpers in
New Delhi: Down-flow hanging sponge (DHS) system is an innovative and effective technology for the treatment of sewage flowing into Indian rivers, experts said here Thursday.
New York: A study to track oxygen levels in global oceans has revealed that the oxygen levels in oceans have come down due to global warming.
By combining chemical analyses with
Thiruvananthapuram: The efforts by the Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) have been praised at 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity held
Day in Pics: 21st October
Showbiz World - October 21, 2014
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