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Indonesia now country with world`s highest deforestation rate

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 10:37

Indonesia has double the deforestation rate in Brazil and has become the largest destroyer of forests housing some of the world`s most endangered species.

India, Brazil ink deal on cooperation in environment

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 23:41

India and Brazil Wednesday signed an agreement in Brasilia on cooperation in the field of environment, the external affairs ministry said.

Underwater vehicle to measure Antarctic Sea ice

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 19:58

In a bid to get a better understanding of the effects of global climate change, New Zealand scientists will begin a project to measure Antarctic sea ice from below this coming southern summer.

150 polluted stretches along rivers in the country: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 19:33

Government has identified 150 polluted stretches along various rivers in the country, the Lok Sabha was told today.

Caribbean coral named after JLo

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 16:00

A new species of Caribbean coral has been named after singer Jennifer Lopez. Researchers found the new species in Mona Passage off the coast of Puerto Rico.

784 elephants died in Odisha in 14 years

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 20:13

A total of 784 elephants have died in different forests of Odisha since 2000 while population of the pachyderm remained static at 1,930, as per 2012 census, state Forest and Environment Minister B K Arukh said today.

Now, submit forest clearance proposals online

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 20:10

Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar Tuesday launched a web portal for online submission and monitoring of forest clearance proposals.

Bengal without forest policy and eco-tourism strategy: CAG

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 19:44

West Bengal does not have a forest policy or an eco-tourism strategy to meet the objectives set in the National Forest Policy, the Comptroller and Auditor General has pointed out in its latest report.

Local honey bees adapt better

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 12:42

Bees that are adapted to the local environment fare better at meeting challenges than bees purchased from a different home area, researchers have found.

Mary Robinson named UN special climate change envoy

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 09:19

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Monday named former Irish president Mary Robinson as his special envoy for climate change, ahead of a summit set for September.