Challenging MCD data on commercial vehicles entering the capital each day, a CSE study released on Tuesday said the civic body's figures were 70 percent less than the actual and could lead to gross underestimation of pollution level and weaken action to combat it.
The scientists caught the five specimens in overnight traps in the jungles and are yet to observe the live animal.
China has 428 natural reserves, covering over 96 million hectares. The population of endangered and rare species, such as golden monkeys, Asian elephants and dawn redwood trees, have been growing in these areas.
The green panel said it intended to take the issue of rejuvenation of Ganga stage-wise to clean up the 2,500 km stretch of the river spanning several northern and eastern states.
Livelihood of people depending on Karuvelam trees are more important and has to be considered.
CSE alleged that trucks were running on outdated technology, spewing "more smoke" to leave Delhi choked.
Ziro Butterfly Meet has been started as a part of its initiative to create awareness among the local people about the rich biodiversity of the place and the need to conserve them.
The northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh has launched a programme on conservation of the endangered Eastern Hoolock Gibbon.
A ‘sneezing’ monkey are among more than two hundred new species discovered in Eastern Himalayas.
For the first time since the Chernobyl accident, researchers have long-term census data that reveal thriving wildlife populations in the zone.
Scientists did a research to better understand how big volcanic eruptions, which can trigger a shortage of rainfall, can impact rivers.
HL Dattu, the Chief Justice of India said that his grandson wears a mask because of alarming pollution levels in Delhi.
Cacti are crucial links in the food chains of many animals, including humans.
The 20-page document published today is set to be "the basis for negotiation", the UN stressed in a written statement.
India and Germany acknowledged that climate change responses and solutions generate new opportunities and co-benefits by creating jobs, spurring economic development and improving air quality.
In the wake of drought risks, Thailand has asked their farmers to grow plants that require less water.
The company is also mulling an assembly plant in Gujarat to save on logistics cost.
Making it an environment friendly green building, the Delhi Secretariat shall become the first State Secretariat of the country running entirely on renewable and green energy.
Are environment concerns the reason for economic slowdown in China?
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to make his first public appearance as the Tiger Ambassador of Maharashtra at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park ( SGNP) on Tuesday as part of Wildlife Week celebration.
Snakes have a genome that is associated with limb formation.
Legal luminaries have expressed concern over the deteriorating levels of air pollution in the city even as the Supreme Court gets ready to hear a plea by three parents, representing their vulnerable children, seeking a ban on firecrackers in Delhi during Dussehra and Diwali.
Are whales indiscriminate grazers that consume copious amounts of tiny krill throughout the day? No, says a new study which finds that whales forage efficiently to optimise their energy levels.
A typhoon bringing gales and packing winds up to 50 meters per second on Sunday hit the coastal Chinese city of Zhanjiang, authorities said.
Leading Kenyan wildlife conservation lobby groups on Saturday took part in the global march to galvanize support for protection of rhinos and elephants that are facing serious threats like poaching and depletion of their habitats.
Asian elephants play a vital role in the ecology of the forest and help spread green cover because of their eating and movement pattern, says a study by the researchers of the Indian Institute of Science and Princeton University.
In a significant step towards generating power from garbage under the Swachh Bharat Mission, six waste-to-energy plants with installed capacity of about 74 MW will be commissioned next year including two in the national capital.
The simplest and cheapest solution to arsenic contamination of groundwater has been found to be none other the red laterite soil that is abundant in many parts of India, scientists said.
The illicit exploitation of oceans undermines the peace and security of small island countries, Maldives Foreign Minister Dunya Maumoon told the UN on Saturday.
Poachers have killed yet another one-horned rhino at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam but failed to take away the horn, an official said on Saturday.
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