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No political appointments in pollution control boards: NGT

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed all the states and union territories to review the post of Chairman and Member Secretary in their respective pollution control boards within three months.

US finds GMO mosquitoes won`t harm environment

A type of genetically modified mosquito made by the British company Oxitec should pose no danger to the environment.

'Yagya' helps protect environment, brings rain, says BJP MP Virendra Singh in Lok Sabha

'Yagya' helps protect environment, brings rain, says BJP MP Virendra Singh in Lok Sabha

Making these remarks in the Lok Sabha, he argued that 'Yagya' has both spiritual as well as scientific basis.

Bats build mental maps to recognise surroundings

Bats build mental maps to recognise surroundings

The study proposes that template-based place recognition might underlie the sonar-based navigation known as echolocation that bats usually are known to use for navigating and finding food in the dark. 
 

Americans' habit of throwing half of food produce deepens poverty, creates havoc on environment

Americans' habit of throwing half of food produce deepens poverty, creates havoc on environment

This practice, which is usually supported by furnishing reasons such as “cult of perfection”, poverty and hunger in fact inflicts a hefty toll on the environment.

Haunting! World renowned pianist performs while floating in Arctic to save environment - Watch video

Haunting! World renowned pianist performs while floating in Arctic to save environment - Watch video

Italian composer ​Ludovico Einaudi performed an original composition, 'Elegy for the Arctic', while floating on a small platform in the Arctic Ocean.

Is our love for Pizza putting the environment at stake?

Is our love for Pizza putting the environment at stake?

Despite a push for greener fuel policy, the Latin megacity is still struggling to lower its pollutants.

World Environment Day: ZEE, Bhamla Foundation unite for environmental awareness

World Environment Day: ZEE, Bhamla Foundation unite for environmental awareness

ZEE and the Bhamla Foundation will be organizing a star-studded event at the open-air amphitheatre at Carter Road, Bandra in Mumbai on June 05, 2016. 

PM Modi calls for protection of environment on 'Mann Ki Baat'

PM Modi calls for protection of environment on 'Mann Ki Baat'

PM Modi called for protection of the environment and said that conservation of water and forests are people's responsibility.

This is why tourists won't be allowed in Thailand's Koh Tachai island!

This is why tourists won't be allowed in Thailand's Koh Tachai island!

Almost all marine national parks are closed from mid-May to mid-October, for monsoon season, but Tachai island will remain closed indifenitely

Ten things you must know about Earth Day!

Ten things you must know about Earth Day!

Here are some informat about the event that takes place on April 22 each year.

Earth Day: Offer 'reverence and gratitude' to planet, says PM Modi

Earth Day: Offer 'reverence and gratitude' to planet, says PM Modi

Earth Day is being celebrated as an annual event on April 22 since 1970 to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

Earth Day 2016: Simple ways you can help save the planet!

Earth Day 2016: Simple ways you can help save the planet!

On this day, millions of people led by environmental activists take part in a range of activities from tree planting to picking up litter. 

Earth Day 2016: Google celebrates with colourful doodles!

Earth Day 2016: Google celebrates with colourful doodles!

The popular search engine giant Google celebrated Earth Day with a range of colourful animated doodles.

Australia shares concern for Great Barrier Reef

Australia shares concern for Great Barrier Reef

 Australia's environment minister on Friday said bleaching in the world-famous Great Barrier Reef is "major and significant", after renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough said climate change has put the attraction in "grave danger".

Out of 96,000, 50 animal species in India are “critically endangered”: Govt

Out of 96,000, 50 animal species in India are “critically endangered”: Govt

The Zoological Survey of India conducted studies, through which, 96,000 animal species were recorded to inhabit India.

Why nights are getting more rapidly warmer than days

Why nights are getting more rapidly warmer than days

 Researchers have discovered why more rapid warming at night compared to the day, which has been seen around the globe in recent decades, is likely to continue.

Bhutan welcomes newborn Prince by planting over 1 lakh trees

Bhutan welcomes newborn Prince by planting over 1 lakh trees

King Khesar and Queen Pema of Bhutan announced the birth of their first child on February 5, 2016.

WCF row: NGT asks Art of Living to pay fine by 5 PM Friday; Sri Sri says 'ready to go to jail'

WCF row: NGT asks Art of Living to pay fine by 5 PM Friday; Sri Sri says 'ready to go to jail'

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday asked The Art of Living to pay Rs 5 crore fine by 5 PM on Friday.

Judiciary steps in to protect environment when state fails: CJI

Failure of state machinery to enforce environmental laws has necessitated the judiciary to step in to safeguard the public health, Chief Justice TS Thakur on Friday said.