PM Modi incapable of ties with environmentalists disagree with him: Jairam Ramesh

Former Union minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday said unlike him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not capable of maintaining a relationship with those disagreeing with him on environmental issues.

Chhattisgarh HC stays felling of green trees for road widening in Bilaspur

Chhattisgarh High Court has stayed the felling of green trees for widening of Link Road in Bilaspur district.

Environmentalists oppose Assam govt`s move to dehorn rhino

The Assam government`s move to explore trimming of horns to save rhinos from poaching was today opposed by an environmental activist body which said it will affect biological growth of the animal and the risk from poachers will continue.

Tribunal begins `Arctic Sunrise` hearing against Moscow

An international maritime court began hearing Wednesday a Dutch complaint over Russia`s weeks-long detention of a Greenpeace protest ship and its 30 crew members, proceedings which Moscow is boycotting.

Ban construction on wetlands in Maharashtra, HC tells govt

The Bombay High Court Monday asked the government to ban construction on all wetlands in Maharashtra which figure in the map prepared by the Central government.

Environmentalists protest shark fishing in Nicaragua

An environmental group is calling for a greater government presence in Nicaragua`s Caribbean waters following the discovery of a boat with dozens of dead sharks aboard in Little Corn Island.

`Declining frog count a cause for vector-borne diseases`

The untimely demise of the iconic filmmaker Yash Chopra due to dengue came as a rude shock to the country.

`Mining taking heavy toll on Goa`s wildlife`

Incessant digging that had been taking place around Goa`s forests in search for iron ore has taken a heavy toll on wild animals and other species, according to environmentalists.

Environmentalists, tuna fishers battle at sea

Tuna fishermen confronted environmentalists on the Mediterranean, as activists attempted to disrupt illegal tuna fishing under the no-fly zone north of Libya.

`Sand mining threatening three Goan rivers`

Uncontrolled sand extraction along Goa`s 3 major rivers is posing an ecological disaster for hundreds of villages.

Helipad atop Ambani home despite objection

Brushing aside objections by
environmentalists, a Maharashtra government panel has cleared
the decks for construction of a helipad atop `Seawind`, the
Ambani residence in cuff parade area of south Mumbai.