Brazil police arrests 'deforestation gang' in Amazon rainforest
Brazil police arrests 'deforestation gang' in Amazon rainforest

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

New Delhi: Brazil police on Friday arrested a gang who have carried out the worst environmental crimes of performing deforestation in the Amazon region.

Methane gas seeps spotted along Atlantic Coast caused by global warming?

Scientists have found that methane gas is bubbling out from nearly 600 vents on the Atlantic Ocean sea-floor near the East Coast of the United States.

Greenland, Antarctic ice sheets losing volume

A new study has observed the changes in the altitude of Greenlandic and Antarctic glaciers.

Antarctica may lift sea level sooner than previously thought

A new study has revealed that Antarctica may raise the sea level faster than previously thought posing threat to the coasts and coastal megacities.

Rise in Arctic temperatures linked with extreme weather events

A new study has demonstrated that the swift rise in the Arctic temperatures is because of weather extremes in the northern hemisphere such as heatwaves in the US and flooding in Europe.

Human influence causing climate warming: IPCC report

Observing that humans are the dominant cause of global warming, a UN climate panel has warned that climate change will impact human health, south Asian settlements and infrastructure through flooding, and will aggravate food and water shortages in the region.

Greenhouse emissions in Latin America doubles

Greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural activity in Latin America doubled in the past 50 years and will continue to worsen if nothing is done to reverse the trend, a UN agency has said.

Come up with out-of-the-box solutions: Naveen to scientists

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday urged upon the state`s scientific fraternity to come up with "out-of-the-box" solutions to combat the menaces of environmental pollution, energy crisis, water scarcity, global warming, and climate change.

Increase in atmospheric moisture tied to human activities

Human activities are directly responsible for rising levels of atmospheric water vapour, the most abundant greenhouse gas and a key driver of global warming, scientists say.

Human-induced water vapour next climate threat

The rising levels of water vapour in the upper troposphere - a key amplifier of global warming - owing to greenhouse gases will intensify climate change impacts over the next decades, scientists said.

Space theatre offers a peek into life in Antarctica

The vast blue and white expanse of Antarctica, the least explored continent on earth, has now come alive at a space theatre here.

Climate change may slowdown crop production in 20 years

A new study has revealed that climate change could lead to major crop production slowdown in the next 20 years.

Antarctic fish can survive global warming: Scientist

A New Zealand scientist has claimed that a species of Antarctic fish can survive the predicted global warming and sea temperature increase over the next century.

Smartphone charging contributes to global warming

A new study has revealed that smartphones charging emits greenhouse gases that cause global warming.

World is getting warmer: Global climate report

The world is getting warmer, as greenhouse gases reach historic highs and Arctic sea ice melts, making 2013 one of the hottest years on record, international scientists said today.

Underwater vehicle to measure Antarctic Sea ice

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.

Sharks able to cope with climate change

Amid fears that climate change may further contribute to already declining population of sharks, a study has found that sharks in the Arctic may be able to cope with the change.

New soot particle from wildfire emissions discovered

A study led by Indian-origin researcher Rajan Chakrabarty has found a previously unrecognised form of soot particle, identified by the authors as "superaggregates", from wildfire emissions, offering new insights into global climate study.

Redheads falling prey to extinction due to climate change: Study

We may feel a drop in the number of `red-heads` around us, as a new study claims that they may very soon be on the verge of extinction.

Invasive plant species may accelerate global warming

Invasive plants can accelerate the greenhouse effect by releasing carbon stored in the soil into the atmosphere, says a study.