Environment

Haryana farmers reduce stubble-burning, claims government

Haryana farmers reduce stubble-burning, claims government

Farmers in Punjab continue to burn stubble while the Haryana government claims that stubble-burning has gone down in 2018. 

Oct 25, 2018, 21:10 PM IST
Poor and marginalised people ultimate victims of climate injustice, says PM Narendra Modi after getting UN award

Poor and marginalised people ultimate victims of climate injustice, says PM Narendra Modi after getting UN award

PM Modi along with five other world's most outstanding environmental changemakers has been given the Champions of the Earth Award.

Sep 27, 2018, 17:26 PM IST
People shouldn't be made to pay bigger price for being eco-friendly: Dia Mirza

People shouldn't be made to pay bigger price for being eco-friendly: Dia Mirza

Dia says all her choices, be it career or personal, are governed by the good they can do to the society.

Aug 23, 2018, 23:12 PM IST
Creating habitable environment on Mars still a far-fetched dream, say scientists

Creating habitable environment on Mars still a far-fetched dream, say scientists

Scientists have proposed terraforming to enable the long-term colonization of Mars.

Jul 31, 2018, 13:58 PM IST
Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan, Sri Sri appeal to people to cut consumption of single-use plastic

Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan, Sri Sri appeal to people to cut consumption of single-use plastic

India was the global host of 2018 World Environment Day celebrations, the largest UN-led celebration on environment. The theme for this edition was 'Beat Plastic Pollution'.

Jun 07, 2018, 00:34 AM IST
Human brain grown in rodents to boost treatments for neurological disorders

Human brain grown in rodents to boost treatments for neurological disorders

In a first, US scientists have grown miniature human brains or human brain organoids, in the skulls of mice, a breakthrough that could boost stem cell research as well as provide insight into neurological disorders such as autism, dementia, and schizophrenia.

Apr 20, 2018, 11:10 AM IST
Among all devices, smartphones will be most damaging to the environment by 2020: Study

Among all devices, smartphones will be most damaging to the environment by 2020: Study

While smartphones consume little energy to operate, 85 percent of their emissions impact comes from production.

Mar 05, 2018, 12:30 PM IST
Fukushima radiation levels ''dangerously'' high: Greenpeace

Fukushima radiation levels ''dangerously'' high: Greenpeace

Greenpeace on Thursday said towns in Fukushima prefecture, close to the disaster-hit nuclear power plant, were exposed to excessive levels of radiation almost 100 times greater than safe levels.

Mar 01, 2018, 09:27 AM IST
Going the vegan way? It could be good for the environment, claims study

Going the vegan way? It could be good for the environment, claims study

While veganism has slowly been catching on as a health trend around the world with some of the most influential people adopting it as a lifestyle, it has been a subject of constant debate.

Feb 12, 2018, 11:02 AM IST
Dowry to save Environment? Bride's father gifts plants to guests at wedding

Dowry to save Environment? Bride's father gifts plants to guests at wedding

Zee News' Pranav Polekar reports that a bride's father - Ramesh Chouhan - gifted potted plants to guests at his daughter's wedding. He also put up posters - spreading awareness about environmental degradation - at the venue.

Dec 07, 2017, 12:16 PM IST
Air pollution didn't just choke Delhi, these cities too gasped for breath

Air pollution didn't just choke Delhi, these cities too gasped for breath

The study analysed records from 18 monitoring stations of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) from November 2016 to October 2017. 
 

Nov 28, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
US eases environment laws for Mexico border wall near San Diego

US eases environment laws for Mexico border wall near San Diego

Roads, lights, cameras and sensors will be installed in addition to extra barriers, the Department of Homeland Security said.

Aug 02, 2017, 09:25 AM IST
Antibiotics – A curse for the environment?

Antibiotics – A curse for the environment?

A study warns that antibiotics may be harming the good microbes that are essential to a healthy environment.

Jul 26, 2017, 17:30 PM IST
Environment Minister urges use of bicycle once a week

Environment Minister urges use of bicycle once a week

Harsh Vardhan also called upon people to protect and conserve the flora and fauna. 

Jul 21, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
'Entire world looking at India to combat climate change'

'Entire world looking at India to combat climate change'

Environmental experts feel that the traditional heritage of environment protection that India has can be utilised to deal with the dangers associated with environment.

Jul 11, 2017, 08:51 AM IST
Late 'crocodile hunter' Steve Irwin to be honoured with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Late 'crocodile hunter' Steve Irwin to be honoured with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Steve Irwin, who was fatally stabbed by a stingray's barb at the age of 44, was renowned for his daring antics, and unwavering commitment to environmental protection, which saw him rise to international fame and amass millions of fans worldwide.

Jun 23, 2017, 11:11 AM IST
Genes, environment play roles in childhood obesity

Genes, environment play roles in childhood obesity

When children don`t learn effective self-regulation skills during those early critical years, studies have shown they may be at a greater risk of becoming obese.

Jun 18, 2017, 21:30 PM IST
Studying climatic changes next on China's agenda, scientific expedition to Tibet launched!

Studying climatic changes next on China's agenda, scientific expedition to Tibet launched!

The last expedition of similar scale in Tibet, regarded as roof of the world was conducted in the 1970s.

Jun 18, 2017, 10:55 AM IST
Over 300 plant species discovered in 2016: Botanical Survey of India

Over 300 plant species discovered in 2016: Botanical Survey of India

The Plant Discoveries 2016 - a compilation published by BSI on June 5 - reveals 206 species as new to science, and 113 species having new distributional record for India.

Jun 07, 2017, 10:51 AM IST
Scientists discover earliest evidence of human impact on environment

Scientists discover earliest evidence of human impact on environment

The discovery took place as part of the Dead Sea Deep Drilling project which harnessed a 1,500-foot-deep drill core to delve into the Dead Sea basin.

Jun 06, 2017, 23:54 PM IST

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