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Fifth of world food lost to over-eating, wastage: Study

Fifth of world food lost to over-eating, wastage: Study

Almost 20 per cent of the food made available to consumers worldwide is lost through over-eating or wastage, according to a new study.

Unveiled: 'Prakriti Metro Park' of Delhi created from waste materials - Watch

Unveiled: 'Prakriti Metro Park' of Delhi created from waste materials - Watch

The park called 'Prakriti' is located near Shastri Park Metro Station, in New Delhi. 

Dedicated to climate-change, 'Science Express' train flagged off to cover 68 stations

Dedicated to climate-change, 'Science Express' train flagged off to cover 68 stations

India's Science, Environment and Railway ministers on Friday flagged off, the world's largest "science exhibition on wheels", the Science Express train to create an awareness on climate change in the country.

Steps urged for ecological sustainability in industrial region

Governance is an important factor here. Adoption of regulations should be done in a way so that the industries flourish and yet the environment is preserved and protected.

Tyre recycling – A viable way to save environment!

Tyre recycling – A viable way to save environment!

An environment-friendly person from Nagaland is living upto it and has taken a pledge to better the environment.

Scientists express concern over impact of LED lights on plants and animals

Scientists express concern over impact of LED lights on plants and animals

LEDs made up just 9% of the global lighting market in 2011, but forecasts suggest they will account for 69% by 2020.

National Green Tribunal to hear plea on recent oil spill off Tamil Nadu coast today

National Green Tribunal to hear plea on recent oil spill off Tamil Nadu coast today

The petition, which is likely to be heard by a bench headed by NGT chairperson Swatanter Kumar on Monday, has also sought constitution of an expert committee to oversee and monitor the entire clean up process and assess the damage caused to the environment.

Donald Trump okays Keystone XL and Dakota pipelines – How will it impact health, environment?

Donald Trump okays Keystone XL and Dakota pipelines – How will it impact health, environment?

Before taking office, Trump had said the Dakota pipeline should be completed and that he would revive the Keystone XL project, which was rejected by his predecessor, Barack Obama, in 2015 over environmental concerns.

Rise in atmosphere's oxygen linked to fossil fuel formation: Scientists

Rise in atmosphere's oxygen linked to fossil fuel formation: Scientists

Oxygen enables the chemical reactions that animals use to get energy from stored carbohydrates in food.

Bhubaneswar girl gets 2016 IGNITE Award for innovative methods to check pollution

Bhubaneswar girl gets 2016 IGNITE Award for innovative methods to check pollution

Priyanka Panda from Bhubaneswar received the 2016 IGNITE Award from the President on Monday for her innovative idea aimed at reducing pollution and saving the environment.

SC to hear plea on alarming Delhi air pollution

SC to hear plea on alarming Delhi air pollution

The Supreme Court will hear on Tuesday a plea on the alarming state of air pollution in Delhi as it was told that it had, in the past, issued several directions but their effective implementation and enforcement was lacking.

Air pollution: Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave to meet state counterparts

Air pollution: Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave to meet state counterparts

Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave is set to hold a meeting on Friday with his counterparts from five states to discuss short, medium and long-term measures to tackle air pollution in the capital.

Study identifies everyday factors that may trigger dementia risk

In a recent study, experts have created a shortlist of environmental factors that may possibly contribute to our risk of developing dementia.

Environment shapes our immune system!

Environment shapes our immune system!

Family history and environment of the residential area are responsible for the differences between individual immune systems, a study has found.

NGT summons Delhi Environment Secretary over dirty water issue

NGT summons Delhi Environment Secretary over dirty water issue

The National Green Tribunal has taken exception to non-submission of status report on quality of water supplied to households in the national capital by the Delhi government despite repeated directions.

Genes influence how you feel about your weight

Do you feel overweight even if you are actually not? If yes, you may have your genes inherited from parents to blame, suggests new research.

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.