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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. 
 

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.