For the first time in the 55 years since the National Museum opened its doors to people, tactile paths have been laid and tactile objects displayed for an ongoing exhibition to create a better environment for the visually-impaired.
With its sewage system badly damaged, carcasses rotting in the rubble and thousands of people sleeping rough, experts say Nepal faces a race against time to ensure a devastating earthquake does not trigger a public health disaster.
Arctic nations warned on Friday of the dangers facing the environment and the peoples of one of the planet`s most remote regions, which because of climate change is becoming a new hotspot in tensions with Russia.
Ahead of the global meet on climate change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India must show the world how it has been at the forefront of protecting the environment over the ages and asked the Culture Ministry to prepare a presentation in this regard.
The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday directed the Environment Ministry and Uttarakhand government to ensure that no "illegal and unscientific" sand mining is being carried out in Haridwar district.
Hundreds of people in China`s southern Guangdong province protested against the expansion of a coal-fired power plant on Sunday, state media reported, the latest sign of public discontent over pollution.
Gujarat government Monday claimed to have added 20 percent green stretch in the state during 10-year period beginning in 2003, making it the second largest state with tree cover (outside forest areas).
Blaming changing lifestyle of people as the reason for environmental degradation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said increasing consumerism was at the root of the climate crisis and advocated practice of age-old traditions of the country to fight it.