Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 15:49
Researchers exploring the aerodynamics of flying snakes has found that whirls of wind, the little vortices surrounding it, give them an extra lift.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 21:18
Environmental group Greenpeace today accused US consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble of responsibility for the destruction of Indonesian rain forests and the habitat of endangered orangutans and tigers.
Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 23:34
The ban on mining of iron ore in Goa will continue as the Supreme Court on Monday extended the time by a month for submission of the report by the panel which was asked to suggest the annual cap on volume of iron ore to be extracted.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 18:45
Arguing that there were "huge differences" in the climatic conditions in the West and India, an environment ministry official Tuesday said.
Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 14:12
An India-born scientist has been recognised by the Australian government with the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM).
Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 19:16
Researchers in the UK have identified a biological mechanism that could explain how the Earth`s atmospheric carbon dioxide and climate were stabilised over the past 24 million years.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 07:14
The Conservator of Forests of Madurai Circle has admitted in Madras High Court Bench here that trees had been felled in the Megamalai hill area for conversion of coffee plantation into tea planation.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 20:15
Maoists have shot dead two persons in Mahurania forests in Bihar`s Gaya district, police said Thursday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 22:41
Andhra Pradesh police detected a Maoist arms dump in the deep forests of East Godavari district today, near Donkarai under Y Ramavaram police station limits (Rampachodavaram division) during regular combing operations.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 12:48
Jayanthi Natarajan tendered her resignation from the post of Minister of State for Environment and Forests on Saturday with Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily being handed over the additional charge of the Environment Ministry.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 18:26
The first phase of tiger estimation in Kerala forests, stretching into five landscapes at Wayanad, Nilambur, Periyar and Agasthyamala has begun.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 11:49
With the Centre`s decision to implement key suggestions of the Kasturirangan panel on Western Ghats conservation triggering protests in the state, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said there was no question of implementing it in haste.
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