Environment

Global warming causes depletion in biodiversity: Study

We all know that global warming is harmful to the earth as it increases the water level in the sea but now it is also endangering the biodiversity present on the planet. Studies suggest that an increase in temperature leads to the loss of biodiversity, mainly marine life as the elevated temperature reduces the amount of dissolved oxygen and hence leading to the unavailability of oxygen for marine animals.

May 07, 2021, 17:08 PM IST

I'm an advocate of sustainable fashion: Shweta Tripathi

Shweta Tripathi, who is known for her acting skills is a strong believer of sustainable fashion

May 03, 2021, 15:38 PM IST

We have to change the way we live, produce, manufacture and consume: Dia Mirza on Earth Day

Dia Mirza, who has been articulating concerns about climate change, environmental degradation, depleting forest cover, single-use plastics, shrinking animal habitats and a lot more for years, has a special message to mark the occasion.

Apr 22, 2021, 15:28 PM IST

DNA: Inspirational Story of India's 'Forest Man'

In this part of the DNA, meet the Forest Man of India, who is the true 'warrior' of the environment.

Apr 06, 2021, 00:10 AM IST

Dia Mirza joins Mark Ruffalo in global initiative 'Count Us In' campaign

She joins actor Mark Ruffalo and many others aimed at inspiring 1 Billion to act on climate change.

Oct 15, 2020, 14:42 PM IST

World Nature Conservation Day 2020: Know the importance and significance of the day

Celebrated across the world on July 28, World Nature Conservation Day is yet another important day that reminds us of the importance of nature in our lives and why we need to conserve it. The day gives us an opportunity to raise awareness about the conservation of nature and encourage sustainability.

Jul 28, 2020, 08:24 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi urges citizens to use eco-friendly idols during Ganesh Chaturthi

The PM during Mann Ki Baat radio programme appealed citizens to make eco-friendly Ganesh idols and worship them.

Jun 28, 2020, 14:04 PM IST

World Environment Day 2020 reminds people to 'Celebrate Biodiversity'

Celebrated every year on June 5, World Environment Day, is the United Nation's (UN) primary channel that encourages worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. 

Jun 05, 2020, 07:06 AM IST

Sixth mass extinction of vertebrates accelerating, poses serious environmental threat

The extinctions of these species have severe implications in the society leading to degradation of ecosystem.

Jun 02, 2020, 16:41 PM IST

Bihar to form 16,351-km-long human chain to spread awareness about environment conservation

It may be recalled that first human chain, which was 11,292-km long, was attempted in 2017 with 2 crore people and the second human chain in 2018 was 14,000-km long.

Jan 19, 2020, 08:04 AM IST

Know about the advantages of Metro Project in Mumbai

Know about the advantages of Metro Project in Mumbai. Watch to know more.

Sep 19, 2019, 16:04 PM IST

Dia Mirza in Delhi for UN conference

Actress-producer Dia Mirza, who has been vocal about environmental conservation and protection, is in the Capital for an important UN conference on climate change.

Sep 09, 2019, 21:10 PM IST

Deshhit: Watch top 20 Deshhit news of today

This segment of Zee News brings top Deshhit stories of the day. Watch this video to know top stories of the day.

Sep 09, 2019, 20:28 PM IST

DNA: How is Plastic affecting 'Human Health' and 'Environment'

In this segment of DNA, we bring to you DNA test on plastic, which is affecting human health and environment. It has become one of the major concerns in India now. Watch full video to know more. #PlasticPollution #HumanHealth

Aug 16, 2019, 22:56 PM IST

Eat less meat, reduce food waste and you'll help save Earth: UN

Food waste and meat consumption are big contributors to global warming, with food waste producing between 8% and 10% and livestock 14.5 per cent of global emissions, according to the World Wildlife Fund. 

Aug 09, 2019, 08:09 AM IST

Land under pressure from humans, climate change: IPCC report

"Governments challenged the IPCC to take the first ever comprehensive look at the whole land-climate system. We did this through many contributions from experts and governments worldwide," said IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee.

Aug 08, 2019, 17:28 PM IST

Multiple genes to blame for risk of asthma, eczema

The study, published in the journal Human Molecular Genetics, shows that the risk of developing asthma, hay fever or eczema is affected by genes, environment and lifestyle factors.

Aug 07, 2019, 15:10 PM IST

Google to neutralise carbon emission for device shipments by 2020

The tech giant reportedly uses post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic in its portfolio of Nest thermostats, with the new pledge set to boost its use of the material, as well as recycled metals.

Aug 06, 2019, 16:19 PM IST

Students with greater sense of belonging are helpful

This indicates that parents might be able to play a proactive role in increasing their child's sense of belonging at school by focusing on improving family belongingness.

Jul 31, 2019, 14:59 PM IST

India-built cryostat base ready for installation in France

The biggest fusion machine in history, counting at least one million pieces of equipment, aims to complete through first plasma in 2025 -- the first stage of operation for ITER as a functional machine.

Jul 22, 2019, 17:16 PM IST