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25,000 trees in 5 years: How a 72-year-old is turning Madhya Pradesh green

Dr Rajesh Agrawal's mission began after he noticed that the government spent lakhs on building shops in the transport town but missed to plant a single tree for shade. 

Jul 16, 2019, 07:31 AM IST

Education institutions declare climate emergency

Talks about a three-point plan that includes going carbon neutral by 2030 or 2050 at the latest, mobilising more resources for action-oriented climate change research and skills creation, and increasing the delivery of environmental and sustainability education across curricula, campus and community outreach programmes.

Jul 11, 2019, 17:41 PM IST

World not doing enough about climate change: UN

The natural environment is deteriorating at an alarming rate: sea levels are rising; ocean acidification is accelerating; the last four years have been the warmest on record; one million plant and animal species are at risk of extinction, and land degradation continues unchecked.

Jul 11, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

Human waste an asset to economy, environment: Study

We typically think of sanitation as degrading the environment, but we find ways it could actually help improve it while bringing benefits for people.

Jul 11, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

Modi's 'Environment Protection' mantra for New India ?

Modi's 'Environment Protection' mantra for New India ? Watch Debate

Jul 06, 2019, 13:02 PM IST

Robert Downey Jr announces new project dedicated to environment

However, the actor didn`t reveal more details about the project.

Jun 05, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

World Environment Day: Beat air pollution with IIT-Delhi alumni's low-cost solution

Launched by IIT-Delhi alumni, Nanoclean Global Pvt Ltd is an Indian start-up, providing low-cost solutions to tackle air pollution. It had won the prestigious Startup National Award for their effort. #WorldEnvironmentDay #BeatAirPollution #IIT

Jun 05, 2019, 16:00 PM IST

India and China lead the way in increasing Earth's green cover: NASA report

That spike in human population is detrimental to Earth's green cover is a notion that has been busted by both India and China.

Feb 12, 2019, 16:43 PM IST

Haryana farmers reduce stubble-burning, claims government

Farmers in Punjab continue to burn stubble while the Haryana government claims that stubble-burning has gone down in 2018. 

Oct 25, 2018, 21:10 PM IST

Poor and marginalised people ultimate victims of climate injustice, says PM Narendra Modi after getting UN award

PM Modi along with five other world's most outstanding environmental changemakers has been given the Champions of the Earth Award.

Sep 27, 2018, 17:26 PM IST

People shouldn't be made to pay bigger price for being eco-friendly: Dia Mirza

Dia says all her choices, be it career or personal, are governed by the good they can do to the society.

Aug 23, 2018, 23:12 PM IST

Creating habitable environment on Mars still a far-fetched dream, say scientists

Scientists have proposed terraforming to enable the long-term colonization of Mars.

Jul 31, 2018, 13:58 PM IST

Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan, Sri Sri appeal to people to cut consumption of single-use plastic

India was the global host of 2018 World Environment Day celebrations, the largest UN-led celebration on environment. The theme for this edition was 'Beat Plastic Pollution'.

Jun 07, 2018, 00:34 AM IST

Human brain grown in rodents to boost treatments for neurological disorders

In a first, US scientists have grown miniature human brains or human brain organoids, in the skulls of mice, a breakthrough that could boost stem cell research as well as provide insight into neurological disorders such as autism, dementia, and schizophrenia.

Apr 20, 2018, 11:10 AM IST

Among all devices, smartphones will be most damaging to the environment by 2020: Study

While smartphones consume little energy to operate, 85 percent of their emissions impact comes from production.

Mar 05, 2018, 12:30 PM IST

Fukushima radiation levels ''dangerously'' high: Greenpeace

Greenpeace on Thursday said towns in Fukushima prefecture, close to the disaster-hit nuclear power plant, were exposed to excessive levels of radiation almost 100 times greater than safe levels.

Mar 01, 2018, 09:27 AM IST

Going the vegan way? It could be good for the environment, claims study

While veganism has slowly been catching on as a health trend around the world with some of the most influential people adopting it as a lifestyle, it has been a subject of constant debate.

Feb 12, 2018, 11:02 AM IST

Dowry to save Environment? Bride's father gifts plants to guests at wedding

Zee News' Pranav Polekar reports that a bride's father - Ramesh Chouhan - gifted potted plants to guests at his daughter's wedding. He also put up posters - spreading awareness about environmental degradation - at the venue.

Dec 07, 2017, 12:16 PM IST

Air pollution didn't just choke Delhi, these cities too gasped for breath

The study analysed records from 18 monitoring stations of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) from November 2016 to October 2017. 
 

Nov 28, 2017, 17:22 PM IST

US eases environment laws for Mexico border wall near San Diego

Roads, lights, cameras and sensors will be installed in addition to extra barriers, the Department of Homeland Security said.

Aug 02, 2017, 09:25 AM IST