One team is from Space Application Center and the second team is from National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC). The third and fourth team belongs to IRS Dehradun and Space Physics Laboratory.
Study reveals an alarming rise in the Chinese coastal sea levels and warns of the probability of coastal erosion and severe typhoons.
The last recorded sighting of the parrot in Western Australia was in the Pilbara in 1912.
On this occasion, the Union Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu presented GreenCo Certificates to three units of Indian Railways for their eco-friendly initiatives.
The report stated that recycling the world's waste water, almost all of which goes untreated, would ease global water shortages while protecting the environment.
The court in its landmark judgement said, “Chief Secretary and the Advocate General of Uttarakhand will act as the "legal parents" of the holy rivers”.
Dev Raj Sikka, popularly known as the father of Indian Meteorology passed away on 18 March after suffering from a cardiac arrest.
The study was published in March 2017 in the journal PLOS Biology. As per the paper, until now, the oldest known red algae were 1.2 billion years old.
A river in New Zealand has gained the legal status of a person, complete with all the respective rights, duties and liabilities.
The approved plan for Haridwar is aimed at treating sewage water generated by not only city’s 1.5 lakh local dwellers, but also by people who visit the place for various purposes.
The findings were published on 13 March 2017 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The paper was published in the journal Nature Climate Change. The study focuses specifically on what this atmospheric circulation means for Arctic sea ice in September, when the ocean reaches its maximum area of open water.
The HCFC Phase Out Management Plan (HPMP) II is in tune with India’s commitment under the Montreal Protocol that seeks to reduce the usage of substances that deplete the ozone layer.
A recent study of the fossilised eggshell fragments of ostrich revealed that the flightless bird species existed in India 25000 years ago.
The pilot project on ornamental fisheries will be implemented by National Fisheries Development Board through the Fisheries departments of states and union territories.
A national conference was organised by the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation on Jal Kranti Abhiyan on 7 March 2017 in New Delhi.
The conclusion was reached after examining rock found along the eastern shore of Hudson Bay in northern Quebec, Canada. Carbon dating techniques indicate that these rocks are at least 3.77 billion years old and might even be 4.28 billion years old.
The WHO went on to state that indoor and outdoor air pollution, unsafe water, lack of sanitation, second-hand smoke and inadequate hygiene take the lives of 1.7 million children under 5 years.
The Wildlife Institute of India and the National Tiger Conservation Authority would be using drones to monitor the tiger count and habitat in 10 tiger reserves across the country.
The Central government has launched the first ever across-the-river survey in the Ganga to study the population of aquatic life.
In 2016, Great Backyard Bird Count saw participants from more than 130 countries who together counted 5689 species of birds on more than 162000 checklists.
The National Green Tribunal has banned camping activities along the river bank of Ganga in Uttarakhand following a complaint by environmental activist Vikrant Tongad.
The collaboration between NMCG and Rotary India is a significant step in involving various stakeholders and communities in Ganga rejuvenation.
Assam has decided to take Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan a step further by appointing a teacher in all of its high schools to maintain cleanliness.
Justin Rowlatt’s documentary, ‘One World: Killing for Conservation’ shot in Kaziranga led to banning of BBC from filming in Tiger reserves.
The Jharkhand Chief Minister, Raghubar Das has announced that the state government is soon going to ban the use of polythene bags.
Chakrabarty also announced that among such pests, nematodes had recently emerged as a major threat to crops in the country and they caused loss of 60 million tonnes of crops annually.
Night Frogs belong to the Nyctibatrachus genus endemic to the Western Ghats and represent an ancient group of frogs that diversified on the Indian landmass approximately 70 to 80 million years ago.
This newly proposed continent is about 1.74 million square miles in size and 94 percent submerged. However, the continent protrudes above the ocean surface in the form of New Zealand and New Caledonia.
The Rajasthan River Basin and Water Resources Planning Authority has sent a proposal to Rajasthan state government to include water conservation lessons in the state syllabus.