PROVe has been deployed in Priyadarshini Lake located on the Schirmacher Oasis, which is a major source of water for Maitri, India’s second base in the Antarctica.
These four major coal-based power plants will be replaced by four gas-fired stations with capacity to supply 2.6 times more electricity than the coal plants.
The project will be implemented in 716 hectares of land under the Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary limits in Kothagudem Mandal with an estimated cost of 60 lakh rupees.
The order was given with an aim to implement the genesis of Swacch Bharat Abhiyan and was passed by a bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar.
The project aims to strengthen the implementation of the Biological Diversity Act, 2002 and Biological Diversity Rules, 2004.
The finding evolved from the study conducted on the grass Darbha which was jointly undertaken by the Centre for Nanotechnology and Advanced Biomaterials (CeNTAB) and the Centre for Advanced Research in Indian System of Medicine (CARISM) of the SASTRA University under the supervision of Dr. P Meera and Dr. P Brindha respectively.
The cyclone Pam, a category five tropical storm, brought destructive 270 kilometre-per-hour winds and torrential rain along with it.
As per the preliminary data released, global emissions of carbon dioxide stood at 32.3 billion tonnes in 2014 which is same as in the year 2013.
On the first day of nesting, around 10000 female turtles laid eggs in over 3-km-long sandy beach from Gokharakuda to Podampetan and it is anticipated that the unique phenomenon would continue for some more days.
Apart from ZSL, Wildlife Institute of India will also be the knowledge partner with the forest department in conservation of lion.
Moreover, no fitness certificates to the vintage cars will be issued by any authority without specific permission of the tribunal.
The thermal power generating units are among the most inefficient in the world in terms of compliance of pollution norms, use of resources and overall operation efficiency.
Tropical cyclone Marcia is a category five storm and it made the landfall at central Queensland and left a trail of destruction over Yeppoon and Rockhampton.
SAFAR is an acronym for System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research which was first launched in Delhi in 2010 during the Commonwealth Games.
The amount will be used to implement special projects under SLACC to improve adaptive capacity of the rural poor engaged in farm-based livelihoods to climate change in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh.
The tsunami advisory along the coast of Iwate prefecture was issued following a 6.9-magniture earthquake struck in the Pacific at a depth of 10 kilometres.
The partnership is aimed at strengthening existing efforts of managing human-elephant conflict (HEC) to protect the habitats of Asian elephants in six states as 4 priority landscapes and 1 priority site earmarked by WWF-India.
Four new fish species named Puntius nelsoni, Puntius nigronotus, Systomus chryseusand and Systomus rufus were discovered in Kerala by Mathews Plamoottil, a zoology professor at Baby John Memorial Government College, Kollam.
A team of researchers discovered two algal species Ulva paschima Bast and Cladophora goensis Bast with carbon capture properties.
The satellite was lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket.
The Expert Appraisal Committee on Infrastructure Development approved the development of no-frill airports at Kishangarh in Rajasthan and Belgaum in Karnataka.
The model of the sanctuary was designed by the PETA consultant and elephant expert Carol Buckley and it will come up in an area of 49.5 hectare within the Biological Park which is an extension of the Bannerghatta National Park.
The approval was granted by the Standing Committee of the National Board for Wildlife chaired by Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
Renowned experts in herpetology who introduced global best practices in crocodile conservation gave a fresh start to the Bhagabatpur Crocodile Project in Sunderbans.
The largest increase was recorded in the Western Ghats Landscape complex comprising Kerala, Karnataka, Goa and Tamil Nadu with 776 tigers (up from 402 in 2006).
For encouraging local public participation in managing the reserve, Periyar Tiger Reserve of Kerala won the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) biennial award.
It offered two types of data that experts argue is essential for the search. Now, two new global maps may provide some help in the search for fresh farmland.
The year 2014 was ranked as the Earth’s hottest year since 1880 as per the two separate analyses done by NASA scientists and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists.
Critically endangered forest owlet (Athene blewitti) sighted in a new location at Betul district of Madhya Pradesh by a Pune-based conservation society.
The directions were given by the principal bench of NGT presided over by Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar. The tribunal's judgment came on a petition by Manoj Misra of Yamuna Jiye Abhiyan against pollution in the Yamuna and covering of drains in Delhi.