An exotic carnivorous plant species Nepenthes zygon was on 25 November 2014 discovered at the Kew Gardens where it was helping to keep down cockroaches.
The bird found in Sulawesi Island of Indonesia was named as Muscicapa sodhii.
Volcano Pico do Fogo in the Cape Verde archipelago off the coast of West Africa erupted leading to evacuation of people.
The World Bank released Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal report focusing on the specific regional impacts of warming.
The High-level Pledging Conference of Green Climate Fund pledged to contribute 9.3 billion US dollars towards the Green Climate Fund (GCF)
At least 10 Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas are in serious danger, a study released by BNHS.
China and Australia a MoU on bilateral Antarctic cooperation will exchange data and personnel.
Guwahati’s Assam State Zoo is set to become the only zoo of the world to have critically endangered pygmy hog (Porcula salvania).
Council of EU extended ban on deep-sea shark fishing for the European fleet for at least another 2 years, with only Spain and Portugal voting against.
To protect the sharks and marine ecosystem, Jet Airways Cargo banned shipment of shark fins.
Scientists for the first time tracked the entire route of migratory bird Amur Falcon.
PM’s Council on Climate Change re-constituted to monitor formulation of action plans in area of assessment, adaptation and mitigation of climate change.
An endangered species Flying Squirrel was captured by the forest department officials on 29 October 2014 at Balijharan village in Jagannathpur sub-division of West Singhbhum district, Jharkhand.
Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) launched the National Air Quality Index.
Category 2 Hurricane Gonzalo struck Bermuda with winds of about 185 km/h and lashed the tiny Atlantic island chain with torrential rain and howling wind.
A new study of Scientists says that some areas of Himalayan mountain range are melting faster than others, which aren’t melting at all.
Scientists found that the sea levels have risen more in past century as compared to any century in past 6000 years.
India on 30 September 2014 signed the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
Powerful typhoon Vongfong made its landfall in Makurazaki on Kyushu Island of Japan with winds of up to 180 kilometers per hour.
Cyclonic Storm Hudhud made its landfall in the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha and carried heavy rains and winds with it.
Ocean Health Index (OHI) 2014 was released by the National Centre for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) at UC Santa Barbara, Califronia
New York Declaration on Forests was released at the UN Climate Summit in New York, US on 23 September 2014.
Researchers at Center for Environmental Science’s Appalachian Laboratory developed a tool to predict how organisms may respond to climate change
NASA’s Earth Observatory claimed that world’s fourth-largest lake, Aral Sea has dried and is at the verge of vanish.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on 30 September 2014 released the Living Planet Report 2014. The theme of the report is Species and Spaces, People and Places.
Volcano Mount Ontake in Japan erupted on 27 September 2014 killing more than 30 people and injuring as many people.
People's Climate March, a campaign to curb on carbon emissions was organsied on 21 September 2014 ahead of the UN climate summit in New York.
BNP Paribas on 18 September 2014 launched equity index linked green bond.
Scientists warned that Climate change will exacerbate the threat of Megadroughts.
A report titled Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion 2014 was released.