As per the report, with the decline of the global air quality, action in some air quality areas points to political will to tackle this global public health emergency although current efforts still fall short.
The report is a part of UNODC's ongoing Global Programme on Wildlife and Forest Crime.
In was revealed in the Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6): Regional assessment for Asia and the Pacific of the United Nations Environment Programme.
NGT directed the state government not to register any diesel vehicle in the capacity of 2000 CC and more, except public transport and local authority vehicles.
Moving northeastwards, the system is likely to cross south Bangladesh coast between Khepupara and Cox’s Bazar on 22 May 2016.
The centre was launched to assess the impact of environment-related problems like air pollution, climate change, pesticide use and sanitation on health.
The eight beers comprised of three adult females and five grown-up cubs and were seen in Drass area of Ladakh with mountain ranges of 16000 to 21000 feet.
Aspirants should make it a habit of reading newspaper on a daily basis as it will keep them updated about the trending topics happening across the globe.
More than 80% of people living in urban areas that monitor air pollution are exposed to air quality levels that exceed WHO limits.
The nine initiatives have been taken under Namami Gange Programme for effective management of solid and liquid waste and participation of local governing agencies in the same.
The government launched the system for better management of waste. The user-friendly application is capable of tracking the movement of hazardous waste.
The insect, named Phobaeticus chani or Chan's megastick was discovered two years ago in the southern province of Guangxi.
It says that loss of Vulture would have serious consequences for ecosystem and human populations.
The report says that nearly half of the iconic 229 natural and mixed World Heritage sites in 96 countries around the world, including Western Ghats, face significant threats.
These animals are rarely seen in the inland province. The species lives mainly in south China's mountains and hills are under second-class state protection.
The ban came after many animal rights organisations raised concerns over foreign breed dogs suffering due to unsuitable climatic conditions
The proposed project aims to boost supply and help achieve the government’s target of making LPG available to each household by 2018.
The declaration was made on the occasion of the side event on International Solar Alliance at the UN Headquarters in New York.
The agreement will mark as a significant step that brings developing and developed nations together to combat global warming by working to cut down greenhouse gas emissions.
The Paris Agreement is an agreement within the framework of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) dealing with greenhouse gases emissions mitigation, adaptation and finance starting in the year 2020.
Three towns Manta, Portoviejo and Pedernales were badly hit. The city of Pedernales, home to more than 40000 people in Manabí Province, is destroyed.
It also approved India to become a formal member of SAWEN to strengthen ties with the member countries to safegaurd the trans-boundary wildlife.
This rise in the number of tigers can be attributed to increase in tiger population in tiger survey countries, namely India, Russia, Nepal, and Bhutan and enhanced protection of the specie through use of latest technology.
The plan was designed to help countries meet their Paris COP21 pledges and manage increasing climate impacts.
The direction is aimed at enhancing transparency in the regulatory approval process and applicable to all GMOs in the pipeline including GM mustard variety - DMH11.
The new set of rules will replace the Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2000.
Import of metal scrap, paper waste and various categories of electrical and electronic equipments for re-use purpose were exempted from the need of obtaining Environment Ministry's permission.
With its inauguration, the safari houses three white tigers, including one male named Raghu and two females named Vindhya and Radha.
The objective of the new set of rules is to properly manage the 484 tons per day bio-medical waste from 168869 healthcare facilities (HCFs) across the country.
This discovery builds the knowledge base for further comparative analyses and conservation of Micrixalus, an ancient and endemic lineage of Indian frogs.