Draft National Wildlife Action Plan (2017-2031) prepared by the Committee under the chairmanship of JC Kala.
The newly constructed museum that is thrown open to the public contains Fish gallery, Coral gallery, and Molluscan gallery with more than 500 marine species display.
It will allow state authorities to carry out an extermination of wild pigs/boars on a large scale without attracting penal provisions of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
The plant could produce enough energy to power over one million homes by 2018 and reduce carbon emissions by an estimated 760000 tons per year.
CAEP has ensured that the full range of sizes and types of aircraft used in international aviation used in present times are covered while proposing the standards.
These hydroid polyps were found to be emitting light in the night in association with the gastropod Nassarius margaritifer along archipelago Farasan, south of the Red Sea.
The storm forced the environment agency to issue multiple flood warnings requiring immediate action for parts of the south west, south east and Wales.
Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh and Muzzaffarpur in Bihar topped the list and were coded as severe in terms of air pollution during January with AQI value of 409 points each.
The elusive snow leopard was found during its pilot project in which they installed camera traps in the region to understand the occurrence of snow leopards in the region.
The new species has been given scientific name Zoothera salimalii after famous ornithologist and naturalist Salim Ali who has made significant contributions to ornithology in India.
The genus has been named Frankixalus after Professor Franky Bossuyt of Vrije Universiteit Brussel for his contribution to amphibian research.
During 2015, the average temperature across global land and ocean surfaces was 1.62°F (0.90°C) above the 20th century average.
The four coastal districts of Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and East Godavari are expected to get 20 million US dollar for forest restoration and disaster prevention measures.
Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways decided to implement the Bharat Stage (BS) VI norms from 1 April 2020 to curb vehicular pollution.
Snowflake Coral’s existence off Indian coasts was first reported in May 2009 in Kundol Island in Nicobar.
The MoU is also in conformity with the provisions of the existing Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972, wherein the birds have been accorded protection.
The creation of the day is aimed at raising awareness among people in the world of the dangers of tsunami and stressing the importance of early warning systems in order to mitigate damage.
The Ministry also made it mandatory for the existing plants to meet the new emission parameters within two years.
Gymnothorax mishrai is a 32.4 cm long marine species and is edible.
The two snakes were listed as Critically Endangered in 2010 due to their restricted geographic ranges of Ashmore and Hibernia Reefs, Timor Sea.
As per the report, Delhi was listed as the most polluted city in the world.
The landmark ruling was aimed at curbing the alarming pollution level in Delhi.
The report examines the interplay between climate change and poverty and suggests measures to contain impact of climate change.
The typhoon was ranked as a Category 3 storm by the US military’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center which is located at Pearl Harbour in Hawaii.
The agreement facilitates enforcement of global green house emission reduction measures in the post-2020 (post Kyoto Protocol) scenario.
The wetland ecosystem of this freshwater lake is home to 267 species of birds, out of which 82 are wetland birds, 43 species of freshwater fishes, otters and turtles.
There will be a complete ban on use of plastic of any kind from Gomukh to Haridwar along Ganga with effect from 1 February 2016.
In the first phase of the scheme, vehicles with odd and even number plates would be allowed to run on alternate days between 1 January and 15 January 2016 in the capital city.
The bank will mobilize 5 billion US dollars for climate action through lending, investing and raising capital towards mitigation, adaptation and resilience.
The primary purpose of the programme is to find out changes in flora and fauna due to climate change.