The leopard, named Makalu, is expected to make arrival at the Kolkata airport in an Emeritus Flight on the morning of 24 June 2016. Makalu will then be transported to the zoo.
The aquarium will move its colony of eight Atlantic bottlenose dolphins to an outdoor facility with natural seawater by 2020, of which only one has ever lived in the open ocean.
It is the first recorded extinction of a mammal anywhere in the world thought to be primarily due to human-induced climate change.
According to new research led by the University of Southampton, the number of species that can exist on Earth depends on the changes in the Environment.
The step taken by the government means that the parliament will no longer award government contracts to any company that cuts down and destroys forests.
The report revealed that environmental crime grew up by 26 per cent larger than previous estimates of 2014. Environmental crime is the world's fourth-largest criminal enterprise after drug smuggling, counterfeiting and human trafficking.
The proposed legislation provides an overarching national legal framework with principles for protection, conservation, regulation and management of water as a vital and stressed natural resource.
The Ganga Dolphins are also called as the ‘Tigers of Ganga’ are locally known as Sihu in Guwahati.
Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar jointly released two Himalayan Griffons into the wild from the Conservation Centre.
The announcement was made at the 7th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) and the inaugural Mission Innovation (MI) Meet held at San Francisco, the US.
This MoU will also provide momentum for cooperative work which needs to be done in fields of energy security, clean energy and climate change.
It will help India to benefit from the expertise of the US Institutions in the field of wildlife conservation and management of wildlife areas.
The Hornbill Nest Adoption Programme of the Pakke Tiger Reserve was awarded the prize under Conservation of threatened species category.
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.