The Rajasthan River Basin and Water Resources Planning Authority has sent a proposal to Rajasthan state government to include water conservation lessons in the state syllabus.
The ice extent in the Antarctic sea has hit an all-time low, according to researchers after studying the data collected by the US National Snow and Ice Data Centre.
Heavy smog has covered much of Europe this winter prompting emergency measures in several big cities including London, Berlin, Paris and so on.
The GISS team assembled the monthly analysis from publicly available data acquired by about 6300 meteorological stations around the world, ship- and buoy-based instruments measuring sea surface temperature, and Antarctic research stations.
Indian survey vessel INS Sarvekshak has gone green. It has installed a solar powered system, first for any warship in India.
Around 400 pilot whales got themselves stranded on Farewell Spit on South Island, hundreds of which died overnight. Large-scale rescue operations are on to keep the remaining whales alive.
The path to carnivory was remarkably similar for the three species examined. These specie are Cephalotus follicularis (Australian pitcher plant, related to starfruit), Nepenthes alata (Asian pitcher plant, related to buckweat) and Sarracenia purpurea (American pitcher plant, related to kiwifruit).
The dolphin census in Odisha in 2016 was suspended because of lack of visibility due to cloudy weather, high wind speed and surging waves. However, the survey was conducted in the year 2017 by the government officials and wildlife enthusiasts.
The scientists have now filed for a patent on a novel herbal drug formulation possessing wound-healing, burn-healing, anti-cancer, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, immuno- enhancing, platelet-augmentation and anti-oxidant effects.
The FAO-supported reports have been highlighted in the journal Nature following their publication by Aarhus University and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT).
Researchers after studying minerals found in rocks from lava in Mauritius confirmed that they belong to a lost continent that was initially a part of the ancient supercontinent, Gondwanaland.
Lychee is a tropical fruit tree native to the Guangdong and Fujian provinces of China. However, it is now cultivated in many parts of the world.
The researchers while exploring sky lands in the Western Ghats have found two new genera and a new species of songbird.
The Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) has launched climate change study, mainly focussing on the conservation of the globally threatened group of birds- finches and pheasants.
The two-day celebration starts with a display of the participating buffaloes with their respective farmers.
WMO used data from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies and the UK’s Met Office Hadley Centre and the University of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit.
The second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol was adopted in 2012. Hitherto, 75 countries have ratified the Second Commitment Period.
The Bill labels Jallikattu as an event involving bulls conducted with a view to following tradition and culture from January to May. It also includes similar events like 'manjuviratu', 'vadamadu' and 'erudhuvidum' festivals.
The decline in the population of the primate species has been blamed on human activities including hunting, mining and oil drilling.
The fish is on the brink of extinction because of migration barriers, population and over-fishing.
The announcement was made in IMD’s Statement on Climate of India during 2016.
The Graded Response Action Plan will come into force when the intensity of pollution stays above the emergency level for 48-hours.
Of 6.35 lakh hectares of the project, 3.69 lakh hectares will be in MP’s Chattarpur, Tikamgarh and Panna districts and 2.65 lakh hectares in UP’s Mahoba, Banda and Jhansi districts.
A completed genetic and physical comparison with other gibbons confirmed it to be a new species.
The Rules make it mandatory for all dog breeders and the dog breeding establishments to register themselves with the State Animal Welfare Board of the respective State Governments.
NDMC is planning to make the inner and middle circle of Connaught Place completely vehicle-free to ease congestion and reduce pollution.
National Mission for Clean Ganga has extended its surface cleaning activity to six more Indian cities. Trash skimmers will be deployed in these cities to clear the river surface off its floating waste.
The Ken-Betwa Inter-Linking of Rivers project will transfer surplus water from the Ken River to the Betwa basin through a 231.45 km canal.
The Delhi government has decided to cut down the fares of its public transport buses including DTC and cluster buses to encourage more people to opt for the service and in turn help reduce pollution.
China has passed a law levying specific environmental protection taxes on heavy industries. The tax rate according to the new system will be determined by the rate of emissions by these industries.