MoEF accepted the recommendations of the Kerala Government regarding ESA boundaries.
IFAW-WTI captured and translocated the seventh family of the Gibbons to Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary in Lower Debang Valley.
Study suggested that Climate change contributed in collapse of Bronze Age Indus Valley Civilisation that spanned across present India and Pakistan.
Union Cabinet has approved the Mission document on the National Mission for sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem and will cover 12 Himalayan states.
Ministry of Environment & Forest cleared field trials for genetically modified (GM) crops.
Union Government announced to notify the revised regional plan for NCR (2021) on 24 February 2014.
100 metric tons of radioactive water leaked from a holding tank at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on 20 February 2014.
Nutrient Network, research study says that use of fertilizers in farming and industry has destabilizing effects on global grassland ecosystems.
Indira Gandhi Zoological Park has been selected for creation of first zoo in the country to have a conservation breeding centre for endangered Dholes.
Japan is facing a severe snowstorm in which 19 people have died leaving more than 1600 people injured.
US have been blanketed with a huge snow storm dubbed as Snowmaggedon has left 750000 homes without power.
Volcano Mount Kelud of Indonesia erupted after rumbling for several weeks. The government has asked villagers within 10 km of crater to evacuate.
Scientists discovered a new species of dolphin (Araguaian boto) in Amazon River system. This is the first discovery in almost 100 years.
Thames river is overflowing from its banks in south of England swamping villages that it has sustained since centuries.
NGT issued ban on the process of burning tyres at public places like roads and areas surrounded by residential buildings as it cause health hazard.
IUCN red list of the birds indicates 15 species of birds from India as critically endangered in its IUCN Red list version 2013.
Machli, Queen Mother of tiger dynasty was found in the Ranthambhore National Park on 5 February 2014.
IUCN has announced that it is celebrating 50 years of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species in guiding conservation action and policy decisions.
New online Atlas of freshwater biodiversity was launched on 29 January 2014. It presents spatial information and species distribution patterns.
The Delhi Metro was awarded the prestigious Gold Standard Foundation (GSF) certification standard for using the energy efficiently on 2 February 2014.
Greater flamingo the oldest one died at the age of 83 at Adelaide Zoo of Australia. It was brought to the zoo in 1933.
Programme SAVE has planned to release 25 vultures in safe-zone by 2016 following decrease in populations due to use of Diclofenac to vet cattle.
University of Washington research report says that Climate Change is a cause for the deaths of the Penguin chicks
NGO named Tree Foundation engaged in conservation of sea turtle have discovered more than 100 dead Olive Ridley Turtles, since December 2013.
The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) 2014 was released on 25 January 2014.
Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 on Richter scale rocked Java, the main island of Indonesia on 25 January 2014.
The Supreme Court on 23 January 2014 asked the MoEF and Ministry of Railways to evolve steps to prevent death of elephants on rail tracks.
NOAA and NASA in separate releases confirmed the continuous trend of global warming. NOAA said 2013 the fourth warmest year on earth since 1880
Chilika lagoon in Odisha was named Destination Flyways by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on 21 January 2014.
Beijing passed a regulation to curb air pollution by controlling emissions. It says harsh penalties on people for not abiding by the guidelines.