The National Tiger Conservation Authority has approved the fifth tiger reserve of Maharashtra in Nagzira.
The National Green Tribunal on 28 November 2013 stated that state law can’t prevail over central rules on sand mining.
Four new species of freshwater catfish recently discovered in Idukki and Pathanamthitta districts of Kerala.
The CCEA has approved the proposal to undertake scientific deep drilling in the Koyna intra-plate seismic zone, in Maharashtra.
COP-19, UN Climate Change Conference concluded in Warsaw, Poland on 23 November 2013 by approving the new global treaty.
G77+China group walked out of negotiations on “Loss and Damage” in UN Climate Change conference in Warsaw on 20 November 2013.
The UNFCCC's 19th Conference of the Parties (COP19) began on 11 November 2013 at Warsaw, Poland.
The Assam government announced on the high security measures against poachers of the world heritage site Kaziranga National Park.
Bangladesh on 31 October 2013 approved the commercial cultivation of Bt brinjal, becoming first country in South Asia to cultivate the GM food crop.
Union Ministry of Environment and Forests banned mining within 1 km area of the national parks and sanctuaries of Goa.
Odisha Government imposed seven months ban on fishing endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles. The ban will start from 1 November 2013.
Scientists found the first venomous crustacean called remipede
Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) on 15 October 2013 constituted an expert committee to study the impact of Hydel Projects in Uttarakhand.
An international team of scientists in the month of October 2013 discovered a new species of dragon tree (Dracaena Kaweesakii) in Thailand.
IARC the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization, data revealed on that exposure to
Union Ministry of Environment & Forests on 18 October 2013 approved a proposal for Western Ghats development prepared by K Kasturirangan-led panel.
British Scientists in their research have come to the conclusion that the legendary Himalayan yeti may be a sub-species of brown bear
Scientists from the State University New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry discovered a new species of arapaima - a giant torpedo-shaped fish.
A scientific expedition by the Conservation International discovered 60 new species which included fish, snakes and frogs in southeastern Suriname.
The Enviornment ministry decided to turn approximately 60000 square kilometres of the Western Ghats into an Ecologically Sensitive Area
Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Phailin affected India as well as Thailand, Myanmar and Nepal on 12 October 2013. Thousands saved because of disaster management.
MoEF 10 October 2013 constituted a team to inspect the oil spill from pipelines in an Oil and Natural Gas Corporation installation, off the Uran coast, Mumbai.
The Government of India proposed to support setting up of Plastic Parks for the promotion of downstream plastic processing industries
The researchers at the University of Southampton revealed that the ability of honeybees to find the flowers was affected by diesel exhaust.
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) announced on 2 October 2013 that an endangered Sumatran tiger Melati gave birth to the cub on 30 September 2013.
The report released by the United Nation’s intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPCC) on 27 September 2013 highlighted that human beings
The National Green Tribunal banned digging of earth across India for making bricks and roads without prior environment clearance
Horticultural mail order company Thompson & Morgan developed a plant called The TomTato, which can produce tomatoes and potatoes.
Rock Wrens, most distinct songbird species made a comeback from extinction because of the New Zealand's Department of Conservation (DOC) project.
The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) on 17 September 2013 notified that it banned industrial expansion in 8 industrial clusters.