The study found that nearly 60 percent of all seabird species including albatrosses, shearwaters and penguins have plastic in their gut.
The study says that in next 35 years, an area of tropical forest equivalent to the size of India will be deforested. It warns that the rate of deforestation will be faster than previously thought.
It is tributary of Yamuna River and one of the highly polluted rivers in the Ganges Basin as it flows through highly populated and polluted areas of Uttar Pradesh.
The taxonomists gave out a list of species that includes all species, subspecies groups, hybrids, intergrades, spuhs, slashes, domestics, and forms.
The two organisations will work together for the conservation of coastal resources, with focus on the restoration of the Sorlagondi mangrove forest cover in Krishna district.
The notification was issued via the Gazette of India vide S/o-2262 (E) after the National Board of Wild Life cleared the process of demarcating the ESZ.
It says that tigers are dying not just from natural causes, but are being shot to death by authorities in case of man-animal conflicts.
The two governments agreed to prepare a blueprint for this purpose during the next 45 days. They also discussed the issues related to beautification of the Yamuna River Front.
After the landfall, the typhoon battered Taiwan with fierce winds (ranging 230km/h (142mph)) and rain leaving four people dead and a trail of devastation.
A regional wildlife crime control bureau will be established in the line of the national wildlife crime control bureau.
The gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), also known as the gavial, and the fish-eating crocodile, is a crocodilian of the family Gavialidae, native to the Indian Subcontinent.
Royal Bengal tigers live mainly in India with smaller populations in Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, China and Myanmar. Out of 2226 Bengal tigers found in India, 74 live in Indian side of Sunderbans.
The fish has received Zoo bank register number from International Commission of Zoological Nomenclature, the official body approving the new names of animals.
The findings of the discovery were published in the June 2015 issue of the international journal Webbia: Journal of Plant Taxonomy and Phytogeography.
The idea was mooted by an NGT bench headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar, who said that it needed to take everyone along and come up with an innovative approach to curb pollution.
The volcanic aerosols have acted during the last one decade as a natural umbrella to slow down global temperature increase from greenhouse gases.
The Banded tit is a resident of low-lying evergreen forests of Changlang and carries an interesting life cycle.
After Japan, the storm is due to pass northern Taiwan before making landfall on the east coast of mainland China on 11 July 2015.
Science Express is a unique science exhibition mounted on a 16-coach AC train travelling across India since 2007.
So far, including China, 43 parties to the UNFCCC, out of 192 member countries, have formally submitted their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs).
In the joint statement, both the countries agreed to increase the share of renewable energy to 20 percent of their energy mix by 2030.
These commitments to cut CO2 emissions by regional and local actors were part of the Compact of States and Regions announced in Lyon, France in 2014.
The Doha amendment is for the period between 2013 and 2020 and will come into force once 3/4th of UNFCC members consent to it.
The bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar gave the direction on a complaint filed by environmentalist MC Mehta against pollution of the Ganga River.
For this purpose, monitoring bases were established at 25 plots in the five islands of Bali, Gosaba, Basanti, Sagar and Satjelia.
In three Elephant Reserves (ERs), that is, Mayurbhanj, Mahanadi and Sambalpur, a total of 1450 elephants (74.21%) were recorded. These areas have eight sanctuaries.
Kiwa tyler is named after British deep-sea and polar biologist Professor Paul Tyler from the University of Southampton.
In exchange for three elephants from India, the Thiruvananthapuram zoo will receive two white lions, 15 coatis, two Siberian tigers, two llamas, and five squirrel monkeys.
Bhuvan Mobile App will enable public to collect and report information on various pollution sources that affects the water quality of river Ganga.
The typhoon made its landfall in south China’s Hainan province with heavy rain in the drought hit island.