A study was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) in the US.
The Union Ministry of Environment and Forest accorded environmental clearance to the expansion of Bhubaneshwari opencast project in Odisha.
Fishing ban of 45-day imposed in the territorial waters of India’s east coast to ensure time and space for the fish to breed and multiply.
Earthquake of 8.2 magnitude struck Chile near Iquique and has raised tsunami warnings across the Latin America’s entire Pacific coastline.
Dhole -The Asiatic Wild Dog was spotted for the first time in the Jaldapara National Park (West Bengal).
Latest report of UN panel has warned that the climate change has increased risk of armed conflict among India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and China.
The UN's International Court of Justice (ICJ)has ruled that the Japanese government must halt its whaling programme Jarpa II in the Antarctic Ocean.
Released UN report has warned that the increasing magnitude of global warning will have severe, pervasive and irreversible impact on the climate.
WHO estimate says that in 2012 around 7 million people died of which 1 in 8 of total global deaths was a result of air pollution exposure.
Poachers gang killed a rhino in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary of Assam and took away its horn.
Assam Government sought an opinion of the people on trimming the horns of rhinos to save them from the poachers.
Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) revalidated ten varieties of Genetically Modified crops.
France on 17 March 2014 introduced driving restrictions in Paris to tackle dangerous pollution levels.
Japanese electronics firm Panasonic announced on 12 March 2014 to pay its employees a pollution premium to workers who are working in China.
Scientists in their study of a 70-million-year-old fossil found in Alaska said that it was the new species of dinosaur and it is smaller cousin T Rex.
The heated rocks and volcanoes played a major role in survival of a range of plants and animals during past ice ages, 20000 years ago.
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.