The report says that nearly half of the iconic 229 natural and mixed World Heritage sites in 96 countries around the world, including Western Ghats, face significant threats.
These animals are rarely seen in the inland province. The species lives mainly in south China's mountains and hills are under second-class state protection.
The ban came after many animal rights organisations raised concerns over foreign breed dogs suffering due to unsuitable climatic conditions
The proposed project aims to boost supply and help achieve the government’s target of making LPG available to each household by 2018.
The declaration was made on the occasion of the side event on International Solar Alliance at the UN Headquarters in New York.
The agreement will mark as a significant step that brings developing and developed nations together to combat global warming by working to cut down greenhouse gas emissions.
The Paris Agreement is an agreement within the framework of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) dealing with greenhouse gases emissions mitigation, adaptation and finance starting in the year 2020.
Three towns Manta, Portoviejo and Pedernales were badly hit. The city of Pedernales, home to more than 40000 people in Manabí Province, is destroyed.
It also approved India to become a formal member of SAWEN to strengthen ties with the member countries to safegaurd the trans-boundary wildlife.
This rise in the number of tigers can be attributed to increase in tiger population in tiger survey countries, namely India, Russia, Nepal, and Bhutan and enhanced protection of the specie through use of latest technology.
The plan was designed to help countries meet their Paris COP21 pledges and manage increasing climate impacts.
The direction is aimed at enhancing transparency in the regulatory approval process and applicable to all GMOs in the pipeline including GM mustard variety - DMH11.
The new set of rules will replace the Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2000.
Import of metal scrap, paper waste and various categories of electrical and electronic equipments for re-use purpose were exempted from the need of obtaining Environment Ministry's permission.
With its inauguration, the safari houses three white tigers, including one male named Raghu and two females named Vindhya and Radha.
The objective of the new set of rules is to properly manage the 484 tons per day bio-medical waste from 168869 healthcare facilities (HCFs) across the country.
This discovery builds the knowledge base for further comparative analyses and conservation of Micrixalus, an ancient and endemic lineage of Indian frogs.
The rules were notified to effectively tackle the issues of pollution and waste management. The basis of these rules is to recover, recycle and reuse the waste generated through construction and demolition.
The report revealed that within the developing-economy category, the “big three” of China, India and Brazil saw 16 percent investment rise in renewable energy in 2015.
The new set of rules will supersede the E-Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 2011 and will pave the way for more transparent and efficient handling of e-waste across the country.
The project will be implemented in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal over a period of five years between 2016 and 2021.
The standards for Gensets running on LPG/NG, or in combination with diesel/petrol have been notified for the first time.
It was included at the meeting of the International Co-ordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere programme of UNESCO in Lima.
The scientists of the University of Hawaii revealed that current carbon emissions, mainly from burning fossil fuels, are about 10 billion tonnes a year.
While the focus of the global event was to engage people in critical climate conversations and solutions, the country-specific theme for India was to encourage usage of solar energy by individuals and organizations.
Through this MOU, the Sustainable and Responsible Tourism will take the forefront and achieve the commitments of the action plan of the Union Ministry.
The species has been identified from a mostly complete and well preserved fossil skull that the team has named Teyujagua paradoxa.
The researcher’s analysis showed that the frog is found only in a 150 sq km area of coastal Karnataka, making it eligible for a classification under the endangered category of the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
It will sponsor up to 6 Indian PhD students and post-doctoral researchers to work with US institutions for a period up to one year.
The Rampal Power Station is a proposed 1320 megawatt coal-fired power station at Rampal Upazila of Bagerhat District in Khulna, Bangladesh.