European Union has decided to impose ban on the pesticides that harms bees. Of the 27 seven members of EU 15 voted in favour of the ban.
The armed gang of poachers, in the month of May 2013, killed an unidentified number of elephants at Dzanga-Ndoki national park.
The European Space Agency gave a green signal to Biomass, the satellite that can weigh the forests of the Earth. Biomass would be launched in 2020.
Scientists from the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research unveiled that foxes in the Arctic region were exposed to higher levels of mercury.
Scientists in their report unveiled that the Arctic seas are becoming acidic because of CO2 emissions.
The Environment Ministry of India decided to put a ban on the trade of peacock feathers as a measure to conserve the national bird of India- peacock.
iCED was inaugurated by Vice President Hamid Ansari in Jaipur on 5 May 2013.
Syzygium Travncoricum, a critically endangered tree found mainly in Kerela has been removed from the Red List of IUCN. The tree entered the list in 1998.
Camarillo Springs Wildfire broke on 2 May 2013 near Camarillo in California. The fires tripled in size since 3 May 2013.
The Environment Ministry report submitted to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification states desertification of one fourth of Indian Land.
High Seas, Our Future Conference concluded with Paris Appeal for High Seas in Paris France on 11 April 2013.
The 10-member High Level Working Group headed by K Kasturirangan presented report on Western Ghats to Ministry of Environment and Forests.
The Supreme Court of India on 15 April 2013 ordered Gujarat to share the endangered Asiatic lions with its neighbouring state- Madhya Pradesh.
Researchers from the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, discovered that the red wood ants can sense earthquakes even before they strike.
Power was restored to part of the cooling system at Japan's tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear plant.
Scientists from the University of Minnesota unveiled that climate change and industrial fishing can be a cause of benefit for the penguins.
A team of scientists from KNMI in De Bilt explained in their recent study that the reason for expansion of sea ice of Antarctica is climate change.
Russian Scientists named a prehistoric fossil after the Russia's Communist revolution hero’s name- Vladimir Lenin. The fossil is called Leninia Stellans.
Despite poaching in Kaziranga National Park, Rhino population increased to 2329 from 2290, according to the recent census which ended on 26 March 2013.
In a research led by lead author Dr Pablo Venegas from CORBIDI in Lima, Perú, two new woodlizard species were discovered from Cordillera Azul National Park.
Thousands of prawns were found dead on the beach in Coronel city, around 530 km from Santiago, Chile, in the third week of March 2013.
The New Zealand Government in the third week of March 2013 declared the worst-ever drought in 30 years in the entire North Island of the country.
The study by a team of lion biologists of University of Minnesota found that half of the wild lion population of Africa would extinct in coming 20-40 years.
The Okhla composting plant in New Delhi became the first in India to receive the carbon credits from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Capital of India, Delhi was ranked at number 32 or the worst position in the crucial environmental parameters of Environmental Performance Index (EPI).
Researchers from Norway, South Africa, Britain and Germany discovered a small continent called Mauritia beneath the Indian Ocean.
Scientists discovered in their study that Bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) can detect flowers' electric fields.
The first wildlife skywalk of India will be coming up in Maenam wildlife sanctuary, Sikkim. 22 km rope-way will be constructed, as proposed by Sikkim Govt.
The African state of Gabon on 16 February 2013 decided to suspend the sale of large-calibre arms and ammunitions to stem elephant poaching in the country.
Zoological Society of London along with IUCN species survival commission found out that Indian reptiles were facing threat of extinction.