The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has also directed all food safety commissioners to take action to prevent the use of unsafe packaging materials by companies.
The manufacturer of the world’s first full-scale floating wind farm is Statoil, which says that output from the turbines is expected to equal or surpass generation from current ones.
The Government of Chhattisgarh has set a target of planting over eight Cr plant saplings by the end of August 2017.
The National Steering Committee on Climate Change has approved three Detailed Project Reports submitted by the Governments of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Sikkim for funding under the National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change.
The new species, named as the hoodwinker (mola tecta), was discovered by an Australian researcher.
The concept of building eco-bridges came up after visits by experts from the Wildlife Board of India and the Wildlife Institute of India. The experts were concerned about the large-scale destruction of forest along the corridor, which would result in cutting off tiger movement between TATR and Bejjur.
The discovery highlights the importance of finding and examining skeletal material from these rare dinosaurs.
Rajendra Petkar, Head- Power System, Engineering, Tata Motors said, "Bio-Methane bus is a step towards developing environment friendly vehicles.
Indian research vessels Samudra Ratnakar, Samudra Kaustabh and Samudra Saudikama carried out the exploration, named High Resolution Seabed Mapping and Natural Resource Evaluation.
It declared ‘No-Development Zone’ along an area of 100 metres from the edge of the river and directed that this zone must be turned into green belts.
One of the biggest icebergs ever recorded has just broken away from Antarctica has calved away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf of Antarctica.
The green panel went on to state that “Although kite flying with 'manja' has been a sport and recreational activity in the country since time immemorial, but the strings endanger the lives of birds, animals and human beings and damage the environment”.
In a draft document later adopted without debate, the World Heritage Committee noted with "serious concern" coral bleaching along the Great Barrier Reef, and asked for an overall report on the state of conservation by December 2019.
The Committee states that the Vienna Ice-Skating Club—Intercontinental Hotel project has failed to comply fully with previous Committee decisions, notably concerning the height of new constructions, which will have adverse effects on the Austrian capital.
One of the largest icebergs ever recorded, about 2,500 square miles, is poised to break off from one of the largest floating ice shelves in Antarctica.
As per the study, extreme El Nino conditions and warming of the Bay of Bengal had resulted in unprecedented heavy rainfall in Chennai between 30 November 2015 and 2 December 2015.
The institute was ranked number two under the category 2016 Top Climate Think Tanks in the Rest of the World-Absolute Global Rankings during ICCG’s 23rd annual conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.
The Union Environment Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has launched a month-long plantation drive to mark Van Mahotsav. The Minister planted a sapling and also distributed saplings for plantation to local residents.
As per the study, the animal found in Madagascar in Africa was a top land predator of the Middle Jurassic period, when dinosaurs ruled the Earth.
The step comes as a special gesture to mark the first visit of an Indian Prime Minister to the Jewish nation.
A new study about the forest cover in India’s Sunderbans reveals that the mangrove forest cover in the Indian Sunderbans has been depleting alarmingly over the past few decades.
The Madhya Pradesh government has created a new record by planting 6 Cr saplings in 24 districts of Narmada basin in just 12 hours.
A new study warns that one-fifth of the world's population, about two billion people, could become climate change refugees by the year 2100 due to rising ocean levels.
he 29 globally significant coral reefs on UNESCO’s World Heritage List are facing existential threats, and their loss would be devastating ecologically and economically.
The government has launched a portal on weather information that will help discoms manage power distribution.
Maharashtra Forest Minister, Sudhir Mungantiwar has said that the government plans to launch a mobile app named ‘My Plant’ on 1 July 2017 that will help in recording data regarding tree plantations in the state.
In order to get world heritage site recognition, the lake should have outstanding global value in terms of biodiversity and eco-system.
The vote makes Sweden the first country to significantly strengthen its climate targets since the Paris Agreement in 2015.
The decision of NCA will also help in providing drinking water to about 1 crore people and will also irrigate about 8 lakh hectares of area.
Nalanda model of water conservation, Project Jal Sanchay has been selected for the national award for excellence in the Mahatma Gandhi national rural employment guarantee programme.