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.
The Humboldt's flying squirrel is known as a cryptic species, a species that was previously thought to be another as the two look similar.
The Government of Kerala has implemented a ‘green protocol’ to make auspicious occasions such as weddings plastic free.
The celebration of this day provides us with an opportunity to broaden the basis for an enlightened opinion and responsible conduct by individuals, enterprises and communities in preserving and enhancing the environment.
Allies voice their dismay as Trump announced that the United States is going to withdraw itself from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
The scientists have been surveying the dark and cold abyss that was four kilometres (2.5 miles) below the surface through nets, sonar and deep-sea cameras.
Though Hyalinobatrachium yaku is not the only see-through species in existence, its markings, unusual call, and reproductive behaviour set it apart from the rest.
MORA was observed moving Northward with a speed of 11 kmph over East-Central Bay of Bengal.
According to a new study from European researchers, sea levels are rising three times as quickly as they were 25 years ago, placing hundreds of millions of people living in coastal areas at risk.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister has launched a water conservation campaign in the wake of acute water crisis faced by most of the state’s regions.
Only a few hundred cobra lily plants are left in the wild and they can be found only in a small area measuring less than 10 square kilometres in the Nilgiris.
The findings were published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
According to the new study, the common lineage of great apes and humans split several hundred thousand years earlier than assumed until now.
The Technology Roadshow has showcased current refrigeration and air conditioning equipment which is designed to be more energy efficient.
The green panel has directed Divisional Commissioner of Agra to provide data on trees planted in Agra’s eco-sensitive zone, located near Taj Mahal.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has ordered an indefinite ban on sand mining in the Narmada until a government-appointed committee submits its report on scientific ways of mining in the river.
Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan took over the additional charge of Environment Ministry, filling the seat left vacant after the death of Anil Madhav Dave.
Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California discovered the new bacterium on filters installed on the ISS.
Sending a message that unused materials can also be used for constructive work, a school in Jamshedpur has decided to have an environment-friendly toilet made of plastic bottles and other materials.
The International day for Biological Diversity was observed across the world with theme ‘Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism’ to highlight the contribution of sustainable tourism to economic growth and conservation of biodiversity.
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar also constituted a committee headed by Delhi Jal Board CEO to oversee the execution of work pertaining to the cleaning of the river.
The annual conference of the Departments of Disaster Management of States and Union Territories was held to review the preparedness of the states and UTs for dealing with any natural disaster.
The National Green Tribunal has ordered that any vehicle found over-speeding inside the Kaziranga National Park will have to pay an environment compensation of 5,000 rupees under the Motor Vehicles (MV) Act.
Narendra Modi released a road map for steps to be taken for the conservation of Narmada, to ensure it is pollution free.