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.
The study indicates that drug-resistant TB could make up one in ten cases of the disease in the country in the next two decades.
The newly discovered species is reportedly one of the last ones to have survived on Earth before an asteroid strike wiped them out 66 million years ago.
The Environmentalist Foundation of India (EFI) has started work on reviving an ancient water body located in the Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu.
Physicist Stephen Hawking has warned in a new BBC documentary that humankind would need to leave the Earth within the next 100 years in order to survive.
Industries found illegally dumping e-waste on the banks of UP’s Ramganga River will have to pay a fine of around Rs 1 lakh, according to NGT’s latest ruling.
Ganga Swachhta Sankalp Divas was observed in more than 30 locations across India through the support of National Mission on Clean Ganga’s volunteer wing, Ganga Vichaar Manch.
Uma Bharti has launched a new water conservation programme to address the decline in ground water level in UP and MP’s Bundelkhand region.
The Horticulture Department has set up eight small leaf composters in two parks in Bengaluru to help deal with tonnes of dry leaves.
The National green tribunal has ordered the closure of all industries located in the vicinity of Bellandur Lake in Bangalore.
The report urges for additional and immediate measures to halt the worrying trend in illegal trafficking for international trade of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)-listed species in the world’s most ecologically important places.
The report states that countries will not meet global aspirations of universal access to safe drinking-water and sanitation unless steps are taken to use financial resources more efficiently.
The centre has released almost Rs 23,500 Cr to the states under the MGNREGS for Natural Resource Management (NRM) activities with a special focus on Water conservation works.
The Indian Veterinary Research Institute is going to set up a DNA bank in North India. Scientists at the institute are already in the process of collecting the DNA samples.
The key traits of the crab include the structure of its hard upper shell, its male abdominal structure and reproductive parts and diagnostic elongated walking legs, which no other genus has.
State’s forest, environment and ecology minister Choudhary Lal Singh said that the government is taking all possible measures to prevent state’s environment and ecology from being polluted.
The step was taken to present the hard ground swamp deer as the spirit of the reserve. It will also spread awareness to save the species from possible extinction.
After signing the roll-back plan at headquarters of EPA, Trump said that the executive action will lift the restrictions on American energy.
The committee will prepare a comprehensive action plan for mining in the state that will act as a blueprint for next 50 years.
One team is from Space Application Center and the second team is from National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC). The third and fourth team belongs to IRS Dehradun and Space Physics Laboratory.
Study reveals an alarming rise in the Chinese coastal sea levels and warns of the probability of coastal erosion and severe typhoons.