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.
The last recorded sighting of the parrot in Western Australia was in the Pilbara in 1912.
On this occasion, the Union Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu presented GreenCo Certificates to three units of Indian Railways for their eco-friendly initiatives.
The report stated that recycling the world's waste water, almost all of which goes untreated, would ease global water shortages while protecting the environment.
The court in its landmark judgement said, “Chief Secretary and the Advocate General of Uttarakhand will act as the "legal parents" of the holy rivers”.
Dev Raj Sikka, popularly known as the father of Indian Meteorology passed away on 18 March after suffering from a cardiac arrest.
The study was published in March 2017 in the journal PLOS Biology. As per the paper, until now, the oldest known red algae were 1.2 billion years old.
A river in New Zealand has gained the legal status of a person, complete with all the respective rights, duties and liabilities.
The approved plan for Haridwar is aimed at treating sewage water generated by not only city’s 1.5 lakh local dwellers, but also by people who visit the place for various purposes.
The findings were published on 13 March 2017 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The paper was published in the journal Nature Climate Change. The study focuses specifically on what this atmospheric circulation means for Arctic sea ice in September, when the ocean reaches its maximum area of open water.
The HCFC Phase Out Management Plan (HPMP) II is in tune with India’s commitment under the Montreal Protocol that seeks to reduce the usage of substances that deplete the ozone layer.
A recent study of the fossilised eggshell fragments of ostrich revealed that the flightless bird species existed in India 25000 years ago.
The pilot project on ornamental fisheries will be implemented by National Fisheries Development Board through the Fisheries departments of states and union territories.
A national conference was organised by the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation on Jal Kranti Abhiyan on 7 March 2017 in New Delhi.
The conclusion was reached after examining rock found along the eastern shore of Hudson Bay in northern Quebec, Canada. Carbon dating techniques indicate that these rocks are at least 3.77 billion years old and might even be 4.28 billion years old.
The WHO went on to state that indoor and outdoor air pollution, unsafe water, lack of sanitation, second-hand smoke and inadequate hygiene take the lives of 1.7 million children under 5 years.
The Wildlife Institute of India and the National Tiger Conservation Authority would be using drones to monitor the tiger count and habitat in 10 tiger reserves across the country.