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Cyclone Nisarga: Maharashtra, Gujarat prepares for cyclone, NDRF teams deployed

20 hrs ago
Tropical storm ‘Nisarga’, which is headed towards the coast in Gujarat and Maharashtra is expected to make landfall close to Mumbai on June 3. Mumbai and the neighboring districts have been placed on high alert by the government.

Locusts Swarms in India: What are Locusts & its Plague; How are they Harmful & Control Measures - Explained

May 29, 2020
Locusts Attack in India: Know here what is meaning of Locusts, what is locust plague, how they form swarms, how do locusts look, what they eat, how they damage the crops and agriculture. Know measures taken for locusts control and everything about Locusts.

Uttarakhand Forest Fire: Uttarakhand burning since 4 days, nearly 50 acres of land destroyed?

May 27, 2020
Uttarakhand has been burning since 4 days, as per individual accounts on social media. This is the second major tragedy to hit India in less than 10 days after Cyclone Amphan.

Prakash Javadekar launched major initiatives on International Biodiversity Day

May 25, 2020
While stressing on the theme, Prakash Javadekar stated that ‘Our solutions are in nature’ and that protecting biodiversity is very essential, especially in the present context as it is the nature that shields us from various catastrophe.

Cyclone Amphan to make landfall today: What are cyclonic storms, why are they deadly?

May 20, 2020
Cylcone Amphan is expected to hit Odisha and West Bengal by today afternoon. 

Cyclone Amphan: PM Modi reviewed response preparedness, assured all possible support

May 18, 2020
Cyclone Amphan: PM Narendra Modi held a high- level meeting on May 18 to monitor the situation and review the preparedness of the states. 

India moves up to 74th position on Global Energy Transition Index

May 14, 2020
With moving up to 74th rank, India has shown improvement in key parameters of economic security, economic growth, and environmental sustainability.

India sees fall in CO2 emissions for the first time in four decades

May 13, 2020
As per the study, in March the Indian carbon dioxide emissions fell by 15% and have likely to be fallen by 30% in April.

IMD includes Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad in its weather forecasts

May 8, 2020
India Meteorological Department (IMD) included Gilgit-Baltistan and Muzaffarabad regions as part of its Jammu & Kashmir meteorological sub-division.

Govt calls for farmers' movement on integrated soil nutrient management

May 7, 2020
Deterioration of soil physical, chemical, and biological health has been considered as one of the main reasons for the stagnation in agricultural productivity in India.

IMD releases new list of 169 tropical cyclones names

Apr 30, 2020
The newly released list by IMD has 13 names each from the 13 member countries, including India,  of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO).

Jal Shakti Abhiyan activities to be expanded during monsoon

Apr 30, 2020
Centre and State schemes in water conservation and irrigation sectors have been allowed to be implemented with suitable accordance with MGNREGA works.

11th session of Petersberg Climate Dialogue conducted via video conference

Apr 29, 2020
The 11th session of Petersberg Climate Dialogue was conducted to discuss the ways of tackling the societies and economies after COVID-19.

Hydrogen fuel electric buses and cars for Delhi and Leh

Apr 28, 2020
The aim of the launch of Hydrogen fuel cell-based electric cars for Delhi and Leh by NTPC Ltd. will be for decarbonizing the mobility segment.

Largest Ozone Layer hole heals itself over Arctic: Reports

Apr 27, 2020
As per the reports, the largest hole in the Ozone layer which was 1 million square kilometres wide over the Arctic is now closed. 

NGT directs Centre, State for scientific disposal of COVID-19 waste

Apr 25, 2020
NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar headed the bench and directed the Union Territories and Chief Secretary of States to closely monitor the handling, transport, scientific storage and disposal of COVID-19 waste.

Lockdown results in lower air pollution levels in north India: NASA

Apr 23, 2020
Aerosols are tiny liquid and solid particles in the air. They reduce visibility and can also damage the human lungs and heart.

Earth Day 2020: PM Modi thanks Mother Earth for her gifts, lauds COVID-19 warriors at the forefront

Apr 22, 2020
Earth Day 2020: On 22nd April 2020, World Earth Day will be celebrated across the globe via ‘digital means’ amid the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. PM Narendra Modi expressed his gratitude towards Mother Earth for the abundant gifts given  by her. He also lauded the COVID-19 warriors who are leading humanity's fight against the Coronavirus pandemic in the challenging times. 

Viswanathan Anand named new ambassador of WWF India

Apr 17, 2020
Chess legend Viswanathan Anand has been named as the new ambassador for WWF India’s Environment Education program.

Environment Ministry amends Environment Impact Assessment notification to ramp up production of bulk drugs 

Apr 16, 2020
The Environment ministry has re-categorised all projects in respect of bulk drugs that were manufactured to address various ailments from the existing ‘A’ category to ‘B2’ category. 
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