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What is Summer Solstice which will take place today in Northern Hemisphere? – Explainer

Jun 21, 2021
On June 21, the Northern Hemisphere will observe the longest day of 2021, also known as the Summer Solstice. Read all you need to know what is Summer Solstice?

India, US launch Hydrogen Task Force

Jun 21, 2021
The US-India Hydrogen Task Force will mainly aim to serve as a forum to achieve affordable hydrogen solutions. The key vision is to enhance energy security and resilience by scaling up low or zero-carbon hydrogen technologies and deployment.

India and Bhutan ink MoU for developing cooperation in the areas of Environment

Jun 19, 2021
The best practices will be exchanged between India and Bhutan in areas such as waste management, air pollution, climate change, chemical management, etc.

Stygarctus Keralensis: Newly discovered Tardigrade species named after Kerala

Jun 18, 2021
Stygarctus Keralensis- the new species- is the first taxonomically described marine tardigrade from the Indian water, which makes the latest discovery a significant one.

Government approves Deep Ocean Mission to tap vast marine living and non-living resources

Jun 17, 2021
The mission will help India to explore and mine strategic polymetallic nodules such as Nickel, Copper, Manganese, and Cobalt in 75,000 km of area in the Central Indian Ocean Basin.

India aims to restore 26 million hectares of degraded land by 2030: PM Modi 

Jun 16, 2021
India aims to restore 26 million hectares of degraded land by 2030 to achieve an additional carbon sink of 2.5 to 3 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent, said PM Narendra Modi at the UN  “High-Level Dialogue on Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought”.

Assam declares Dehing-Patkai as its seventh National Park

Jun 11, 2021
The 7th National park in Assam, Dehing-Patkai, has unique faunal and floral diversity. It was recognized by the state government in 2004 when 111.19 sq km of the area was notified as Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary.

1st edition of Arab-India Energy Forum concludes, discussion held on ways to boost energy cooperation

Jun 10, 2021
The subsequent plenary sessions explored the potential and the challenges of cooperation in the fields of intra-regional power trading, energy transition, nuclear power generation, and hydrocarbons.

Indian Railways working to become world’s largest green railway network

Jun 10, 2021
The Indian Railways is guided by a holistic vision of being an environmental-friendly, efficient, cost-effective, punctual and modern carrier of passengers as well as freight to serve the growing needs of New India. 

World Oceans Day 2021: Theme, Significance and Impact of Plastic Pollution!

Jun 8, 2021
The ocean produces at least 50% of the Earth's Oxygen and is home to most of the Earth’s biodiversity.

Merapi Volcano in Indonesia erupts 4 times

Jun 7, 2021
Mount Merapi in Indonesia also experienced 43 avalanche earthquakes for 10 to 141 seconds and five gust earthquakes for 11 to 27 seconds.

Raimona forest reserve named Assam’s sixth national park

Jun 7, 2021
Raimona National Park has a variety of wildlife including tiger, clouded leopard, Golden Langur, Indian gaur, Asian Elephant, spotted deer, wild buffalo and hornbill.

World Environment Day 2021: PM Modi highlights ethanol as one of major priorities of 21st century India

Jun 5, 2021
World Environment Day creates a global dialogue for individuals to act and inspire others to build a greener future. Read the full story to know the significance of World Environment Day 2021.

Government to set up National Mission on use of Biomass in coal based thermal power plants

May 25, 2021
The National Mission on the use of Biomass is intended to address the issue of air pollution because of farm-stubble burning and reducing the carbon footprints of thermal power generation.

G-7 nations agree to speed up efforts to slow global warming

May 24, 2021
Apart from contributing to the efforts to slow down global warming, the ministers also committed to terminating government support for new coal-fired power plants by the end of 2021.

Cheetahs to be re-introduced in India after being declared extinct in 1952

May 24, 2021
The Supreme Court has given its approval to introduce African Cheetahs to suitable habitats in India on an experimental basis.

World’s largest Iceberg breaks off in Antarctica as Glaciers Retreat; Check details

May 21, 2021
The European Space Agency has informed that the Iceberg A-76 calved from the western side of the Ronne Ice Shelf in Antarctica and is now floating on the Weddell Sea.

Antarctica headed towards climate tipping point by 2060: All you need to know

May 19, 2021
Currently, the world is on track to exceed 2 degrees Celsius with the current policies and global greenhouse emissions rate. Countries fulfilling the Paris Agreement targets is one way to drastically reduce the rising sea level.

Common Crane returns to Ireland after more than 300 years; Why is it significant?

May 18, 2021
It was the first time in 2020 in over 300 years that the Common Cranes were spotted nesting in Ireland during the breeding season. 

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