Trees were being felled and sold to timber traders for many months near Muzaffarpur’s SKMCH hospital, according to reports
Half of global cropland expansion replaced natural vegetation and tree cover: Study
Ken-Betwa river interlinking: Core forest area of Panna tiger reserve will come under water, warns study
Ozone-destroying greenhouse gas emissions from China increased significantly: Study
COVID-19 seasonal, winter spread risk higher in temperate zones: WMO
Local and global positivity rates, presence of novel variants and local vaccination rates also important factors
No place for green agenda in Kolkata Municipal Corporation elections
The group lays down set of 15 environment-related demands; urges poll commission to pass directives for maintaining green norms
Plastic production accounts for much larger carbon footprint than previously thought
Global carbon footprint of plastic doubled since 1995, reaching two billion GtCO2-tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent in 2015
Mountain of faith: Mysuru’s famous Chamundi Hill is crumbling
Four major landslides have been reported on Mysuru’s Chamundi Hill since 2019, alarming greens and government alike
Stolen river: NGT orders Jindal Steel to pay Rs 2 crore for ‘destroying’ Odisha nullah
JSPL, based out of Jindal Nagar in Angul, had interfered with nature by changing the natural course of the ...
Winter monsoon: 2021 had fewest sub-divisions with normal rainfall in five years
The anomaly can be attributed to climate change, say experts
Commitments fall short: Amazonian indigenous people slam CoP26
Rather than taking meaningful action, CoP26 has provided powerful political and corporate actors the opportunity to cement false solutions, ...
Coastal villagers vow to oppose JSW steel plant in Odisha
Jindal Steel Works Ltd is to build a proposed steel, cement and power plant on land where POSCO was ...
Inheritance of loss: The young are restless to conserve the world, want to be heard in global forums
The young environmentalists are taking climate action into their own hands as “leaders are lost and planet damaged“
Wet winter, harsh summer, weird monsoon: What La Nina has in store for India in 2022
La Nina will be a major component of IMD's upcoming forecasts
Plastic pollution in aquatic systems may triple by 2040: UNEP
Around 23-37 million tonnes of waste could end up in the ocean a year by 2040, up from 9-14 million ...
STPs in 3 Punjab towns lying defunct: NGT monitoring committee
Poor performance of sewage treatment plants due to delayed payment by municipal bodies, monitoring committee report to NGT
El Nino-like weather conditions increased short-term malnutrition in children across tropics: Study
Nearly 6 million children were driven into hunger during 2015 El Nino
Human activity is slowly killing the world’s rivers, study illustrates
The chemical composition of major rivers such as Yangtze, Amazon, Mississippi and Congo have been altered
Odisha’s mega drinking water project: No proper environmental assessment, NGT pulls up Centre, state
The IIT panel in charge of the assessment never visited site and study report was based on secondary data ...
Clean, healthy and sustainable environment a universal right: UN Human Rights Council
UNEP executive director calls on UN member states to consider passing a resolution on right to a clean environment, ...
Storm Shaheen predicted to intensify into severe cyclonic storm by tonight
The cyclonic storm is moving away from the Indian coast
Recycled plastic for food packaging: Why the new rules are shocking
The new directive by Union environment ministry overrides 2016 rules that did not permit carry bags made of recycled ...
MGNREGA could also help India sequester carbon: Study
MGNREGA may have helped capture a total carbon of 102 million tonnes equivalent in 2017-18 through plantations and soil ...
Air, water pollution offences more than triple in 2020: NCRB
Only 8 of 36 states and Union territories register cases for violating air, water pollution laws in 2020
Environment-related offences recorded 78% increase in 2020
Tamil Nadu has the country’s highest number of environment-related crimes