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National Wildlife Action Plan 2017-2031

India has the largest participation of people living in the forests towards conservation efforts. National Wildlife Action Plan has been made landscape-based, rather than...

Concept Of ‘Capturing Waste Carbon Dioxide’ In News

As part of its climate change commitments in the aftermath of signing the historic Paris agreement India is now exploring the possibility of carbon...

Mexico Earth Quake: Reason and Complete Tectonic Details

The September 19, 2017, M 7.1 earthquake in Central Mexico occurred as the result of normal faulting at a depth of approximately 50 km....

UN ‘Global Land Outlook’ Report Released

Global Land Outlook (GLO) report by the secretariat of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) was launched in Ordos, China. This United Nations report warns...

NGT Bans Plastic Bags in Delhi

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) imposed a ban on use of non-biodegradable plastic bags which are less than 50 microns in the entire national...

India Ratifies Kyoto Protocol Commitment

India has ratified the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol. This protocol commits countries to contain the emission of greenhouse gases. India deposited its...

Acid Zone in Chesapeake Bay Found

Scientists have identified a zone of water that is increasing in acidity in the Chesapeake Bay. The Chesapeake Bay is an estuary in the U.S....

Tropical Storm Pakhar and Typhoon Hato

Severe Tropical Storm Pakhar has swept into southern China, bringing heavy rain and strong wind to Hong Kong and Macau as the region reels...

Hurricane ‘Harvey’ Hits USA

Hurricane Harvey was a tropical cyclone that caused unprecedented and catastrophic flooding in southeastern Texas in USA. It was the first major hurricane to make...

Latest Indian Efforts to Tackle Climate Change

The world came together in 2015 and agreed upon the Paris Agreement under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.  It came into force...

Ecosystems Service Improvement Project

A Grant Agreement from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) of the World Bank of USD 24.64 million for “Ecosystem Service Improvement Project” was signed...

GM Crops Cultivation in India

Genetically modified crops (GMCs, GM crops, or biotech crops) are plants used in agriculture, the DNA of which has been modified using genetic engineering...