Global Drought Severity Index Launched

Drought monitoring is important for characterizing the timing, extent, and severity of drought for effective mitigation and water management. Researchers at the University of California...

Tropical Storm Kai-Tak Hits Philippines

Tropical Storm Kai-Tak has hit the eastern Philippines. Kai-Tak hit the country's third-largest island Samar which was devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan four years...

Wildfires in California Driven by Santa Ana Winds

Wildfires in the forests of southern California are driven by Santa Ana winds. It has displaced the thousands of people from this area. About 200,000...

Steps Taken to Tackle Air Pollution in Delhi-NCR

Union Minister of Environment chaired the meeting on the issue of tackling air pollution in Delhi-NCR region. The meeting noted that the air quality in...

Role of Marine Bacteria in Global Carbon Cycle

In another dimension, marine bacteria that live in the dark depths of the ocean play a newly discovered and significant role in the global...

Carbon Capture and Storage: Latest Topic in News

Carbon dioxide can be used to extract oil, accelerating the development carbon-capturing technologies and limiting climate change. However, in a new analysis researchers say...

Trillion Trees Program Launched

Recently, the 'Trillion Trees Program' was launched by three conservation organizations – BirdLife International, the Wildlife Conservation Society and WWF. 'Trillion Trees Program' is a...

Cyclone Ockhi and Search Rescue Operations

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Ockhi is an active tropical cyclone currently threatening and impacting India, and is the most intense to exist in the...

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...