NGT expresses ‘anguish’ over the situation of the river Ganga

The National Green Tribunal expressed its anguish over the situation of river Ganga. It has clearly stated that the water of the Ganga river,...

Karnataka’s first climate lab inaugurated by Forest Minister

To strengthen the state climate change cell in Karnataka, Department of Science and Technology (DST) under the government has sanctioned a project, “Establishing/Strengthening the state climate change...

Tamil Nadu to ban plastics from January 2019

Tamil Nadu state government has recently issued an order stating that people of the state should prevent using a number of plastic items such...

Scientists identify key issues due to chemicals in the environment

A new study reports that scientists have pinpointed 22 key research questions associated with the risk of an increased amount of chemicals in the...

LEDs could reduce seabird death toll from fishing by 85 percent

A new research done by the University of Exeter shows that if fishing nets are installed with LED lights, it could help reduce the...

Cleaner fuels to increase job opportunities for farmers, says Gadkari about switching to alternative...

To cut India's increasing and large crude oil import bills and to create additional sources of income for the farmers, Union Minister, Nitin Gadkari is pitching for...

India Should Swap Crops to Save Water and Improve Nutrition

India, already a country of billions would need enough grain to feed 394 million more people by the year 2050. Deficiencies caused by lack...

State Government invests Rs 2.3 crore in Lake Chirakkal Chira

The State government of Kerela has sanctioned for the renovation of the Chirakkal Chira pond as part of reviving the 14-acre pond on the outskirts of this town. This...

Is Air-conditioning making things worse for us?

Severe change in the climate keeps making summer harder and harder for us and many cannot imagine going through them without the comfort of...

Minor Irrigation Department promises to protect the lakes in Bangalore

Minister for Minor Irrigation C.S. Puttaraju on 3rd July said that all steps would be undertaken to rejuvenate lakes across the State. Replying to the concerns expressed by...