Pune, July 6
Noting that forest land is being acquired by the wind power industry on a larger scale, an environment report has warned that this could have an adverse impact on the local ecology.
Mumbai, April 16
The Ministry of Environment and Forests has undertaken a Rs 65-crore project to supply water to the Keoladeo National Park from the Goverdhan drain. »
Kolkata, April 11
Industries located along the Gangetic delta in Haldia, Kolkata and its outskirts are polluting the fragile ecosystem of Sundarbans, home to 40 lakh people and the Royal Bengal Tiger, a latest stud...
Berlin, Jan 12
Many urban birds sing at a high pitch to differentiate their songs from the low-frequency sound of road traffic in noisy cities, a new study has found.
Scientists from the Max Planck Inst...
London, Dec 14
Man-made global warming may have little effect on some common species of trees in the Amazon rainforest as they date back more than 8 million years and have survived through massive temperature fl...
Berhampur (Odisha), Dec 9
Poaching of migratory birds continues unabated in the Chilika Lake despite warning by wildlife officials against killing of winged guests in Asia’s largest blue lagoon.
Washington, July 25
NASA scientists have used satellites to measure what’s occurring inside plants at the cellular level, a finding that can help better crop assessment.
During photosynthesis, plants emit wh...
Seattle (Washington), May 22
US online giant Amazon has unveiled plans for a futuristic greenhouse style headquarters “where employees can work and socialise in a more natural, park-like setting.” The Internet compa...
Mumbai, Apr 15
Some Asiatic lions of Gir in Gujarat may soon move to a new home. The Supreme Court on Monday permitted the relocation in limited numbers of the big cats to the Kuno Palpur sanctuary in neighbouri...
Jannaram (Andhra Pradesh), April 7
As you drive through the dusty, dense Kawal Tiger Reserve in Andhra Pradesh’s Adilabad district, it does not take long to hear the jungle’s rhapsody.
Bison, sambar, wild boars and deer ca...
London, Jan 11
Mangrove forests of the Sundarbans – home to the Bengal tiger – are fast-disappearing, jeopardising the fate of the endangered species, UK scientists have warned.
Rapid deterioration in m...
Bhopal, Dec 14
Notwithstanding the recent death of four tigers in Madhya Pradesh due to electrocution and poaching, the State Government is hopeful of winning back the ‘tiger state’ status from Karnataka after t...