Bodies such as WHO used ‘arbitrary’ conversion factors to measure pollutants
Road widening may not affect flora and fauna, NGT told
The price realised at the maiden auction for wind projects follows the historically low solar tariffs
Forest Department grappling with logistics in Bandipur National Park
50,000 samples, including from India, to play a role in developing climate-resilient crops
Air quality continues to deteriorate, but there is no pressure on the government to take action
The inadequate response to the oil spill off the coast of Chennai raises questions of accountability
They are no bigger than a human thumbnail, make a distinctive chirping sound
They gradually lose capacity to soak up a type of greenhouse gas and give off even more of another
Orders were issued after information on movement of suspected poachers in the tiger reserve
Weak official response to the pollution of Bengaluru’s wetlands threatens public health
In 1995, a chromium factory in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore district shut shop leaving behind a legacy of contaminated soil and water. Two decades later, agriculture remains unviable and people continue to flock to hospitals with health issues.
Residents blame it on garbage burning; officials suspect ‘chemically active’ sludge
Antarctic sea ice extent has shrunk to the lowest recorded-level in last four decades, scientists say.
A new international report has drawn attention to the deadly pollutants that pervade the air that people breathe in India, causing terrible illness and premature death.
Much greater focus is required to reverse both inadequate budgetary allocation for the Ministry of Environment and its under-utilisation
Chilika Lake has recorded marginal drop in the population of the species from 144 in 2015 to 134 this year
Interventions like converting agricultural land for housing or industry and filling up ponds impact ecosystem services
Researchers exploring the forests of Western Ghats also designate two new genera that is endemic to the region
When the forest officers attached to the British Raj surveyed the vast expanse of grasslands and woodlands in the country, they decided to term them ‘forests’. For many modern-day scientists, however,