100 different species first in line for extinction from 48 different countries announced during the World Conservation Congress held in Republic of Korea on 11 September 2012
An estimated 97 per cent of the ice sheet surface thawed at some point in mid July
Recommendations made by an expert panel
caught amidst bitter controversies ranging from its environmental impacts to ethical concerns such as corporate control of the food supply and intellectual property rights
The new oxidant is capable of oxidizing suphur dioxide
Scientists revealed that over the past 30 years the northern hemisphere has witnessed more "hot" (orange), "very hot" (red) and "extremely hot" (brown) summers.
UN Environment Programme (UNEP) had come out with the innovative competition on World Environment Day 2012.
To promote green initiatives and sustainable development in the state
The three percent increase in CO2 took the total amount of CO2 in air at an all-time high of 34 billion tonnes
The annual rate of shrinkage is 48.2 metres in terms of length and 0.57 % in terms of area
The study found that the glacier saw an increase in ice thickness of 0.11 (plus or minus 0.22) metres of water equivalent per year between 1999 and 2008
The Western Ghats are also considered to be one of the world's eight hottest hotspots of biological diversity.
eight core issues in the course of summit, which comprises decent jobs, energy, sustainable cities, food security and sustainable agriculture, water, oceans and disaster readiness.
Feeding one bundle (15Kg) of CO4 grass has been found to increase milk yield by almost 200 ml per cow
Euphorbia mayuranthanii of Kerala were listed in the extinct in the wild category, while a leaf frog species and six plants were reported to be extinct.
Conservationists in Nepal are to send drone aircraft into the skies in the battle to save the Himalayan nation's endangered tigers and rhinos from poachers
ESI had referred to 41 key environmental indicators which were classified into nine thematic sub indices with respect to policy formulation
Project to measure physical and mechanical properties of rocks before, during and after a quake by drilling a 7 km hole into the crust.
Theme: Green Economy: Does it include you? The host was the Federative Republic of Brazil.
decline in monsoon rains led to weakened river dynamics, and played a critical role both in the development and the fall of the Harappan culture