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Western Ghats' biodiversity 'faces threat', says report
The Economic Times , Tuesday, November 21, 2017

KOCHI: Biodiversity in India's iconic Western Ghats is facing a threat from forest loss, encroachment and conversion, says a global environment agency in its report. It also put the hills in "Signific ...More


How air pollution increases India’s burden of disease
Dipankar De Sarkar
Live Mint , Friday, November 17, 2017

I have just discovered, courtesy of the first such study conducted by the ministry of health and independent health agencies, that I live in the Indian region with the highest number of life years los ...More


Climate change adaptation in Brahmaputra river basin discussed
The Assam Tribune , Friday, November 17, 2017

GUWAHATI, Nov 16 - A two-day regional consultation on cooperation in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in the Brahmaputra river basin was organised by the Aaranyak here recently. I ...More


Thermal power plants may dodge new emission norms: report
Mayank Aggarwal
Live Mint , Friday, November 17, 2017

New Delhi: India’s coal-based power sector may seek to avoid compliance with the strict emission norms that are due to take effect next month, according to a new analysis by the Centre for Science and ...More


Pollution a health issue, not just an environment problem: Experts
The Economic Times , Wednesday, November 15, 2017

NEW DELHI: Pollution should be seen as a serious health issue, rather than just as an environmental problem, according to experts who today called for immediate action to reduce the impact of pollutio ...More


Pollution a health issue, not just an environment problem: Experts
The Economic Times , Wednesday, November 15, 2017

NEW DELHI: Pollution should be seen as a serious health issue, rather than just as an environmental problem, according to experts who today called for immediate action to reduce the impact of pollutio ...More


Delhi pollution: Cleaning capital's toxic air requires scientific thinking, compliance and political will
Roshan Shankar and Ankit Srivastava
First Post , Monday, November 13, 2017

Delhi is a city that has always been bursting at the seams. When its foundation stone was laid by Emperor George Vth at the Delhi Durbar in 1911, only 4.13 lakhs of what was India's 25.2 crore populat ...More


Centre has the powers to tackle Delhi’s pollution crisis, but it is passing the buck
AFP
Scroll. In , Monday, November 13, 2017

Can the Centre bypass the Delhi government to take emergency and long-term steps to tackle the annual air pollution crisis in the capital? It can, legal experts say. The Ministry of Environment, Fores ...More


Delhi pollution LIVE updates: National capital among the world’s top 10 most polluted cities, says report by UK firm
NYOOOZ , Monday, November 13, 2017

Delhi continued to reel under smoggy conditions on Monday (File Photo) Delhi continued to reel under smoggy conditions on Monday (File Photo) Delhi continued to reel under smoggy conditions on Monday ...More


MP seeks survey to assess snow leopard population in state
The Arunachal Times , Wednesday, November 08, 2017

ITANAGAR, Dec 7: Member of Parliament, Ninong Ering has urged Union Minister for Environment, Forests & and Climate Change, Dr Harsh Vardhan, to initiate a survey to assess the ‘population and biologi ...More


Water convention urges govt to reconsider river linking project
NYOOOZ , Saturday, November 04, 2017

BHOPAL: Expressing serious concern over repeated droughts in the Bundelkhand region, the two-day convention organised by waterman Rajendra Singh in Khajuraho urged the Centre to reconsider its Ken-Bet ...More


Save Himalaya save Subcontinent
The Kashmir Monitor , Saturday, November 04, 2017

Himalayas as rightly termed is water towers of Asia. Being the only dependable perennial source of water to sustain. Acts as a jugular vein to support biodiversity in the subcontinent. Despite that it ...More


DharmendraJore: Our Promises Can't Be Plastic Anymore
Mid – Day , Saturday, November 04, 2017

Not many of the current generation would know that there was a time when their parents and grandparents carried cotton bags to markets. Shopkeepers and vegetable vendors would not have plastic carry b ...More


Harsh Vardhan: Climate change not about politics
PTI
Press Trust of India , Monday, October 30, 2017

New Delhi, Nov 29 (PTI) Climate change is not about politics, but is a moral commitment for India, Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said today, asserting that the country is ready to show "practicab ...More


Hotspot for migratory birds, Aslan wetland may get coveted recognition
Nihi Sharma
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, October 25, 2017

DEHRADUN: As the winter chill creeps in slowly, migratory birds have started flocking at Asan Conservation Reserve, a wetland located in the outskirts of Dehradun. But, that’s not the only good news. ...More


16 Per Cent Of All Deaths Due To Pollution: Report
Pune Mirror , Monday, October 23, 2017

“This is the first global analysis of the impacts of pollution – air, water, soil, occupational – together as well as exploring the economic costs and the social injustice of pollution,” says Bruce La ...More


4 Kashmir Films being showcased in 9th CMS Vatavaran
Kashmir Life , Wednesday, October 11, 2017

SRINAGAR: Asia’s largest International Environment and Wildlife Film Festival and Forum, a 5 days of honoring of mother nature with films, discussions, exhibitions and Open Stage Performances starting ...More


Carbon feedback from forest soils will accelerate global warming, 26-year study projects
Domain – B , Tuesday, October 10, 2017

After 26 years, the world's longest-running experiment to discover how warming temperatures affect forest soils has revealed a surprising, cyclical response: soil warming stimulates periods of abundan ...More


Dr Harsh Vardhan gets slammed on Twitter for supporting SC decision banning firecrackers on Diwali
DNA India , Tuesday, October 10, 2017

On Monday, Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan who holds the portfolios of Ministry of Science & Technology (India), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Ministry of Earth Sciences, face ...More


Work to supply treated sewage to industries picks up pace
NYOOOZ , Monday, October 09, 2017

In a year and half, the Chennai Metrowater will be equipped to supply water reclaimed from sewage to industries and save on freshwater sources. Work is under way to build tertiary treatment reverse os ...More


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