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US doing little to tackle climate change, say green bodies
PTI
DNA India , Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Green bodies today criticised the US president's claim that "major polluting nations" like India were contributing "nothing" towards tackling climate change, saying the US was itself "doing little" to ...More


Rare birds in India’s Western Ghats under greater threat than thought: Study
Snehal Fernandes
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, May 02, 2017

At least ten birds endemic to the Western Ghats – a biodiversity hotspot – are more under threat than previously thought, an international study has found. The International Union for Conservation of ...More


Fresh monitoring of KTPS pollution, activist writes to PMO again
MankaBehl
The Times of India , Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Nagpur: Activist Ankita Shah has again knocked the doors of Prime Minister Office (PMO) after not getting any intimation regarding her complaint on air pollution from three new units of Koradi Thermal ...More


Trillions of plastic bits, swept by current, litter Arctic waters
Deccan Herald , Tuesday, May 02, 2017

The world’s oceans are littered with trillions of pieces of plastic — bottles, bags, toys, fishing nets and more, mostly in tiny particles — and now this seaborne junk is making its way into the Arcti ...More


Now, take a biodiversity boat ride in the mangroves
Rohan Alex
The Hindu , Monday, May 01, 2017

Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Centre at Airoli offers nature interpreters, boardwalk, local artefacts A first-of-its-kind Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Centre for biodiversity conservation and se ...More


Fire charred 18,128 spots in Maharashtra forests in ten years, reveals ISRO study
Snehal Fernandes
The Hindustan Times , Monday, May 01, 2017

Satellite data have revealed that almost half of India’s protected areas reported incidents of fire between 2006 and 2015. Maharashtra stands fourth when it comes to the number of locations that repor ...More


VEHICLES ‘Misconception’ that only diesel pollutes: govt to NGT
PTI
The Financial Express , Friday, April 28, 2017

The government today told the National Green Tribunal that there was a “misconception” that only diesel pollutes the environment. “NGT has concluded that diesel vehicles are more polluting than petrol ...More


Coal power plants in India can derail climate change agenda: report
Gireesh Chandra Prasad
Live Mint , Friday, April 28, 2017

New Delhi: India’s proposed coal-fired power plants—both under-construction ones and those on the drawing board—run the risk of either becoming stranded assets or jeopardising the country’s climate ch ...More


India’s proposed coal power plants a hurdle to meeting Paris treaty targets
MalavikaVyawahare
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, April 27, 2017

Emissions from coal-fuelled power plants may hinder meeting the targets and possibly jeopardise the ambitious goal of keeping global warming under 1.5 degrees Celsius of pre-industrial levels. India’ ...More


More Antarctic protections urged on World Penguin Day
AFP
Telangana Today , Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Sydney: The world needs to do more to protect the Antarctic wilderness and its wildlife, scientists warned Tuesday, as they marked World Penguin Day. The flightless seabirds — a favourite with childr ...More


Sweden to help Maharashtra cut air pollution
THE ASIAN AGE , Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Mumbai: The state government is likely to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Swedish government with an aim to manage waste in Maharashtra and to decrease the effect of global warming. ...More


Sweden ready to share green city experience, technology
Priyanka Sahoo
The Indian Express , Wednesday, April 26, 2017

ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION was at the heart of a meeting between the Maharashtra state and Swedish Deputy Minister of Environment and Climate Change Eva Svedling on Tuesday. Efficient waste management sys ...More


WHAT’S KILLING KARNATAKA’S TIGERS?
Niranjan Kaggere
Bangalore Mirror , Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Since Karnataka emerged as the ‘tiger capital’ of the country, the forests of the state have become popular targets for poachers. Even the National Tiger Conservatory Authority (NTCA) had issued ale ...More


Finally, civic agencies hit ground zero to clean up Bellandur Lake
Aparajita Ray &Niharika Alva
The Times of India , Tuesday, April 25, 2017

BENGALURU: The recent rap from the National Green Tribunal (NGT), directing civic agencies in Bengaluru to clean up Bellandur Lake within a month, seems to have had some effect. Following directions f ...More


Arctic thaw quickening threatens trillion-dollar costs: Report
Reuters
The Indian Express , Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The Arctic’s quickening thaw is melting the permafrost under buildings and roads from Siberia to Alaska, raising world sea levels and disrupting temperature patterns further south, an international st ...More


Various programmes mark World Earth Day
The Hitavada , Monday, April 24, 2017

Various events, seminars and workshops were organised to commemorate International Earth Day. The Regional Museum of Natural History, Bhopal organised a Poster Making Competition on the occasion of In ...More


This EARTH DAY lets come together to protect our Earth
NEWSHEADS , Sunday, April 23, 2017

New Delhi: This 47th EARTH DAY lets come together and start an initiative to protect our Earth from the adverse effects of environment. To educate and aware the people round the world to take steps to ...More


Do your bit, save the planet: Google’s Earth Day Doodle
IANS
The Avenue Mail , Sunday, April 23, 2017

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Eat less meat, opt for carpooling, and unplug unused electronic devices — do your bit and make a huge difference to saving Earth, suggests Google’s Earth Day Doodle on Satur ...More


Earth Day Doodle- Major Tech Companies plan for the Planet
Sneha
Tecake. In , Sunday, April 23, 2017

The current year’s Earth Day topic is about natural and atmosphere education. That is precisely what Article 6 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) concentrates on — i ...More


Earth Day 2017: Here’s how Apple and Google are celebrating
The Indian Express , Sunday, April 23, 2017

Apple and Google have released press statements describing how the two companies are celebrating Earth Day 2017. Apple has rolled out a series of videos featuring interviews from employees who talk ab ...More


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