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Poles apart: satellites reveal why Antarctic sea ice grows as Arctic melts
Damian Carrington
The Guardian , Monday, November 12, 2012

The mystery of the expansion of sea ice around Antarctica, at the same time as global warming is melting swaths of Arctic sea ice, has been solved using data from US military satellites. Two decades ...More


China surveys Yangtze dolphin as extinction looms
Times of India , Monday, November 12, 2012

SHANGHAI: Chinese scientists on Sunday began a survey of the dwindling population of an endangered porpoise in the country's longest river, as the animal edges towards extinction from man-made threa ...More


India wants comprehensive climate talks in Doha
Nitin Sethi, TNN
Times of India , Monday, November 12, 2012

NEW DELHI: India has demanded that environment ministers gathering in Doha for climate talks in November-end discuss not just greenhouse gas emission reductions but finance, technology and other issue ...More


Uttarakhand tops Planning Commission's green ranking
Economic Times , Monday, November 12, 2012

NEW DELHI: Uttarakhand has been rated top in the Planning Commission's green ranking based on quality of air and water, waste management, forest cover and climate change. The panel lists Himachal P ...More


India making efforts towards environmental sustainability: UNESCO
PTI
Times of India , Saturday, November 10, 2012

NEW DELHI: UNESCO today lauded India's efforts towards environmental sustainability and said a multi- dimensional approach in this regard is the need of the hour globally. "We are testing the capacit ...More


Environment project helps villagers to raise incomes
By BusinessWeek Correspondent
The Citizen , Friday, November 09, 2012

Pangani. The Tanzania Coastal Management Partnership (TCMP) Pwani is playing a major role to manage the environment and alleviate poverty in villages, Pangani District executive director Neneka Rash ...More


Maya civilization's collapse linked to climate change - study
By Deborah Zabarenko
Reuters India , Friday, November 09, 2012

(Reuters) - For a clue to the possible impact of climate change on modern society, a study suggests a look back at the end of classic Maya civilization, which disintegrated into famine, war and collap ...More


Students to be awarded for environment projects
TNN
Times of India , Friday, November 09, 2012

PUNE: The state environment department has initiated 'Srushti Mitra Awards' to recognize innovative models, demonstrations, surveys and projects that students undertake in rural and urban areas on top ...More


Caribbean sardine collapse linked to climate change
Marielba Nez in Caracas for SciDev
The Guardian , Friday, November 09, 2012

The collapse of sardine fisheries in the southern Caribbean during the past decade may have been driven by global climate change, according to a study. Researchers from the US and Venezuela linked ec ...More


Monsoon may fail more often due to climate change
Reuters
The Financial Express , Wednesday, November 07, 2012

The Indian monsoon is likely to fail more often in the next 200 years, threatening food supplies, unless governments agree how to limit climate change, a study showed on Tuesday. The monsoon rains c ...More


Global warming may hit monsoon
Deccan Herald , Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Global warming could cause frequent and severe failures of the Indian summer monsoon in the next two centuries, a new research suggests. Using sophisticated computer simulation, European researcher ...More


US's Kyoto exit a big mistake: Former Obama goverment official
Times of India , Wednesday, November 07, 2012

KOLKATA: Prof Robert RM Verchick, who recently served in the Obama administration as deputy associate administrator for policy at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), strongly believes Americ ...More


Indian monsoons may fail more often due to climate change: Study
Reuters
Times of India , Tuesday, November 06, 2012

OSLO: The Indian monsoon is likely to fail more often in the next 200 years threatening food supplies, unless governments agree how to limit climate change, a study showed on Tuesday. The monsoon r ...More


At sea over marine conservation
Neha Sinha
The Hindu , Tuesday, November 06, 2012

India took the lead in highlighting endangered sea sites as one of the five top-level themes at the Hyderabad CBD. It is odd therefore, that the country does not have any comprehensive law that deals ...More


Federal wildlife 'corridors' plan heading in the right direction
Sydney Morning Herald , Monday, November 05, 2012

Wildlife corridors stretching across state borders could be given funding priority under a federal government plan to help Australian fauna adapt to climate change. The corridors will help connect th ...More


Alien invaders threaten Europe's native plants
John Vidal
The Guardian , Saturday, November 03, 2012

More than 30 alien insects and mites, fungi, bacteria, viruses, diseases, pathogens and invasive plants, many with the potential to devastate native populations, are expected to reach Britain and othe ...More


Leaving our mark: Fossils of the future
BBC News , Saturday, November 03, 2012

From our cities, to our farms, to our rubbish, humans have firmly stamped their mark across the planet. In part two of a two-part feature, Andrew Luck-Baker, from the BBC's Radio Science Unit, explore ...More


EU project injects environment consciousness into power plants
Special Correspondent
The Hindu , Friday, November 02, 2012

In the backdrop of India progressing towards increasing efficiency of coal fired power plants to reduce green house gas emissions even while holding on to the trajectory of economic growth, an interna ...More


Sea level rising faster than expected, warns expert
Economic Times , Friday, November 02, 2012

WASHINGTON: The sea level is rising faster than expected and may cross one metre mark by the end of this century -- double that of the estimates made by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change i ...More


Man-induced global warming brewed superstorm?
NYT News Service
Economic Times , Friday, November 02, 2012

From the darkened living rooms of Lower Manhattan to the wave-battered shores of Lake Michigan, the question is occurring to millions of people at once: Did the enormous scale and damage from Hurrican ...More


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