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Obama warns of climate change impact on American national parks
Sentinelassam.Com , Monday, June 20, 2016

Washington, June 19: US President Barack Obama has warned that the effects of climate change were already being felt in national parks across the country. Speaking from Yosemite National Park in Calif ...More


Draft National Forest Policy sets up another battle over Forest Rights Act
Nitin Sethi
Business Standard , Monday, June 20, 2016

The government has made public its draft National Forest Policy, to replace the one crafted in 1988. Incorporating consequences of climate change but entirely ignoring one of the three forest related ...More


Biodiversity protects fish from global warming
IANS
Business Standard , Friday, June 17, 2016

Communities with more fish species are more productive and more resilient to rising temperatures and temperature swings, says a study. The accelerating loss and rearrangement of species all over the ...More


Rare deer spotted in China
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Sunday, June 12, 2016

A rare species of sambar deer has been spotted at a high altitude in northwest China's Qinghai Province, officials confirmed today. A group of eight sambar deer was found more than 4,000 meters ab ...More


Plantation drive for passage to elephants
The Assam Tribune , Sunday, June 12, 2016

KALAIGAON, June 11 - The management of Nonaipara tea garden under Goodricke Group situated near the India-Bhutan border in Udalguri district, has launched a new programme of attracting students and ch ...More


Massive plantation drive launched in Tinsukia
The Assam Tribune , Sunday, June 12, 2016

DIGBOI, May 11 - A massive plantation drive conceived as ‘Mission Green Tinsukia’ under the ‘National Afforestation Programme’ was launched on Tuesday ceremonially in various places of Margherita subd ...More


Maneka takes on Javadekar, third time in six month
The Indian Express , Friday, June 10, 2016

In Firozabad to attend the VikasParva being organised all over the country to mark the second anniversary of Narendra Modi government, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar was taken by surprise by a ...More


Scientist turn atmospheric CO2 into rocks
IANS
Business Standard , Friday, June 10, 2016

An international team of scientists has developed a method for the permanent and environmentally friendly storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions caused by humans by turning it into rocks. The stud ...More


Culling Nilgais in Bihar: Is Killing Animals the Solution?
Gauri Maulekhi
The Quint , Friday, June 10, 2016

It seems that Bihar is enjoying a game season, courtesy the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change. Visuals of Asia’s largest antelope being gunned down reminds us of colonial game hunter ...More


Climate Change: New CO2 storage method shows potential
AFP
The Times of India , Friday, June 10, 2016

For the first time, scientists have successfully injected carbon dioxide (CO2) into volcanic basalt soil and changed it to a solid, offering a promising way to store underground the greenhouse gas lin ...More


Ken-Betwa project, a threat to wildlife?
JACOB KOSHY
The Hindu , Friday, June 10, 2016

Environmentalists say that such a dam will submerge at least 4,000 hectares of Madhya Pradesh’s Panna tiger reserve. An ambitious project to link Ken and Betwa rivers has become a stage for a unique ...More


Polluted stretches found in 8 Goa rivers
MurariShetye
The Times of India , Friday, June 10, 2016

Panaji: The Central pollution control board (CPCB) has asked the Goa state pollution control board (GSPCB) to submit a detailed action plan for restoration of water quality in the polluted stretches o ...More


Norway bans cutting of trees
Save Tree
Deccan chronicle , Friday, June 10, 2016

Oslo: Norway has become the first country to stop clear-cutting of trees, a huge step toward curbing global deforestation. At the rate we are going, the world’s rain forests could completely vanish i ...More


MoEF declares monkeys as vermin in Himachal, Maneka Gandhi slams decision
NIKHIL M GHANEKAR
DNA India , Friday, June 10, 2016

The Union ministry of environment and forest came under fire on Thursday over its decision to declare Rhesus Macaque monkeys as 'vermin' in ten districts of Himachal Pradesh, as it has caused loss to ...More


Scientists turn chief global warming gas into harmless stone
Deccan Chronicle , Friday, June 10, 2016

Washington: Scientists have a found a quick way but not a cheap one to turn heat-trapping carbon dioxide gas into harmless rock. Experts say the results of a two-year, $10 million experiment called C ...More


Javadekar slams air pollution study
Nitin Sethi
Business Standard , Thursday, June 09, 2016

The Union environment, forests and climate change minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday came back to again rubbish the study conducted by government’s Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorologywhich c ...More


Climate change wiped out prehistoric ‘sea dragon’: Study
AFP
The Indian Express , Thursday, June 09, 2016

Prehistoric global warming wiped out the ichthyosaur, a toothy, dolphin-like reptile that disappeared from Earth’s oceans tens of millions of years before the last dinosaurs, researchers said. Palaeo ...More


India-US ink six agreements, including climate change and terrorism
The Indian Express , Thursday, June 09, 2016

PM Narendra Modi arrived in the US on Monday on a three-day visit. This is PM Modi’s fourth visit to the US. Several agreements were signed, to boost bilateral ties, in the presence of PM Narendra Mo ...More


Javadekar rejects pollution report, again
Business Line , Thursday, June 09, 2016

On Tuesday, Minister called the report ‘motivated’, but retracted the statement NEW DELHI, JUNE 8: In a confusing turn of events, Prakash Javadekar, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Envi ...More


Historic climate change agreement in Paris was unlikely without India's leadership: US
PTI
DNA India , Wednesday, June 08, 2016

The historic climate change agreement in Paris may not have been possible if it was not for the leadership shown by India in making some "substantial commitments", the White House said on Tuesday afte ...More


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