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Four-member team to monitor wildlife mitigation measures on NH-7
Vijay Pinjarkar
The Times of India , Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Nagpur: With work on four-laning of NH-7 between Mansar and Khawasa in full swing, National Tiger Conservation Authority ( NTCA ) under the ministry of environment, forest and climate change (MoEFCC ...More


New conservation rules may soon apply to wetlands. What are they?
KedarNagarajan
The Indian Express , Tuesday, May 31, 2016

In March this year, the central government set the ball rolling on a new set of rules intended to protect wetlands. The Draft Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2016, which seek to replace t ...More


A boon for soil, and for the environment
Beth Gardiner
Deccan Herald , Tuesday, May 31, 2016

When Gabe Brown and his wife bought their farm near Bismarck, North Dakota, from her parents in 1991, testing found the soil badly depleted, its carbon down to just a quarter of levels once considered ...More


Climate change threatens cultural heritage: UN
AFP
The Times of India , Friday, May 27, 2016

PARIS: The Statue of Liberty, Uganda's gorilla forest, Stonehenge and Venice — theUnited Nations on Thursday listed 31 protected sites threatened by sea level rise, drought and other climate change ef ...More


India fifth largest producer of e-waste: Study
PTI
The Hindu , Thursday, May 26, 2016

With more than 100 crore mobile phones in circulation, nearly 25 per cent end up in e-waste annually. India, which has emerged as the world’s second largest mobile market, is also the fifth largest p ...More


India fifth largest producer of e-waste in world: Study
PTI
The Economic Times , Thursday, May 26, 2016

NEW DELHI: India, which is has emerged as world's second largest mobile market, is also the fifth largest producer of e-waste, discarding roughly 18.5 lakh metric tonnes of electronic waste each year, ...More


Protection of dead trees vital for cavity nesting birds, say experts
PratikshaRamkumar
The Economic Times , Thursday, May 26, 2016

Coimbatore: Even dead trees play a vital part in maintaining a region's biosphere, say ornithologists. According to them, dead trees are usually preferred for setting up nests by certain bird species ...More


Mangrove Conservation project kicks off in Kerala
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Apollo Tyres and Wildlife Trust of India have entered into a partnership to restore a critical mangrove project in Kerala's Kannur district. Apollo Tyres and Wildlife Trust of India announced th ...More


Global warming to impact milk production: National Dairy Development Board
Vishwa Mohan
The Economic Times , Tuesday, May 24, 2016

NEW DELHI: Dairy business provides livelihood to 60 million rural households in India and the country continues to be the largest producer of milk in the world, but global warmingcould result in adver ...More


Environment ministry mulls hefty fine to ensure compliance of green rules
Vishwa Mohan
The Times of India , Tuesday, May 24, 2016

NEW DELHI: The environment ministry has its work cut out for the next three years. The Prakash Javadekar-led ministry will now devote all its efforts to ensure compliance of the environmental laws. Fo ...More


Burning all fossil fuels would scorch Earth: Study
AFP
The Times of India , Tuesday, May 24, 2016

BONN: Using up all known fossil fuel reserves would render Earth even more unlivable than scientists had previously projected, researchers said on Monday. Average temperatures would climb by up to ...More


NamamiGange is multi-dimension UNDP project: JacoCilliers
JaideepDeogharia
The Times of India , Tuesday, May 24, 2016

SAHEBGANJ: NamamiGange—the flagship programme of Narendra Modi government at Centre—to clean up Ganges has partnered with UNDP for the mammoth task. Country director UNDP in India JacoCilliers strongl ...More


Environment ministry drafting civil penalties law
AESHA DATTA
Business Line , Tuesday, May 24, 2016

NEW DELHI, MAY 23: Prakash Javadekar, at the helm of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, is intent on not letting the ministry be seen as an “impediment''. Addressing the me ...More


Government to milk ‘desi’ cows in climate fight
Vishwa Mohan
The Times of India , Monday, May 23, 2016

NEW DELHI: Dairy business provides livelihood to 60 million rural households in India and the country continues to be the largest producer of milk in the world, but global warming could result in adve ...More


REJUVENATING THE RIVER GANGA
Devender Singh Aswal
The Pioneer , Monday, May 23, 2016

The Government remains committed to cleaning the sacred river which lies at the heart of the Indian civilisation. However, several challenges remain, from improving sewage management to balancing hydr ...More


40 million Indians at risk from rising sea levels: UN report
PTI
The Times of India , Saturday, May 21, 2016

UNITED NATIONS: Nearly 40 million Indians will be at risk from rising sea levels by 2050, with people in Mumbai and Kolkata having the maximum exposure to coastal flooding in future due to rapid urban ...More


East Antarctica's biggest glacier melting could raise sea levels by at least 6 feet
PTI
DNA India , Saturday, May 21, 2016

Current rates of climate change may trigger instability in a major Antarctic glacier, ultimately leading to a sea-level rise of almost three metres, a new study has warned. Researchers studied the To ...More


Unabated climate change may lead to sea-level rise by ice loss in Antarctic, shows study
PTI
The Economic Times , Friday, May 20, 2016

LONDON: Current rates of climate change may trigger instability in a major Antarctic glacier, ultimately leading to a sea-level rise of almost three metres, a new study has warned. Researchers stu ...More


Indo-US air pollution meet recommends setting deadlines for states to meet air quality standards
Jayashree Nandi
The Economic Times , Friday, May 20, 2016

NEW DELHI: The concluding sessions of the Indo-US workshop on air pollution on Wednesday ended with heated exchange of words. Ranged on two sides were SunitaNarain, head of Centre for Science and Envi ...More


Towards a viable climate target
Oliver Geden
Live Mint , Friday, May 20, 2016

Last December in Paris, 195 governments reached a consensus on how to curb climate change over the coming decades. But, as usual when it comes to the United Nations, the deal that was struck was big o ...More


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