Environment/Science
Environment/Science
Bengaluru: A Team of scientists and engineers led by Prof. Abhijit Chakraborty of Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad, have discovered a sub-Saturn or super-Neptune size planet (mass of about 27 Earth Mass and size of 6 Earth Radii) around a Sun-like star, an official release stated. more
Rising CO2 may increase dangerous weather extremes, whatever happens to global temperatures

London: New research from the University of Oxford and collaborators at several other institutions provides compelling evidence that meeting the global warming target of 1.5°C may not ...

On World Day to Combat Desertification, UN shines spotlight on ‘true value’ of land

New York, June 17 (IBNS): Land is not a limitless resource and ignoring its role in our everyday lives threatens food and water supplies, biodiversity and the security of us all, the Unit ...

6.1 earthquake hits Japan, 3 die

Osaka: An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale hit  Osaka and other parts of western Japan on Monday, leaving at least three people dead, media reports said.

World overwhelmingly commits to protecting the oceans and Clean Seas

Nairobi: On this World Ocean Day, nations are showing an unprecedented commitment to healthy, thriving oceans and seas, free from plastic pollution. 

Communities unite against plastic pollution on World Environment Day

New York:Communities around the world came together recently for the single largest annual celebration of our environment – World Environment Day. 

India sets pace in global race to beat plastic pollution

New York: India went big in their commitment to Beat Plastic Pollution recently, with an announcement to eliminate all single-use plastic in the country by 2022. 

World must unite against ‘preventable tragedy’ of ocean pollution: UN chief

New York: From carrying your own water bottle, to volunteering for a local clean-up, everybody needs to do something to stop plastic pollution from getting into the world’s oceans, ...

The world is being ‘swamped’ by harmful plastic waste says UN chief, marking Environment Day

New York: The world must unite to “beat plastic pollution” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message for World Environment Day on Tuesday, n ...

The world is being ‘swamped’ by harmful plastic waste says UN chief, marking Environment Day

New York: The world must unite to “beat plastic pollution” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message for World Environment Day on Tuesday, n ...