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Landslides in the concrete jungle of Darjeeling
india Landslides in the concrete jungle of Darjeeling

In interviews to determine the understanding of Darjeeling residents of the causes of recurring landslide events in their region, the residents listed three triggers (earthquake, rainfall, and construction) and 12 human activities influencing the occurrence of landslides in the hills..

Leatherback turtles under threat as government considers ‘development’ in Little Andamans
india Leatherback turtles under threat as government considers ‘development’ in Little Andamans

One of seven species of marine turtles globally, of which five are found in Indian waters, the leatherback is the only sea turtle that lacks a bony shell and has a leather-like, flexible carapace; that is what gives it its name..

Volcano spewing ash, hot gravel on Caribbean island of St Vincent
mobility Volcano spewing ash, hot gravel on Caribbean island of St Vincent

The 4,049-foot La Soufriere -- French for "sulphur mine" -- had not erupted since 1979 and its largest blow-up happened over a century ago, killing more than 1,000 people in 1902..

Sweden's only female oyster diver Lotta Klemming finds calm at sea
environment Sweden's only female oyster diver Lotta Klemming finds calm at sea

The Covid-19 pandemic has meant a hit to the business as restaurants that sell her oysters place fewer orders when customers stay at home..

Past ice melts may have caused seas to rise 10 times faster than today: Study
environment Past ice melts may have caused seas to rise 10 times faster than today: Study

The findings raise a red flag about the potential today for rapid sea level rise that could swamp coastal cities and densely populated deltas around the world..

Russia hails rare sighting of Amur leopard mum with cubs
russia Russia hails rare sighting of Amur leopard mum with cubs

Amur leopards are considered to be the rarest of the world's big cats. They can climb trees and their spot patterns are unique like people's fingerprints..

'Alarm bells' as African elephants see sharp decline: Conservationists
africa 'Alarm bells' as African elephants see sharp decline: Conservationists

Just half a century ago, around 1.5 million elephants roamed across Africa, but in the most recent large-scale assessment of population numbers in 2016, there were only around 415,000 remaining..

Urban projects, human settlements close in on Mumbai’s bird habitats
india Urban projects, human settlements close in on Mumbai’s bird habitats

The citizen science website for birders, ebird.org, lists about 52 birding hotspots in Mumbai. Many of these are lesser-known and already being swallowed up by urbanisation..

Will the latest sloth bear corridor in Mount Abu serve its purpose?
india Will the latest sloth bear corridor in Mount Abu serve its purpose?

Mount Abu is the only hill station between Rajasthan and Gujarat in southern Aravalli, India’s oldest fold mountain range. Rising from 300 metres to 1722 metres above sea level, Mount Abu’s unique ecosystem is home to sloth bears, leopards, jungle cats, striped hyenas, porcupine, and other wildlife..

Golden jackals make airports their homes
india Golden jackals make airports their homes

Large tracts of unused and undeveloped land that act as safety buffers around aerodromes attract wildlife as habitats shrink..

Formula E: Paving the way for sustainable motoring
electric vehicles Formula E: Paving the way for sustainable motoring

Formula E has proven to be more popular than any of us hoped when we lined up for our first ever race in Beijing in 2014..

India’s green urban mobility plan
carbon footprint India’s green urban mobility plan

India has committed to cut its GDP’s emission intensity by 33-35% by 2030 at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change..

Sustainable transport as a key ingredient of green business models
mobility Sustainable transport as a key ingredient of green business models

A great push for Green Mobility has come in the form of seven SDG targets, the Paris Agreement under the UNFCCC, and the related NDCs..

5 mobility trends that are shaping the future of transport
mobility 5 mobility trends that are shaping the future of transport

The proliferation and impact of alternative modes of mobility and their success will also depend on the adaptability of the market and key governance initiatives..