According to a recent CAG investigation, a number of projects in coastal control zones were permitted between 2015 and 2020 despite incomplete environmental impact assessment (EIA) reports.
Also, the watchdog has suggested strengthening the framework for green bonds by amplifying the definition of green debt securities and enhancing disclosures, according to a consultation paper.
It takes an average of 50 days to scale the world's tallest peak. During this time, every climber generates about eight kilograms of waste, most of which gets left behind
For the city, social media campaigns and rat-resistant receptacles are just the latest attempts to solve a New York City quandary that is more than a century old: What do you do with millions of people’s trash every day?
As per the available information, 1,737 criminal cases have been registered or recorded under Environment (Protection) Act, 1986; Air (Prevention and Control of pollution) Act, 1981; and Water (Prevention and Control of pollution) Act, 1974.
Sunlight, bad light, snow, sleet, hailstorms, ice, earthquakes, desert storms, excessive heat, fog, air pollution, too much rain, too little rain, and even solar eclipses have all halted cricket.
Apart from leopards, a wide range of species of flora and fauna is found in the Aarey forest, an 1,800 acre area termed as the city’s ‘green lung’, located in suburban Goregaon and adjacent to the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP).
The global carbon budget is the total amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions permitted over a period of time while still having a chance to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial (1850-1900) levels.
After being declared officially extinct in India over 70 years ago, the world’s fastest land animal — the Cheetah— is set to return with the Union Government launching an action plan in a deal with Namibia.
Every year the day is celebrated under different themes. This year the theme for Global Tiger Day is “India launches Project Tiger to revive the tiger population”
Reports from various sources, including the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), highlight that global warming is mainly due to cumulative historical and current greenhouse gas emissions of the developed countries.
The aim in Clifton is to counterbalance rapid urbanisation in Karachi, a sprawling port city of some 17 million people where breakneck expansion of roads and buildings means there is less and less space for trees and parkland.
The cheetah is the only large carnivore that got completely wiped out from India, mainly due to over-hunting and habitat loss.
The number of migratory monarch butterflies has dropped more than 95% since the 1980s, according to counts at overwintering sites in California and Mexico
The iconic monarch butterfly has been listed as Endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), a global authority on the conservation status of species. An endangered listing means the species is likely to go extinct without significant intervention.
The jury is still out on whether the changing rain patterns could be linked to climate change or it is just the monsoon variability factor playing out
Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) said they have already passed a new tender to acquire land for setting up a new recycling centre in the city; hopes to streamline C&D waste collection process over next 3 months.
The latest update to India’s biofuel policy, made in 2018, aims to have country-wide blending rates of 20% ethanol and 5% biodiesel by 2030.
The panel has stressed on the need to integrate the mitigation of household air pollution with outdoor air quality management across urban and rural landscapes.
A tiny bionic fish may help clean polluted seas and oceans one day.
Union minister Nitin Gadkari has made the right statement —only his timelines may need to be revised
The report found that India's last-mile emissions per delivery stand at 285 gCO2 and are significantly higher than the global weighted average of 204 gCO2.
Opposition parties have contended that the new rules will allow private developers to cut down forests without getting the consent of forest-dwellers, a change that violates a provision of the Forest Rights Act.
According to a location-based social network tool, 83% of the 1.76 lakh people polled in various Indian cities favour the ban on single-use plastic (SUP).
Experts at London's Kew Gardens on July 4 revealed they have discovered the first new giant waterlily species since the mid-19th century -- after it was initially mistaken for another. Specimens of the new species had lain undiscovered at the botanical garden for 177 years and in the National Herbarium of Bolivia for 34 years.