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CSE ranked top environment policy think tanks in India

CSE ranked top environment policy think tanks in India

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has been ranked the top environment policy think tanks in India while it has secured the 16th position in global rankings, climbing up…

Amphibian species under threat in Western Ghats

Amphibian species under threat in Western Ghats

Several frog species are facing extinction threats in the Western Ghats mainly due to habitat loss caused by various activities such as deforestation and forest destruction. Over one-third of all…

2017 sees warmest ocean on record: CAS

2017 sees warmest ocean on record: CAS

The temperature of oceans in 2017 reached a record high, putting the marine ecosystems in jeopardy, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said. Compared to 2015, the extra heat in…

Butterfly Parks to turn ‘eco-monitors’ in Kerala

Butterfly Parks to turn ‘eco-monitors’ in Kerala

A string of butterfly parks, providing natural habitat for beautiful flying insects that is getting endangered, will soon play as ‘eco-monitors’ in Kerala, if everything goes as planned. The state-run…

Winter across India to be colder than last year: IMD

Winter across India to be colder than last year: IMD

Winter this year is likely to be colder than last year but warmer than normal across the country, particularly in the northern region, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. During…

Violators refusing fine to pay additional cost: NGT

Violators refusing fine to pay additional cost: NGT

Any person refusing to pay environment compensation for causing air pollution would be slapped with an additional fine and served notice to appear before the National Green Tribunal, the green…

Kerala’s 26% water sources polluted: Study

Kerala’s 26% water sources polluted: Study

Amid the state government’s efforts to rejuvenate and reclaim water sources, a study has come up with a startling finding that 26.90 per cent of water sources in Kerala are…

29% deficiency in monsoon rainfall in Kerala

29% deficiency in monsoon rainfall in Kerala

With 29.1 per cent deficiency in rainfall during the current monsoon in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told the assembly that the government was committed to step up water conservation…

Largest volcanic region on Earth discovered under Antarctica

Largest volcanic region on Earth discovered under Antarctica

Scientists have uncovered the largest volcanic region on Earth – consisting of almost 100 volcanoes – two kilometres below the surface of the vast Antarctic ice sheet. Researchers at Edinburgh…

U.S isolated as India, other G20 members back Paris climate pact

U.S isolated as India, other G20 members back Paris climate pact

India joined 18 other G20 members to strongly support the fight against global warming by terming the Paris climate deal as ‘irreversible’, leaving the U.S, which walked out of the…

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