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Monday, March 08, 2021

environment

UN chief asks India to take lead in reaching Paris climate pact

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon asked India to take a leadership role in reaching a “meaningful” climate change pact in Paris later this...

Cytisine plant extract can help smokers quit smoking

A plant extract commonly used in eastern Europe to help smokers kick the habit, appears to work much better than nicotine replacement patches and gum...

India for early financing of Green Climate Fund

India insisted on early financing of the Green Climate Fund to reach the USD 100 billion target, as Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar arrived in...

Ambitious neutrino project awaits PMO approval

India’s ambitious project intending to study the properties of atmospheric neutrinos through an underground lab in Theni district of Tamil Nadu...

India gets its first MSC certified fishery

Ashtamudi Estuary’s short neck clam fishery became the first Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fishery in India. The Ashtamudi short n...

Kerala govt to procure e-waste menace by paying money per kg

Discarded electronic goods such as computers and TV sets are set to bring money for the Keralites, with the state government deciding to procure e-wa...

Global meet on climate change in Kerala

Tackling climate change, disaster management are among the issues set to be discussed at an international conference to be held in Thiruvananthapuram...

India's first fish hospital to come up in Kolkata

The country’s first hospital to treat abnormalities and diseases in fish is set to come up in Kolkata by mid-2015, a senior scientist said. Sen...

Ganga water quality has improved: Study

There has been improvement in water quality of the Ganga after a mass cleanliness and awareness drive conducted by Shantikunj, a Haridwar-based spiri...

Depletion of Sea Cucumbers endangers marine eco system

The alarming depletion in the population of Sea Cucumber, also known as earthworms of sea, due to pollution, illegal fishing and over-exploitation ca...

Animal rights activists allege illegal transfer of elephants

Animal rights activists have voiced concern over illegal transfer of ownership of captive elephants in the state. Heritage Animal Task Force, a Keral...

Over 100 jumbo deaths in Kerala in last 9 months

Over 100 elephants, 85 of them non-captive, have died in Kerala in the last nine months due to various reasons, according to an animal rights outfit....

India has the third largest ecological footprint: Report

After China and USA, India has the third largest ecological footprint in the world, according to a report released. China’s share of ecological...

Whale shark of endangered species washed ashore

The body of a whale shark belonging to the critically endangered species was washed ashore at Panambur beach. ‘Life guards noticed the dead sha...

KSBB's artificial reef programme a success

An eco-friendly artificial reef programme initiated by Kerala State Bio-diversity Board here has become a success with fish catch in the area showing...

Kerala receives 9% excess rainfall

Kerala has received nine per cent excess rainfall till September 10, contrary to some earlier weather reports that predicted deficit during this Sout...

UN chief appeals India, 7 others to ratify N-test ban

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has appealed to India, China and the US along with five other nations to ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)...

World Bank to fund ecologically safe power projects

A World Bank economist has said that the lender will fund only those hydropower projects where safeguards are in place to prevent any adverse impact ...

Reverse Vending Machines to be introduced in UAE

An integrated environment and waste management company will install reverse vending machines designed to collect and recycle domestic light bulbs and...

India's first jellyfish lake discovered in Gujarat

Marine biologists have discovered a jellyfish lake in Gujarat, probably the first such in India. “This is probably the first jellyfish lake to ...