Tokyo: Two people were reported dead and another missing on Monday after powerful typhoon Nanmadol landed in Japan's southwestern region of Kyushu, bringing rain and gales, local media reported.
Taipei: An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale hit Taiwan on Sunday, triggering panic in the region where it was felt.
New York: As the Montreal Protocol to Protect the Ozone Layer turns 35 on Friday, World Ozone Day, the United Nations has said that continuing the level of cooperation that led to the treaty’s adoption and success is just what is needed to protect life on Earth, end the climate crisis and ensure a brighter future for us all.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his 72nd birthday by releasing eight cheetahs from Namibia in Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park Saturday in an ambitious project to reintroduce the animals in the South Asian nation after their extinction some 70 years ago.
Gwalior: As many as eight cheetahs have arrived in India from Namibia and soon they will be released in Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday.
Windhoek/IBNS: Eight Namibian cheetahs will be ferried to India in the Boeing 747-400 flight after which they will be released by PM Narendra Modi at Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park on Sept.17.
New York: “Climate science is clear: we are heading in the wrong direction”, declares a major, multi-agency UN climate science report released on Tuesday, with a focus on increasing fossil fuel emissions and rising greenhouse gases, now at a record high, which risk thwarting plans to reduce global temperatures and avoid climate catastrophe.
New Delhi/Jamshedpur: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Tata Steel Foundation (TSF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Tuesday in New Delhi to collaborate on implementing the latest stage of The Green School Project which aims to create awareness about environment conservation in the school network.
Tokyo/UNI: Typhoon Muifa has brought heavy downpours and gale-force winds to islands in the southwest of Japan's Okinawa, Japan's weather agency said Monday.
New York: Water stress and hazards like withering droughts and devastating floods are hitting African communities, economies and ecosystems hard, according to a new report launched on Thursday by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
New York: A rise in the frequency, intensity and duration of heatwaves will not only increase wildfires this century but also worsen air quality – harming human health and ecosystems, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) launched on Wednesday, the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies.
New York: Regional authorities in Egypt, the host country of the 2022 UN climate conference (COP27), are ramping up initiatives designed to improve the country’s environmental credentials, and speed up its transition to a low carbon economy. The event will begin on 4 November, in the Egyptian resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh.
Sichuan: A magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit Sichuan province of China on Monday which left 13 people dead, media reports said.
Bengaluru/UNI: Following overnight incessant rains, Bengaluru on Monday woke up to waterlogged roads and flooded basements of residential societies, uprooted trees and people struggling to wade through flooded stretches on main and arterial roads.
Los Angeles/UNI: NASA scrubbed its second launch attempt of the Artemis I lunar mission due to a leak issue.