Brisbane, Mar 27 (IBNS): Greenpeace has offered its solidarity to the representatives for the Wangan and Jagalingou people who have formally rejected the Indigenous land use agreement for the Carmichael mine in the Queensland Galilee Basin.
London, Mar 26 (IBNS): A previously undiscovered species of crocodile-like amphibian that lived during the rise of dinosaurs was among Earthâ€™s top predators more than 200 million years ago, a study shows.
Chennai, Mar 26 (IBNS): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday said the countdown for the PSLV-C27/IRNSS-1D Mission has started.
New Delhi, Mar 25 (IBNS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the launch of the National Supercomputing Mission.
California, Mar 25 (IBNS): The NASA has said the team, which is using the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument suite aboard NASA's Curiosity rover, has made the first detection of nitrogen on the surface of Mars from release during heating of Martian sediments.
Bhopal, Mar 24 (IBNS) An interfaith meet was organized by UNICEF and SPANDAN, an NGO at Sanchi near Bhopal on Tuesday.
Mumbai, Mar 24 (IBNS): The water conservation efforts of Vedanta, the global diversified natural resources company, and its subsidiaries, led to recycling of nearly 34 MCM (34 billion liters) which is 22% of water used, during April 2014-January 2015.
New Delhi, Mar 24 (IBNS) Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science and Technology, has urged scientists and technologists working on developing low cost building and structural material that they have got to bear most of the burden of implementing Prime Minister Narendra Modiâ€™s dream of a roof above every head by 2022.
New York, Mar 21 (IBNS) Singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams and environmental advocates Philippe Cousteau and Sylvia Earle joined local students at an event held at United Nations Headquarters on Fridayto celebrate the International Day of Happiness and highlight the importance of tackling climate change.
New York, Mar 21 (IBNS) The sustainable management and conservation of forests must be included in the sustainable development goals and climate change agreement to be adopted later this year, United Nations officials stressed ahead of the International Day of Forests, observed worldwide on 21 March.
New York, Mar 21 (IBNS)The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Fridaycalled for emergency support for farmers in Vanuatu, where the vast majority of crops have been destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Pam.
New Delhi, Mar 20 (IBNS): The Ministry of Coal confirmed in a Right to Information reply that the Mahan coal block will not be auctioned, pursuant to the MoEF's recommendation that it be kept off limits to mining.
Mumbai, Mar 20 (IBNS): Actor Arjun Kapoor has joined hands with WWF India to pledge his support to the Earth Hour 2015 WWF's global campaign to raise awareness and inspire individual action on climate change.
New York, Mar 20 (IBNS): Access to drinking water has been one of the biggest successes of the Millennium Development Goals, UNICEF said ahead of World Water Day, but for 748 million people around the world, just obtaining this essential service remains a challenge.
New York, Mar 20 (IBNS): A new global electronic certification system aimed at reducing the spread of plant pests and diseases has been approved by representatives from more than 150 countries, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced on Thursday.