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PETA India offers live-saving tips for caring animals amid rising temperature

As temperatures soar, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India is offering life-saving tips on caring for animals.

6.1 magnitude earthquake hits Taiwan, no immediate damages reported

Taipei/IBNS: A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan's eastern county of Hualien on Saturday, the island's weather administration said.

Conservation actions are effective at halting and reversing biodiversity loss, shows new study

A new study published online on Thursday (April 25,2024)  in the scientific journal Science provides the strongest evidence to date that not only is nature conservation successful, but that scaling conservation interventions up would be transformational for halting and reversing biodiversity loss—a crisis that can lead to ecosystem collapses and a planet less able to support life—and reducing the effects of climate change.

UN officials launch global campaign to combat climate emergency

Top UN officials launched a fresh global campaign to tackle the climate emergency on Tuesday, with social media influencers, Indigenous leaders and corporate giants showing what they’ve done and what’s to come.

Satellite imagery shows significant expansion in 27% identified glacial lakes in Himalayas: ISRO

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday (Apr 22) said that the satellite monitoring has shown major expansion in glacial lakes in the Himalayas, especially in India.

Taiwan hit by 93 aftershocks, strongest touches 6.3 magnitude

As many as 93 aftershocks hit earthquakes ranging from 4 to 6.3 magnitude on the Richter Scale hit Hualien County region between Monday and Tuesday, officials said.

World Meteorological Organization data shows heatwave deaths increased across almost all Europe in 2023

Climate change shocks caused record levels of disruption and misery for millions in Europe in 2023 with widespread flooding and severe heatwaves – a new normal which countries must adapt to as a priority, the UN weather agency said on Monday.

Google marks World Earth Day with a unique doodle which gives a strong message to people

April 22 is celebrated globally as World Earth Day and popular search engine Google designed its homepage on Monday (April 22, 2024) with an unique doodle to mark the occasion and remind people about the need to protect Mother Earth.

Tsunami warning issued in Indonesia as Mt Ruang volcano experiences explosive eruption, evacuation ordered

Indonesian officials Wednesday warned of tsunami waves following the eruption of Mt. Ruang, which has been occurring for days and is now at its highest level, media reports said.

India successfully tests Indigenous Technology Subsonic Cruise Missile

New Delhi/IBNS: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted a successful flight test of the Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile (ITCM) from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha, on Thursday.

Know how the Indian Institute of Astrophysics brought the sunlight on Ram Lalla's forehead in Ayodhya

Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA), an autonomous body under the Department of Science and Technology, played a crucial role in the Surya Tilak Project at Ayodhya.

Heavy rains and flood disrupt normal life in Dubai, flight services hit

Normal life in Dubai City was disrupted and air traffic was badly hit after heavy rains, the highest recorded in 75 years, triggered flooding in the UAE on Tuesday, a region which mostly experiences dry and arid climate.

US scientists say coral reefs undergoing fourth global bleaching event

The world is currently experiencing a global coral bleaching event, according to NOAA scientists. This is the fourth global event on record and the second in the last 10 years.

ISRO receives major US space exploration award

US-based Space Foundation has awarded the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) with the iconic 2024 John L “Jack” Swigert, Jr, Award for space exploration.

Nobel winning physicist Peter Higgs, who theorised Higgs boson particle, dies at 94

Edinburg (Ireland): Physicist Peter Higgs, who proposed the existence of the Higgs boson particle, which earned him a Nobel Prize, died at the age of 94, said the University of Edinburgh on Tuesday.