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One person dies as 6.6-magnitude earthquake jolts E. Indonesia

Jakarta/UNI: A 6.6-magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia's eastern province of North Maluku on Wednesday, leaving one person dead, local disaster officials said.

New study claims ozone hole might not be recovering as previously thought

A new study has found the ozone layer hole over the  Antarctic seems to be getting larger, contradicting the previous reports which claimed it is recovering.

Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar experiences season’s first coldest night

Kashmir valley continues to be in the grip of the cold conditions as Srinagar experienced the season's coldest night with temperature dipping to -1.2°C on Tuesday, officials said.

SpaceX's Starship, built to carry astronauts, fails second flight test

Washington: SpaceX's giant new rocket Starship on Saturday blasted off on its second test flight but failed with the booster and the spaceship exploding after separation, according to media reports.

5.9-magnitude earthquake jolts off central Indonesia

Jakarta/UNI: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 rocked off Indonesia's North Sulawesi province on Thursday, without causing giant waves, the country's meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency BMKG said.

‘Close the climate ambition gap’ says UN chief ahead of COP28

The COP28 climate conference held in Dubai later this month “must be the place to urgently close the climate ambition gap”, as emissions continue to rise and climate chaos intensifies, UN chief António Guterres insisted on Tuesday.

New round of talks on global plastic pollution treaty underway in Nairobi

Negotiators from around the world gathered in Nairobi, Kenya, on Monday for fresh talks over a landmark international treaty to combat plastic pollution.

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits Sri Lanka, no casualty

An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale hit Sri Lanka on Tuesday, as per data released by India's National Center for Seismology.

Earthquake hits Fiji Islands region, Papua New Guinea

Beijing/IBNS/UNI: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 jolted Fiji Islands region at 2:39 GMT on Sunday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said.

The Asiatic wildcat has long been overlooked in conservation priorities, says wildlife biologist Sumit Dookia on the understudied species

The Asiatic wildcat, also known as the Indian desert cat, faces threats such as hybridisation of the species with the domestic cat, roadkills and expansion of infrastructure projects that fragments its habitat. In conversation with Mongabay-India correspondent Shuchita Jha, wildlife biologist Sumit Dookia who has been studying the Asiatic wildcat for over a decade discusses why the species hasn’t been a focal point in conservation priorities and possible ways to conserve the species.

Magnitude 2.6 earthquake strikes Delhi-NCR, no casualty

An earthquake measuring 2.6 on the Richter Scale hit the Delhi-NCR region on Saturday (November 11, 2023).

Iceland: Authorities declare state of emergency after 800 earthquakes reported within 14 hours

Iceland has declared a state of emergency after a series of earthquakes hit the nation, triggering fears of a volcanic eruption, media reports said.

WFUNA Foundation India, Youth of India Foundation drive to boost renewable energy initiatives in Sikkim

In an event poised to shape the future of renewable energy, the WFUNA Foundation and Youth of India Foundation recently hosted a panel discussion titled 'Youth Accelerating Tripling-Up Renewables' at the Sikkim Manipal University.

Delhi ministers meet experts over pollution issue, bans entry of app-based cab from other states

New Delhi/IBNS: As the Air Quality deteriorates in the national capital, Delhi ministers-- Gopal Rai and Atishi-Wednesday held a meeting with experts from IIT Kanpur and CII regarding "artificial rain" to reduce pollution here.

Assam: Seasonal solar fence to protect paddy from wild elephants in crop fields

‘Ready-to-be-harvested’ paddy spread over 20 hectares of cropland at Maliata area near Mirza in Kamrup district of Assam has been protected from a herd of wild elephant through the installation of a seasonal single-wire solar-powered fence in a collaborative initiative of Aaranyak and WWF.