February 05, 2023 19:58 (IST)
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3.1 magnitude earthquake hits Nizamabad in Telangana

Hyderabad/UNI: An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 on the Richter Scale struck 120 km North-West of Nizamabad in Telangana on Sunday.

Revive and restore wetlands, home to 40 per cent of all biodiversity

New York: Although coastal and freshwater wetlands – such as swamps, mangroves and marshes - contain 40 per cent of all plant and animal species, many are polluted or degraded due to climate change and human development.

Move for Earth: Kolkata based organisation launches programme to spread awareness about Climate Action

Kolkata/IBNS: With climate change a major concern across the globe, various organisations are trying to address the issue in their way and spread awareness about Climate Action.

Four people die in severe weather in New Zealand's Auckland

Auckland/UNI: Four people have died during the Auckland severe weather since Friday, confirmed the New Zealand Police on Sunday.

3 die in New Zealand’s Auckland amid floods: Reports

Auckland: At least three people died in New Zealand’s largest city of Auckland amid flooding caused by torrential rains, the country’s public broadcaster RNZ reports.

Climate crisis and migration: Greta Thunberg supports IOM over ‘life and death’ issue

New York: The head of the UN migration agency IOM, and leading climate justice activist, Greta Thunberg, called on Friday for immediate action to help tackle the impacts of climate change on those forced to flee their homes, or leaving in search of a better life.

EU Commission to file court cases against 6 countries causing environmental damage

Moscow/UNI: The European Commission said on Thursday it would submit to the EU Court of Justice cases of non-compliance with provisions on protecting the environment from invasive alien species by Bulgaria, Ireland, Greece, Italy, Latvia, and Portugal.

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits Nepal, tremors felt in New Delhi

Kathmandu: An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale hit Nepal on Tuesday as tremors were also felt in Indian capital city New Delhi.

‘Let’s all become the champions the ocean needs’ – UN chief Guterres

New York: On the last day of his visit to Cabo Verde, UN Secretary-General António Guterres addressed the Ocean Race Summit Mindelo, saying that “ending the ocean emergency is a race we must win.”

Migratory birds from China, Siberia flock Loktak Lake in Manipur

Imphal: Loktak Lake in Manipur is witnessing the arrival of new guests as different species of migratory birds from China and Siberia have been flocking the waterbody to spend the current winter season.

Delhi’s overall AQI notes a sudden dip

New Delhi: Delhi’s overall air quality suddenly, rapidly and unanticipatedly deteriorated since late last night with the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) clocking 407 on Sunday as per the 4PM AQI Bulletin provided by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), which is an increase of 113 points from the AQI recorded yesterday (294).

Himachal Pradesh: 2.7 magnitude quake hits Chamba

Shimla: Magnitude 2.7 earthquake hit Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday morning, Indian Meterogical Department said in a press statement .

Tibet: Death toll from avalanche reaches 28

Beijing: The search and rescue operation following an avalanche in the Tibet Autonomous Region in western China has ended and finalized the death toll at 28, the state-run China Central Television (CCTV) reported, citing local emergency services.

UN experts to intervene in Zambia lead pollution case

New York: A South African court has allowed a group of UN-appointed experts to intervene in a class action lawsuit against a mining company based in Zambia, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, reported on Thursday.

Afghanistan: Extreme weather leaves 78 people dead

Kabul: A statistics revealed by the Ministry for Disaster Management has shown at least 78 people have died from extreme cold exposure across the country over the past nine days.