Leaders attending a major UN environmental conference in Nairobi must drive forward solutions to combat climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday.
New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday approved the new body of experts set up by the Centre for consultation on environmental and forest matters.
New Delhi: India has proposed the names of three cities – Indore, Bhopal, and Udaipur – for accreditation as international wetland cities.
Multimedia journalist, educator, Fulbright scholar, and founder of Lens15 Media, Jason Strother, visited Kolkata recently to conduct a workshop on the topic of 'Disability Representation In Mass Media, Reporting On Disability And Making Media More Accessible For People With Visual Disabilities' at the American Center. In a conversation with IBNS correspondent Supriyo Hazra, he talked about climate change, disability journalism and more. Excerpts:
A new study shows unprecedented heat is likely to lead to the next mass extinction since the dinosaurs died out, eliminating nearly all mammals in some 250 million years time.
Endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh traded the ocean for New York State’s Hudson River, declaring at the end of his epic 517 kilometre journey downriver on Wednesday that “we can never become complacent when it comes to protecting the environment”.
Phek/Nagaland: The Chakhesang Public Organisation (CPO), in line with their resolution made 23 years ago, is launching a significant tree plantation initiative to commemorate Chakhesang Day and celebrate 50 years of Phek district's formation.
New Delhi: State-owned coal miners are taking various initiatives to make coal mining a sustainable exercise in line with India’s vision to be net zero by 2070.
New Delhi: The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), which implements Project Cheetah, has formed a high-level Cheetah Project Steering Committee, a press release by the Union Environment Ministry said.
Tuli/Nagaland: Nagaland Ecological and Sanitation Management Society (NESMS) organised a one-day seminar entitled “Promoting Agar Wood Plantation in India’s North-eastern Region” on May 11 at Aitlenden ward, Tuli Town Mokokchung.
New York: A new UN report presented on Wednesday to the Organization’s highest pan-European environmental policy body, covering 54 countries, is calling for greater action to tackle the triple environmental crisis roiling the planet.
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.
Stockholm/New Delhi: Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault and India’s Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Bhupender Yadav signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Stockholm on Thursday to increase bilateral cooperation on climate action, environmental protection and conservation.
New Delhi: A study conducted by a magazine focussing on the environment has questioned India's earnestness in biodiversity conservation.
New York: On the very first International Day of Plant Health, marked on Thursday, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has called for more investment in innovation to boost food security, especially for the billions worldwide living close to the bread line.