United Nations, Jan 25 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged donor countries and banks to significantly increase the volume and predictability of their finance for climate change adaptation and resilience.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Alien birds are spreading across southeast Asia and could reach India -- either due to escaping captivity or after being intentionally released, researchers with the University College London (UCL) warned on Monday.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday said his department has approved a proposal to levy "Green Tax" on old vehicles that are polluting the environment.
London, Jan 25 (IANS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday launched the Adaptation Action Coalition, a new international coalition to tackle the impacts of climate change.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 (IANS) The national tourism day is generally celebrated in a grand manner in Kerala as the state which is named as " God's Own Country" , has been pitching itself as a major tourist destination.
Canberra, Jan 25 (IANS) The scorching heatwave sweeping Australia's southeastern states continued on Monday, and the hot, dry and windy conditions raised the bushfire danger across the region.
Colombo, Jan 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Department of Wildlife Conservation will conduct an island-wide elephant census this year after a decade to determine the exact number of the animals in the country, local media reported on Monday.
Addis Ababa, Jan 25 (IANS) The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned that desert locust swarms are expected to descend on large parts of Ethiopia and Kenya in the coming weeks.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) India is among the top 10 most affected countries in the Global Climate Risk Index 2021 published on Monday by the Bonn-based environmental think tank Germanwatch.
Srinagar, Jan 25 (IANS) Cold wave condition further intensified in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Monday due to clear night sky as the meteorological (MET) department said weather would remain dry till January 31.
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) A video has gone viral of a tiger climbing over the wall at Rajasthan's Ranthambore National Park and walking silently on the road, as tourists seated in their vehicle gaze on in excitement and fear.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 (IANS) Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha's Kendrapara district reopened on Sunday after the conclusion of the annual census of estuarine crocodiles.
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government will now be paying money for the agricultural wastes of the farmers. This is a part of the government's commitment to double the income of farmers in Uttar Pradesh.
Beijing, Jan 24 (IANS) Beijing has issued a yellow alert for heavy air pollution that took effect from Sunday, local authorities said.
Gorakhpur (UP), Jan 24 (IANS) In another major push to industrialisation, a plastic park spread over 50 acres of land and housing around 100 manufacturing units would be set up in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, official said.
Santiago, Jan 24 (IANS) Two earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted Chile's Magallanes and Antarctica region, with no reported casualties or damages, but authorities issued a tsunami warning after the first temblor.
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Researchers have demonstrated that unique fungi strengthen the "immune systems" of wheat and bean plants against aphids.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 (IANS) Shaji Thomas, a Keralite who landed in Brazil in 1989 on a scholarship, is now a citizen of the football crazy nation.
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) After a day-long spell of rain and snow that caused disruption of both air and surface transport, weather in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh improved on Sunday.
Maputo, Jan 24 (IANS) Tropical storm Eloise has made landfall in central Mozambique with strong winds and intense rains, leaving a trail of destruction in the cities of Beira, Manica and Quelimane.
Beijing, Jan 24 (IANS) Beijing reported a 53 per cent decrease in PM2.5 density in the past five years, achieving the goal set for the city's 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020), local authorities said on Saturday.
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Rajendra Kumar Bhandari has been selected in individual category for the Subhas Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar 2021 along with Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society (SEEDS) in the institutional category for invaluable contribution and selfless service in India in the field of Disaster Management.
Srinagar, Jan 23 (IANS) After opening for a few hours on Saturday, the Jammu-Srinagar national highway has been closed again due to heavy snowfall, officials said.
Srinagar, Jan 23 (IANS) Due to continuous snowfall since Saturday morning, all flights to and from the Srinagar international airport have been cancelled.
Gurugram, Jan 23 (IANS) After Sector-23 market, the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) is now looking to convert the Sector-46 market into a polythene-free zone.