Bengal to develop bio-shield to get protected from cyclonic storms
  • Bengal to develop bio-shield to get protected from cyclonic storms(09:00)

    Kolkata, Nov 7 (IANS) In an effort to create a natural defence mechanism against the recurring cyclonic storms like 'Yaas' or 'Amphan', the West Bengal government plans to construct a robust and ecologically sustainable 'bio-shield' along the state's coastline and the Sundarbans islands. The natural barrier artificially engineered will be the first of its kind in the country.

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Tibetan Plateau to get spotlight at Glasgow climate summit
  • Tibetan Plateau to get spotlight at Glasgow climate summit(14:16)
    BY VISHAL GULATI

    Dharamsala, Oct 27 (IANS) To adapt to the effects of climate change impacting the Tibetan Plateau -- the world's 'third pole' -- a group of Tibetans in exile will explain its role in the global climate system and why it should be part of the global climate conversation at the upcoming two-week United Nations climate conference, COP26, in Glasgow in Britain.

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