Environment & Nature

Odd-Even Scheme To Be Implemented In Gurugram Due To Drop In Air Quality
Oct 13 2019 10:37:10 AM

The odd-even vehicle scheme will be implemented in Gurugram due to the alarming decline in air quality, according to the authorities of the district.

Jane Fonda Arrested During Climate Change Protest In Washington
Oct 12 2019 02:27:30 PM

Hollywood actress Jane Fonda has been arrested from the United States capitol where she took part in a protest against climate change.

How Many Trees Needed For One Person To Survive With Oxygen
Oct 09 2019 04:34:54 PM

Over 24 hours, the tree will have some spare oxygen which they release into the air. A tree will release about 100 kg of oxygen every year. One human being breathes about 9.5 tons of air in a year.

Aarey Forest: An Ecosystem Of Its Own
Oct 06 2019 03:23:17 PM

Environmentalists have said that protecting Aarey Forest means securing the future of children in Mumbai.

Activists Seek Stay On Aarey Forest Deforestation
Oct 06 2019 11:39:13 AM

Environmental activists turned to Chief Justice of India to intervene in the cutting of trees in Aarey Forest after the Bombay High Court refused to grant the stay.

Activists Detained As Tree Felling Begins In Aarey Forest
Oct 05 2019 11:16:24 AM

Despite the protest of hundreds of citizens, cutting of trees in Aarey Colony has begun.

Swacch Bharat To Enter Next Phase, Plastic Waste In Focus
Oct 05 2019 10:00:00 AM

The sanitation programme Swacch Bharat is all set to enter its next phase and tackling the ever-growing issue of plastic waste will be in focus.

Bombay High Court Dismisses Pleas To Save Aarey Forest
Oct 04 2019 03:22:29 PM

The Bombay High Court on Friday dismissed the petitions filed against the felling of Aarey forest.

Houseplants Are In Vogue; Is It A Fad?
Sep 30 2019 03:00:50 PM

Social media has seen a rise in the number of images with the lush greenery of houseplants. Youngsters are more and more interested in squeezing in tiny forests into their apartments in cities.

Why You Should Support Nation's Fight Against Single Use Plastic
Sep 29 2019 01:16:57 PM

World is joining hands for a plastic-free future and the primitive step that every country across the globe has taken was to say no to the ‘single-use plastic’.

Heavy Rain Falls In UP And Bihar; 73 Died In 4 Days
Sep 29 2019 12:14:53 PM

Incessant rain has been receiving in Uttar Pradesh for the last four days and as of now the death toll has risen to 73.

New Cat Snake Named After Shiv Sena Leader's Son
Sep 27 2019 03:00:19 PM

A new snake species found in the Western Ghats in Maharashtra has been named after researcher Tejas Thackeray, son of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray.