A study in June 2019 on acceleration of ice-melting in Himalayas revealed that local glaciers are melting twice as fast in the 21st century as they were from 1975 to 2000 – this, the study says, has disrupted the glaciers which were once sturdily frozen in place.
Flash droughts are droughts that intensify more rapidly than normal, posing a risk to agriculture, ecosystems and water availability.
Worsening quality of air around the world could soon be a greater challenge than estimated impacting millions of lives throughout the world.
Conservationist Malhar Indulkar is working to conserve otters and their habitats in the Tillari region of Maharashtra in the northern Western Ghats.
Consumption of arsenic contaminated water in West Bengal, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh is a major health hazard but little is being done to address the crisis.
When the Indian Constitution was adopted in January 1950, B.R. Ambedkar stated that India was entering a life of contradictions for he believed that political equality alone is not a sufficient condition for social and economic democracy.
The clean air action plan was implemented in three non-attainment cities of Patna, Gaya and Muzaffarpur in April 2019 but progress on the front has been slow according to environmentalists.
The Anakkayam Small Hydro Electric Project, proposed in the Vazhachal-Sholayar forests of Thrissur district and close to the proposed Athirapilly dam, is a tail-race development project that aims to generate electricity from the water that flows out of the Sholayar dam.
Around a decade ago, in Darbhanga city of the Mithilanchal region of Bihar, Narayan Choudhary started the Talab Bachao Abhiyan, a campaign to save the heritage and wealth of the region – its ponds.
The Moon was for a long time considered to be bone dry, with analyses of returned lunar samples from the Apollo missions showing only...