Kolkata, Nov 7 (IANS) Cities in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan stand to benefit most from tree planting, in terms of both heat and particulate matter reduction, according to a study that identifies the potential return on investment (ROI) from tree planting in 245 global cities.
Gurugram, Nov 7 (IANS) The Sultanpur National Park in Gurugram has been shut in view of the bird flu outbreak in some parts of the country and smog, officials said on Monday.
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The week following Diwali has seen Delhi and the National Capital Region shrouded in a blanket of smog that has made breathing difficult and led to a rise in heart and lung complaints.
Shimla, Nov 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist resorts Shimla and Manali saw mercury falling on Sunday while the temperature in Keylong town plummeted below the freezing point for the first time in the season.
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Female fish judge males based on their ability to design nests best suited for the conditions of their environment, suggests a study.
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) With Delhi witnessing poorest air quality of the season, the sale of air mask has increased over 70 per cent in the last two-three days with many chemist outlets in the city reporting that stocks have ben sold out.
Bengaluru, Nov 6 (IANS) After an expert panel recently confirmed the existence of the mythical Saraswati river in India's northwest, scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur (IIT-KgP) now claim they have found evidence of another "lost" Indian river.
Kolkata, Nov 6 (IANS) Declining numbers of endangered Asian elephants, which play a key role in seed dispersal and maintain the diversity of forest ecosystems, may have negative, long-term consequences for sustenance of certain tree species, researchers warn.