Environment

Rainy Monday morning in Delhi

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 10:08

New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) It was a rainy Monday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 27.8 degrees Celsius.

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Cloudy Sunday morning in Delhi

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 10:18

New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) It was a cloudy Sunday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 28 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.

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Researchers propose 'cocktail geo-engineering' to save climate

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 17:18

Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) New research from an international collaboration of atmospheric scientists, including from India, has explored for the first time the possibility of using a "cocktail" of geo-engineering tools to reduce changes in both temperature and precipitation caused by atmospheric greenhouse gases.

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Cloudy morning in Delhi

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 09:54

New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) It was a cloudy Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 27.3 degrees Celsius, normal for the season's average.

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Wildlife trafficking is world's fourth largest illicit trade

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 02:54

New Delhi, July 29, Standing tall at $20 billion annually and still growing, the wildlife trafficking has become the world's fourth largest illicit trade, said World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) on Saturday -- the Global Tiger Day.

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Warm Friday despite rain, Saturday to be hot: IMD

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 21:18

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Despite some parts of Delhi receiving rains, Friday remained warm with the maximum temperature recorded at 35.9 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.

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Mesoamerican Reef gets global attention

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 15:50

Cartagena (Colombia), July 28 (IANS) In a first, Central America's Mesoamerican Reef, home to more than 500 species of fish and marine species, including large populations of whale sharks, has got global attention with over 65 national and international agencies joining hands to conserve it through a multi-institutional effort.

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'Panda cub cruelty' video goes viral in China

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 15:22

Beijing, July 28 (IANS) A video which appeared to show mistreatment of two giant panda cubs at a research facility in Chengdu, China, has gone viral drawing heavy criticism, the media reported on Friday.

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Cloudy morning in Delhi

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 10:02

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) It was a cloudy Friday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 28.8 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.

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Recall of 22,000 Porsche cars ordered in Europe

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 04:46

Berlin, July 28 (IANS) Federal Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt said here on Thursday that an illegal emissions software had been detected in the three-litre TDI diesel Cayenne and, as such, he had ordered 22,000 vehicles to be recalled across Europe.

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Wildlife experts favour science to counter trafficking

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 22:00

Cartagena (Colombia), July 27 (IANS) Illegal exploitation and trade of wildlife is a globally recognised problem and the solution to check its menace lies in science, wildlife experts have said.

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Wildife experts favour science to counter trafficking

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 17:38

Cartagena (Colombia), July 27 (IANS) Illegal exploitation and trade of wildlife is a globally recognised problem and the solution to check its menace lies in science, wildlife experts have said.

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Cloudy morning in Delhi

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 09:36

New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) It was a cloudy Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 28.6 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.

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