23 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Promising development without destruction of environment, the government said it would simplify procedures for green clearances while stepping up efforts to get Rs 35,000 crore, stuck in litigations, released for afforestation.
10 Oct 2011
The accelerating pace of deforestation has lead to fluctuation in day and night temperature of Uttarakhand, reveals a study by Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology.
24 Feb 2014
Washington: Google has launched a new website that allows users to watch and track deforestation all over the world in near real-time.
18 Sep 2014
Patna: Highlighting the adverse impact of deforestation, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday said his government has set a target to increase the state's green cover to 20 per cent.
04 Aug 2014
Kolkata: The vast mangrove forest in the Sunderbans is fast losing its capacity to absorb carbon dioxide, one of the main greenhouse gases, from the atmosphere due to rise in the salinity of water, rampant deforestation and pollution, a study has found.
16 Nov 2013
Warsaw: Investments in a UN plan to halt deforestation could suffer as UN climate talks in Warsaw have failed to agree rules to guarantee the rights of indigenous people and to protect local biodiversity, observers said.
06 Oct 2016
United Nations: India on Wednesday slammed Pakistan after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif once again called Hizbul terrorist Burhan Wani the "valiant son of Kashmir".
31 Aug 2016
Undoubtedly India is one of the fastest-growing automobile markets in the world and manufactures in the country are trying hard to stay afloat in this highly competitive and price sensitive market. Almost every manufacturer operating in India is offering their global products and even new vehicles are being designed keeping leading markets such as India and China in mind.
06 Dec 2011
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon region fell to its lowest in 23 years in the year through July, the government said on Monday, attributing the drop to its tougher stance against illegal logging.
29 Mar 2014
London: Lights will be switched off in homes, offices and famous landmarks at 8.30 pm on Saturday for an hour to mark WWF's annual Earth Hour. Millions of people around the globe will participate in the celebration of the eighth edition of the Earth Hour to show their support for environmental issues ranging from deforestation to energy efficiency, a daily reported.