IUCN adds more than 7,000 to its Red List
International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has added more than 7,000 animals, fish and plants to its endangered Red List. IUCN’s Red List of Threatened Species shows that more and more species assessed are being threatened with extinct More..

12 Indian beaches in race to top Blue Flag Challenge
Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has selected 12 beaches across the country to compete for Blue Flag Certification. Environment Ministry emba More..

SC forms Panel to frame Emergency Plan to prevent extinction of Indian birds
Taking serious note of alarming extinction of two Indian birds namely Great Indian Bustard and Lesser Flori More..

MoEF recommends ‘in-principle’ approval for Uranium exploration
A Union Ministry of Forest, Environment and Climate Change (MoEFCC) panel has recommended for ‘in-principle’ permission for survey and exploration of Uranium in  More..

Kaziranga National Park: Special Rhino Protection Force deployed
An 82-member Special Rhino Protection Force which is trained to combat poachers and understand animal behaviour was recently deployed in Kaziranga National Park (KNP).

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India’s Forest cover up by 1%- Environment Minister
Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Environment informed the Lok Sabha that India’s forest cover has increased by 1% in last one year period and over 24.39% of India’s geographical area now constitutes of green cover.


India to host COP-14 of UNCDD in September 2019
For the first time ever India will be hosting the 14th session of Conference of Parties (COP-14) of United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in September 2019, to address the issue of land degradation and desertification.

Scientists discover New Frog Species in Assam
A team of scientists from Delhi University (DU) and Wildlife Institute of India (an autonomous institution under Union Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate change), in collaboration with researchers from the United States and Ind More..

CO2 emissions rose by 2% in 2018: Study
As per a closely-watched review by United Kingdom (UK) based energy giant BP, titled “The BP Statistical Review of World Energy”, the global carbon emissions grew by 2.0% in 2018, More..

Climate change affecting Global Food Production: Study
According to research conducted by scientists from Oxford University in United Kingdom (UK) and University of Copenhagen in Denmark, climate change is adversely affecting production of key crops such as wheat and rice, with s More..

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