Noted environmentalist appeals to Modi, Gadkari to reconsider construction of multi laning network in hilly areas

Mandi | Friday, Aug 10 2018 IST

Noted Shimla based gold medalist environmentalist and conservationist Ram Kumar Gupta has made an ardent appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Road Transport and National Highways Minister

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Unicef India, Netflix pitch for safer online environment

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST

Netflix, Unicef India and Ficci Arise on Wednesday came together to join a dialogue on ensuring a safer online environment for children.

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Vulnerable South Asian communities gear up to fight floods (Environment Feature)

Patna |Wednesday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST

Vulnerable communities in four South Asian countries across the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region are hopeful and confident of fighting floods this monsoon, thanks to community-based flood early warnin

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Children act as 'green agents' in Rajasthan's drought-hit Baran (Environmental Feature)

Jaipur |Wednesday, 2018 1:15:05 PM IST

The "green agents" of Baran district in Rajasthan are nurturing foliage in their villages, despite a two-year rainfall deficit in the region. Over 3,000 children across 20 villages have planted 7,000

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Does anyone care? A plethora of diseases near 'Mount Everest' of garbage (Environmental Feature)

New Delhi |Sunday, 2018 1:45:00 PM IST

A stray dog ilies dead, its eyeballs popping out. Buzzing flies enter its open rib cage and vultures above a mountain of garbage fly away with bites of its rotten flesh. Welcome to an east Delhi neigh

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India is paying a price for losing its grasslands (Environment Feature)

Naliya (Kutch) |Friday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST

Wiry shrubs and clumps of brown-green fill the semi-arid landscape of Kutch in western India. Many of these patches have, over the years, made way for "more productive" agricultural land. This greenin

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Palau: Where immigration clearance is subject to environmental protection pledge (Environment Feature)

Dakhla (Morocco) |Wednesday, 2018 11:45:06 AM IST

For the first time in the world, a tiny island nation in the Pacific Ocean has made it mandatory for visitors to sign a pledge not to harm its fragile environment -- before entering the country. The R

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