Solar geoengineering on policy table, experts warn of more harm

The technologies that are talked about are space-based reflectors, stratospheric aerosol injection, cirrus cloud thinning and marine cloud brightening.

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Centre sets ToR for new EV park in Dharmapuri

The new industrial park will come up at Adhagapadi, Adhiyamankottai, Thadangam and Balajangamanahalli villages, where land has already been alienated and handed over to SIPCOT.

19 Sep 2023

Alert after swine fever grips Karnataka-Kerala border

These include virus transmission via fomites such as vehicles, people, or clothing, through consumption of contaminated pork products, and from infected kept pigs.

17 Sep 2023

Big birds find cosy breeding ground in Chennai

TNIE visited the Ostrich enclosures in the zoo on Wednesday and there were 33 eggs currently being incubated by parent birds.

14 Sep 2023

Tamil Nadu: No idol immersion in eco-sensitive waterbodies, says NGT

In the guidelines, the CPCB had asked the states to immerse idols in designated artificial confined tanks/ponds as far as possible.

13 Sep 2023

Tamil Nadu Wildlife Board to consider forest diversion, 19 other issues on Sept 26

As per the dashboard hosted on the Tamil Nadu Forest Department website, a total of 51 elephants died this year so far, of which 8 were unnatural deaths.

13 Sep 2023

Sriharikota lost 100 m of coastline in 4 yrs, Andhra govt approves anti-erosion project

In the recently held meeting in Vijayawada, the authority has reportedly given in-principle clearance for the groynes project, but precise details are not made public yet.

11 Sep 2023

Over $120 billion lost in 60 years: The corrosive grip of 'invasives' on India's biodiversity

What is startling is the global economic cost of these invasive exceeds $423 billion annually, which is more than the global annual cost estimate for natural disasters.

09 Sep 2023

Two booked for killing 30 stray dogs in Selaiyur

The dogs were killed on August 29 but came to light only on Sunday owing to the decomposed smell emanating from the garbage dump. 

06 Sep 2023

TN forest chief likely to face action for harassment

In the recent order, Mohapatra was found guilty of creating a hostile environment for a women colleague, which the authority said may amount to sexual harassment under Section 3(2) of the Act. 

04 Sep 2023

India all set for Sun mission, Aditya-L1 to soar into skies at 11.50 a.m. today

The Aditya-L1 satellite carrying seven indigenously developed payloads will lift off from the second launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC-Shar) at Sriharikota on a PSLV-C57 rocket.

02 Sep 2023

Mission to sun, Aditya-L1 spacecraft to lift-off tomorrow

Scientists associated with the project said the spacecraft will travel 1.5 million km from Earth, four times farther than the moon, to Lagrange point L1.

01 Sep 2023

Indian cities reducing carbon footprint, one step at a time: Report

India is taking some significant steps in its action against climate change, positioning itself as a key global player in this issue.

27 Aug 2023

Steely shakti of ISRO women behind Chandrayaan 3

Many emerging women scientists that The New Indian Express spoke to have credited what is known as the 'ISRO culture' for enabling women to shine.

27 Aug 2023

NGT stays green nod for harbours in Tamil Nadu

The NGT bench comprising Justice Pushpa Sathyanarayana and K Satyagopal categorically said the project cannot be permitted in the absence of a comprehensive EIA. 

25 Aug 2023

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