environment

European Union agrees ban on import products driving deforestation

The ban's scope encompasses palm oil, cattle, soy, coffee, cocoa, timber and rubber as well as derived products such as beef, furniture and chocolate.

published on : 6th December 2022

Environmentalists flock social media for spreading awareness

"Recently, the two species of laughing thrush birds have been branched into four: Palani Laughingthrush, Banasura Laughingthrush, Ashambu Laughingthrush, and Nilgiri Laughingthrush.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Military emissions: Climate change as consequences of war & other impacts

The developed countries must account for their narrow and short-term policies favouring their military-industrial complexes while ignoring the health and existence of present and future generations.

published on : 30th November 2022

Australia argues against 'endangered' Barrier Reef status

Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek said the report was a reflection on Australia's previous conservative government, which was voted out of office in May elections after nine years in power.

published on : 29th November 2022

The green mile: Daily wager wins Environment Protection award for instilling love for nature in children

Besides his efforts to spread greenery has been guiding tiny tots of East Marady panchayat in Ernakulam on an eco-friendly path, encouraging them to plant fruit trees, reports Anu Kuruvilla.

published on : 27th November 2022

Polio didn't stop this TN man from becoming a passionate environmentalist

The seeds of activism were sown early in the mind of Sathish Kumar, who lost both his legs before he turned one, to polio.

published on : 27th November 2022

No exemption to exploratory drilling in coastal regulation zones: Government

Coastal land up to 500 metres from the high-tide line and a stage of 100m along banks of creeks, estuaries, backwater and rivers, subject to tidal fluctuations, is called a CRZ.

published on : 26th November 2022

Air pollution killed 238,000 Europeans prematurely in 2020: EEA

The Covid-19 pandemic led to the deaths of some people already living with diseases related to air pollution.

published on : 24th November 2022

Artistic plea for climate action

A recent exhibition in the city shed light on the climate crisis through a series of thought-provoking artworks.

published on : 22nd November 2022

‘Trees Outside Forests to improve livelihood’

Government intends to increase forest cover from 23 to 33 per cent across Andhra Pradesh under the scheme

published on : 17th November 2022

Five ecotourism projects to come up in Andhra, zoos to get new attractions

Holding a review meeting with the forest department officials at the Secretariat on Tuesday, Peddireddy said all the facilities for tourists should be provided in the ecotourism projects.

published on : 16th November 2022

Ukraine war's environmental toll to take years to clean up

Moscow's attacks on fuel depots have released toxins into the air and groundwater, threatening biodiversity, climate stability and the health of the population.

published on : 11th November 2022

Delhi pollution: Primary schools resume function, but record low attendance

A parent named Madan Lal said he is confused between worrying about his child’s education and its health as he arrived at the government school in Sarita Vihar, Delhi, to drop off his son.

published on : 10th November 2022

E-waste list gets lengthier with 106 items

Asked about the new rules, an official of the KSPCB told TNIE that the state generated around 1.2 lakh tonnes of e-waste in the 2021-2022 FY.

published on : 7th November 2022

At annual climate mitigation summit COP27, India's focus is on finance

Climate finance typically refers to any financing that seeks to support mitigation and adaptation actions that will address climate change.

published on : 5th November 2022

Construction ban: Larsen and Toubro fined Rs 5 lakh for BJP HQ renovation

Rai said the fine was imposed since a ban on construction activities is in effect across Delhi-NCR, except for those activities related to national significance.

published on : 2nd November 2022

Andhra government defers ban on plastic banners till January 2023

The State government on Monday deferred the ban on manufacture and sale of flexi banners to January 26, 2023 which was decided to enforce the ban from Tuesday (November 1).

published on : 1st November 2022

Rai lying on ‘Red Light’ scheme: L-G

Saxena says minister misleading public about launch of ‘Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ drive

published on : 29th October 2022

SC notice to Centre on plea against supply of electoral roll to candidates

The PIL filed by two advocates has sought an alternative to save the enormous expenditure as well as the usage of large quantities of paper.

published on : 25th October 2022

Real-time monitoring of sound, air pollution on Diwali underway in Bengal: Minister

"If there is any data about violation of sound limits, we will mark the hotspots and officers of the respective police stations will be alerted, and the offenders will be tracked," the minister said. 

published on : 24th October 2022
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