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Environmentalist Saves Young Birds From Forest Fire In Shimla

Environmentalist Saves Young Birds From Forest Fire In Shimla

Raveena Chauhan ensured the safe birth of seven chicks, all born after the fires had destroyed their nests.

15 May 2022
Trees Aren’t A Climate Change Cure-All: New Studies Show Why

Trees Aren’t A Climate Change Cure-All: New Studies Show Why

Two recently published studies ask if its a good idea to count on forests for a widespread carbon sink through the 21st century, particularly if societies...

14 May 2022

It's All In The Head: How Heatwave Induces Death, Despair And Bad Mental Health

Heatwave-driven mental health disorders and farmer suicides are steeply on the rise but authorities are yet to take concrete steps

The Ides Of March: Heatwave Strikes

The Ides Of March: Heatwave Strikes

The warning signs are flashing for all to see. But no one is bothered. Not the people, nor the polity.

20 May 2022

Fire In The Hill! What’s Burning In Himachal Pradesh?

Forget escaping to Shimla or Manali in summers. The heatwave has hit Himachal Pradesh with extreme weather events and water scarcity

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20 May 2022
Waterworld! Rising Seas Pose A Threat To Millions Living Along India’s Coastline

Waterworld! Rising Seas Pose A Threat To Millions Living Along India’s Coastline

India has no policy for rehabilitating climate refugees even as the people living along coastal West Bengal and Odisha are exposed to greater vulnerability


20 May 2022
Doom And Gloom: Climate Change Poses Growing Threats To India's Poor

Doom And Gloom: Climate Change Poses Growing Threats To India's Poor

The marginalised and poor communities are at a greater risk of deadly heatwaves, disastrous floods and devastating cyclones


20 May 2022
Can India Keep Its Net-zero Emissions Pledge?

Can India Keep Its Net-zero Emissions Pledge?

A brutal heatwave that has exacerbated India’s power crisis is threatening to short-circuit New Delhi’s COP26 commitments


20 May 2022
Red Zone Diary: Surviving Hell In Vidarbha

Red Zone Diary: Surviving Hell In Vidarbha

An Adivasi woman writes about life in Maharashtra’s hottest area


20 May 2022
Dante’s Peak: Heatwave Horror In Photos

Dante’s Peak: Heatwave Horror In Photos

Outlook photographers tell the brutal story of heatwave through the sufferings of people


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20 May 2022
Poetry: Letter From A Former Cook

Poetry: Letter From A Former Cook

Kavita Ezekiel Mendonca was an instructor of english, french and spanish before debuting as a poet in 1989


07 May 2022
NGT Clears Decks For Inland Waterway Project On Ganga River From Prayagraj to Haldia

NGT Clears Decks For Inland Waterway Project On Ganga River From Prayagraj to Haldia

The NGT bench noted that there is no scope for the tribunal to consider the matter as the Allahabad High Court has already decided the issue


06 May 2022
Plastic Used For Mulching Leading To Soil Contamination: Study

Plastic Used For Mulching Leading To Soil Contamination: Study

Under the new study NGO Toxics Link tested soil samples in agricultural belts in Karnataka and Maharashtra and found tiny plastic particles at various depths


22 April 2022
Climate Change Will Affect Us All: Dalai Lama On Earth Day

Climate Change Will Affect Us All: Dalai Lama On Earth Day

Talking about the climate crisis in his message on Earth Day, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has urged people to shift to clean sources of energy


22 April 2022
Earth Day 2022: Here Is All You Need To Know About This ‘Environment Carnival’

Earth Day 2022: Here Is All You Need To Know About This ‘Environment Carnival’

Since 1970, Earth Day has been mobilising masses globally to find ways towards eco-friendly, sustainable and biodiversity conservation.


20 April 2022
Sustainable Vibes 

Sustainable Vibes 

Sustainability is the central theme at this year’s India Art fair, which returns as an on-ground event after a gap of two years  


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01 April 2022
McLeodganj, Himachal's Prized Tourist Destination, Sitting On A Time Bomb

McLeodganj, Himachal's Prized Tourist Destination, Sitting On A Time Bomb

Mindless construction, deforestation and chaos have cut short the life of Mcleodganj, the spiritual abode of monks, by several years.


05 March 2022
75 To 80 Pc Saplings Planted In Delhi Between 2016 And 2019 Survived: Gopal Rai

75 To 80 Pc Saplings Planted In Delhi Between 2016 And 2019 Survived: Gopal Rai

The National Forest Policy aims at bringing a minimum one-third of India's total geographical area under green cover.


02 March 2022
India Adds Record 10 Gigawatt Solar Capacity In 2021: Report

India Adds Record 10 Gigawatt Solar Capacity In 2021: Report

Rajasthan, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh accounted for 50 per cent of the solar installations in the country


01 March 2022
Extreme Climatic Events May Cause Anxiety, Depression: IPCC Report

Extreme Climatic Events May Cause Anxiety, Depression: IPCC Report

The report warns that a wide range of climatic events and conditions will impact mental health


23 February 2022
Energy Agency: Methane Emissions Higher Than Countries Claim

Energy Agency: Methane Emissions Higher Than Countries Claim

Experts say methane is responsible for almost a third of the temperature increase that has occurred since the start of the industrial revolution.


23 February 2022
Setting Up Environment Council Will Help Accelerate Climate Action: Experts

Setting Up Environment Council Will Help Accelerate Climate Action: Experts

Environmentalist Bhavreen Kandhari said having such a council reduces the chances of shrugging responsibilities on each other.


09 February 2022
Ropeways To Be Exempted From The Scrutiny Of EIA: Ministry of Environment, Forest, And Climate Change

Ropeways To Be Exempted From The Scrutiny Of EIA: Ministry of Environment, Forest, And Climate Change

According to the ministry, aerial ropeways are an environment-friendly mode of transport and don't need to go through environmental impact assessment


25 January 2022
UN Experts To Analyse The Environmental Impact Of The Massive Oil Spill in Peru

UN Experts To Analyse The Environmental Impact Of The Massive Oil Spill in Peru

Following the crude oil spill at a refinery near Lima, UN experts are evaluating and proposing immediate steps to curb its environmental impact


24 January 2022
Plea Against Environmental Clearances For Mining In Earthquake Prone Bageshwar

Plea Against Environmental Clearances For Mining In Earthquake Prone Bageshwar

The National Green Tribunal of Uttarakhand asks the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) to respond to an application filed against a...


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