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Indiscriminate mining has irreversibly damaged Aravallis, suggest documents

India, March 9 -- Haryana has sought the resumption of stone mining in the Aravallis over a decade after the Supreme Court in 2009 suspended extraction of all major and minor minerals in the eco-sensi... Read More


Early summer, lack of rain spark fires

New Delhi, March 9 -- Forest fires are raging in many parts of the country as the mercury spikes and there is a large rain deficiency except in parts of peninsular India, leading to an earlier than us... Read More


Early summer, lack of rain spark fires

New Delhi, March 8 -- Forest fires are raging in many parts of the country as the mercury spikes and there is a large rain deficiency except in parts of peninsular India, leading to an earlier than us... Read More


Early summer, lack of rain spark fires

New Delhi, March 8 -- Forest fires are raging in many parts of the country as the mercury spikes and there is a large rain deficiency except in parts of peninsular India, leading to an earlier than us... Read More


Early summer, lack of rain spark fires

India, March 8 -- Forest fires are raging in many parts of the country as the mercury spikes and there is a large rain deficiency except in parts of peninsular India, leading to an earlier than usual ... Read More


Reserves exhausted early, Chhattisgarh coal mine seeks larger forest area

India, March 5 -- A coal block in Chhattisgarh's Hasdeo Arand region has nearly exhausted its reserves seven years before the approved timeline, and has applied for an amendment to the forest clearanc... Read More


Natural hazards, infra development magnified Chamoli disaster: ICIMOD

India, March 5 -- Kathmandu-based International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) has underlined the link between the February 7 glacier breach disaster in Uttarakhand's Rishi Ganga ... Read More


Stability of rocks, river flow in Rishi Ganga needs careful monitoring: Analysis

India, March 4 -- An analysis of the February 7 Uttarakhand glacier breach has cautioned that the stability of remaining rocks or ice masses and slopes around the rock that detached needs to be monito... Read More


Climate crisis to cost $100 billion to Indian firms in next 5 years: Report

India, March 3 -- Top Indian companies estimate an economic impact of about Rs.7.14 lakh crore (nearly US$100 billion) over the next five years from the risks posed by the climate crisis, according to... Read More


Climate crisis transformed Indian summer; the worst, say experts, is yet to come

India, March 3 -- Indian summer or what the India Meteorological Department (IMD) calls "pre-monsoon season" in March-April- May has seen a very clear shift in its intensity since 1998. Even as IMD wa... Read More