Yamuna New Delhi coronavirus lockdown impact

Cleaning of the Yamuna will need a war-like effort

Lockdown has given Yamuna a fresh lease of life, but things will be back to normal once the restrictions are lifted. Read more »
using data to combat Covid-19

Four lessons from Covid-19 for fight against climate crisis

The coronavirus outbreak will result in a deeper understanding of the ties that bind humanity, and help the world in its fight against climate change. Read more »
Arctic ozone layer

Huge ozone hole over Arctic baffles scientists

Three times the area of Greenland, the ozone hole covers most of the central Arctic; no reason to worry yet, say scientists. Read more »
ozone layer above Antarctica

Earth’s ozone layer is healing due to human action, says study

The success in reversing the damage to ozone layer may prompt world nations to act swiftly and decisively on greenhouse gas emissions that threaten irreversible climate changes. Read more »
Canalpy, waste management in Alappuzha

The tale of two cities: Two Kerala models for waste management

Sanitation challenge: Thiruvananthapuram and Alappuzha faced similar waste management crises, but came up with divergent solutions to the problem. Read more »
air pollution: a city under smog cover

Air pollution: Scientists will soon be able to track real time data

The virtual constellation of satellites will collect data to cut pollutants such as nitrogen dioxide, smog, formaldehyde and aerosols. Read more »
Australian wild fire

World off target in global warming response, warns UN

Extreme weather events in 2019 resulted in rising hunger, displacement and loss of life around the world. Read more »
sandy beaches

Climate change will destroy half of world’s beaches, says report

Countries such as the United States, Mexico, China, Australia, Canada, Russia, Argentina, Chile, Pakistan may face huge damage. Read more »
Eurythenes plasticus

New deep-sea species found with plastic in body

Traces of plastic in the body of the new species, Eurythenes plasticus, highlight the issue of marine plastic pollution. Read more »
Agricultural reforms in India.

Cutting food waste, vegetarianism can slow down global warming: Study

Climate targets can be met without compromising on food security and damaging ecosystems just by reducing demand for food, feed, and fibre, says The Drawdown Review. Read more »