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 »
Sif Island discovery altering world map.

Global warming: Melting Antarctica ice reveals uncharted island

Researchers chanced upon the island last week while patrolling the coast of the Pine Island Glacier and named it Sif Island. Read more »
climate change, global warming threat

Human life as we know is threatened: JP Morgan report

Climate change could result in water crises, famine, displacement and migration, and could spark off political stress, conflict. Read more »
ultrafine particles from vehicles cause heart attacks

Exposure to ultrafine articles may cause heart attacks

High levels of ultrafine particles are a serious public health concern because of their small size, large surface areas, and the ability to get into the blood system. Read more »
India-Norway agreement on climate crisis.

India, Norway vow to clear oceans of plastic litter

Measures to tackle climate change and air pollution present a win-win situation for the countries, says a joint statement. Read more »
Is a mass extinction event on currently?

Climate crisis: 30% plants, animals may go extinct in 50 years

The study by University of Arizona researchers may be the first to assess the extinction patterns using recent climate-related data and the movement of species. Read more »
UN game for climate action

UN launches campaign to assess public opinion on global warming, climate change

The survey will be done through an internet and mobile-based video game in which players act as climate policymakers trying to limit global warming. Read more »
Greenland ice sheet vulnerable to global warming and climate change

Climate change: Indian monsoon among nine tipping points

British website Carbon Brief says changes will be gradual, but the fragile climate and ecological systems could change dramatically and irreversibly. Read more »
Will chinstrap penguins go extinct?

Climate change: Chinstrap penguin population down 77%

The researchers who recorded the dramatic decline in chinstrap population, found a remarkable increase in the population of gentoo penguins. Read more »