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Coral reefs facing impact from thermal and chemical heat: Indian scientist

Dec 17, 2014

Coral reefs facing impact from thermal and chemical heat: Indian scientist

Coral reefs which are home to over 25 percent of marine life, are facing a double blow across the globe in the form of thermal and chemical impact, a senior scientist said. #Environment #NewsTracker #science #Global warming #Coral reefs #Pollution #scientists #ScienceBuzz
Photos: Catastrophic oil spill in Sunderbans wrecks havoc with rare ecosystem

Dec 12, 2014

Photos: Catastrophic oil spill in Sunderbans wrecks havoc with rare ecosystem

Officials said the damage had already been done as the slick had spread to a second river and a network of canals in the Sunderbans. #India #Environment #Bangladesh #oil spill #ImagesOfTheDay #Endangered species #ecosystem #biodiversity #Dolphins #Sunderbans #Animal #Sundarbans #Wild Life
Point of no return? Bangladesh begins Sunderbans oil spill clean-up with sponges, sacks

Dec 12, 2014

Point of no return? Bangladesh begins Sunderbans oil spill clean-up with sponges, sacks

Officials said the damage had already been done as the slick had spread to a second river and a network of canals in the Sunderbans. #India #Environment #Bangladesh #didyouknow #oil spill #Endangered species #ecosystem #biodiversity #Dolphins #Sunderbans #Animal #Sundarbans #Wild Life
No proposal to ban manufacture or use of plastic bags, says govt

Dec 11, 2014

No proposal to ban manufacture or use of plastic bags, says govt

There is no proposal to ban manufacture and use of plastic bags, the Rajya Sabha was informed. #India #Environment #Rajya Sabha #TheySaidIt #parliament #NDA #plastic bags #Winter session #Pollution #plastic

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Now, accidents rival poaching as key threat to leopards in India

Aug 02, 2014

Now, accidents rival poaching as key threat to leopards in India

Figures from Karnataka show that for every three leopards poached, two come under vehicular traffic. And few of these killer roads pass through sanctuaries or national parks. #India #Environment #Animal welfare #Wildlife #Leopards
200 crore roadside trees  How Nitin Gadkari's math is flawed

Jun 22, 2014

200 crore roadside trees How Nitin Gadkari's math is flawed

Not just highways, every road in India will have to be lined with trees to achieve Nitin Gadkaris target. Will his government then turn to claim natural forests in the name of development? #HowThisWorks #BJP #Nitin Gadkari #MNREGA #Ministry of Environment and Forests #Trees #200 crore trees #Rural development ministry