In Bangladesh, abuse of Madhupur's indigenous people persists amidst government's 'social forestry' programmes
The Garos of Madhupur Sal forest have been struggling for the right to access the forest since 1962, when the Madhupur forest was declared a national park by the Pakistan government, which then administered the land.
In Sebastiao Salgado's photography, a piercing reflection on the pathos of climate change, migration
Intensely political yet captivating, Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado’s body of work examines the beauty and brutality of the human condition. More recently, his photographs serve as an ode to the planet — an optimistic view of what we must save and celebrate.
Researchers conclude that maintaining fully functioning ecosystems can have environmental and health benefits which is key to preventing new pandemics.
World Environment Day: Data shows the world has lost a Switzerland-size area of primary rainforest in 2019
In order to stop deforestation, researchers say emphasis must be placed on changing the incentives driving forest loss on a domestic, local level.
World Environment Day 2020: Tigers are threatened by a nearly 24,000 kilometers network of planned roads across Asia
The explosion of new roads is driven in part by the global development strategies such as China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
World Environment Day 2020: How natural habitat destruction can fuel zoonotic diseases like COVID-19
Experts have found links to the emergence of viruses like Nipah, Lassa, Hendra, COVID-19, HIV, and others to deforestation.
World Environment Day: Bonn Challenge — Restored forests are often poor replacements for natural habitats
Scientists estimate that restored forests could sequester upto 16 percent of the carbon needed to limit global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
Protected areas can help mitigate the devastation while long-term solutions for ending GHG emissions are found.
Discoveries of new species is the outcome of perseverance, years of fieldwork & long periods of looking at museum records.
2019 closed out a “lost decade” for the world’s tropical forests, with surging deforestation from Brazil to the Congo Basin.
National Science and Technology Park is supposed to be Pakistan's biggest innovation and research ecosystem.
Since forests are carbon sinks, cutting down a tree is equal to emitting greenhouse gases.
Scientists in the thousands issue a dire warning to highlight 'untold suffering' from the ongoing climate crisis
The declaration comes a day after US President Donald Trump officially notified the UN that the USA will withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
Total emissions from land must fall 85 percent and the amount of carbon stored by land must increase 10-fold by mid-century.
Vikram Dhembare turns fallen leaves from Mumbai's Aarey Colony into art to raise awareness about climate change and try and save the remaining trees.
Heaviest monsoon rains in 25 years kill 1,600 people since June in India; monsoon to withdraw only after early Oct
The total flood-prone area in the country has increased in recent decades because of deforestation, degradation of water bodies, and climate change
Mouni Roy's car gets damaged after debris fall; actress disappointed over 'irresponsible' Mumbai metro construction
Mouni Roy was near PVR cinemas in Juhu, where the trailer of her film Made In China was being launched.
They are an annual nightmare in many parts, areas that were not considered a risk, are flood-prone,
It might be too little too late for a country that has lost 1.2 million hectares of grassland and forest to fires since May.
There are around 6,000 fires in Angola, more than 3,000 in Congo and just over 2,000 fires in Brazil.