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World Environment Day: Data shows the world has lost a Switzerland-size area of primary rainforest in 2019
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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.

What starts in the Amazon doesn’t stay there: Wildfires are melting Andes glaciers
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What starts in the Amazon doesn’t stay there: Wildfires are melting Andes glaciers

The Amazon was historically too wet to burn on a large scale, but climate change and deforestation have made it hotter and dryer.

Wildlife discovered in 2019: From leaf like lizards, venomous vipers to human sized leaves
science

Wildlife discovered in 2019: From leaf like lizards, venomous vipers to human sized leaves

Discoveries of new species is the outcome of perseverance, years of fieldwork & long periods of looking at museum records.

Nature and forests through 2019: The year of uncontrollable rain forests fires all over the world
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Nature and forests through 2019: The year of uncontrollable rain forests fires all over the world

2019 closed out a “lost decade” for the world’s tropical forests, with surging deforestation from Brazil to the Congo Basin.

In a first, chemists design the 'perfect' reactor to synthesis pure hydrogen
science

In a first, chemists design the 'perfect' reactor to synthesis pure hydrogen

The new reactor reduces the number of steps & the amount of hydrogen lost in conventional reactions.

You could soon order 100% lab-grown meat
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You could soon order 100% lab-grown meat

Cultured meat, which does not involve heavy use of antibiotics or pesticides in animal feed and hormones for fast growth of poultry, could be the future of food

Supreme Court accepts Centre's proposal to have colour-coded stickers for vehicles running on different fuels in Delhi-NCR
India

Supreme Court accepts Centre's proposal to have colour-coded stickers for vehicles running on different fuels in Delhi-NCR

The Supreme Court on Monday accepted Centre's proposal to have hologram-based colour-coded stickers on vehicles that would help in identifying automobiles running on various kinds of fuels.

Apple Watch user in the United States claims that the device detected a blood clot in his lungs, saving his life
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Apple Watch user in the United States claims that the device detected a blood clot in his lungs, saving his life

The Apple Watch app notified him that his heart rate was continuously above his usual heart rate of 54 beats per minute.

Delhi Metro fare hike comes into force today as DMRC rejects Arvind Kejriwal's request
India

Delhi Metro fare hike comes into force today as DMRC rejects Arvind Kejriwal's request

Travelling on Delhi Metro will pinch your pockets from Tuesday with the decks cleared for another fare hike, which will lead to an increase of Rs 10 for all travels beyond 5 km.

Bengaluru is the greenest and most environmentally responsible city in the country: Survey
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Bengaluru is the greenest and most environmentally responsible city in the country: Survey

New concepts like hydroponics, organic gardening, home composting, and drip irrigation are also witnessing an uptake among customers across the country.

World Environment Day: Five Indian families who dedicated their lives to Mother Nature
India

World Environment Day: Five Indian families who dedicated their lives to Mother Nature

On this World Environment Day, we look at a few Indian individuals and families who have done their part in making this world a better place.

World Environment Day: Go green with these 5 eco-friendly tech products
Tech

World Environment Day: Go green with these 5 eco-friendly tech products

From speakers to alarm clock, we rounded up the best five eco-friendly technologies out there because what better way to celebrate Environment Day than going green!

Obama, Iraqi PM want tighter security after Green Zone storming
| Reuters
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Obama, Iraqi PM want tighter security after Green Zone storming | Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi agreed on the need for tighter security in Baghdad's fortified Green Zone after protesters stormed the area, the White House said on Saturday.

Protesters storm Baghdad's Green Zone, dozens hurt 
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Protesters storm Baghdad's Green Zone, dozens hurt | Reuters

BAGHDAD Iraqi security forces opened fire on protesters who stormed into Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone on Friday and entered the cabinet building, drawing calls for revolt from a powerful Shi'ite Muslim cleric. Dozens of demonstrators were injured by tear gas and live fire, witnesses said

Iraqi PM vows to prevent another Green Zone breach, sacks security chief 
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Iraqi PM vows to prevent another Green Zone breach, sacks security chief | Reuters

BAGHDAD Iraq's prime minister vowed on Thursday to prevent another breach of Baghdad's Green Zone, hours before a planned protest by followers of a senior Shi'ite cleric, hundreds of whom stormed the fortified complex last week. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's promise came just a day after he sacked Green Zone security chief, Lieutenant-General Mohammed Ridha, replacing him with Major General Kareem Abboud al-Tamimi, sources said. Ridha had appeared in videos kissing Sadr's hand as he entered Baghdad's Green Zone and began a sit-in in March.

Tamil Nadu poll: Green versus yellow add extra hue before splash of votes
Politics

Tamil Nadu poll: Green versus yellow add extra hue before splash of votes

For the bosses of the two leading parties in Tamil Nadu, green and yellow are the hues of the election season.

Washington shuts down government, New York rebounds after blizzard
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Washington shuts down government, New York rebounds after blizzard | Reuters

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Washington shut down U.S. federal government offices on Monday, while New York prepared for a normal workday following the worst snowstorm in decades to ravage the U.S. East Coast, as residents of both cities frolicked in the freak snowfall

Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes 127 km west of Hokkaido, Japan: USGS
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Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes 127 km west of Hokkaido, Japan: USGS | Reuters

A magnitude 6.1 quake struck in the ocean 127 km (79 miles) west of the city of Asahikawa on the Japanese island of Hokkaido early on Tuesday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It put the depth of the quake at 236 km, and originally reported the magnitude at 6.3.