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Mar 09, 2019
Researchers find a couple dozen of distinctly different killer whales near south ChileScientists are waiting for DNA tests from a tissue sample but think it may be a distinct species.
Feb 07, 2019
2018 was the fourth-warmest year on record, next five years to be much hotterThe US temperature in 2018 was the 14th warmest on average, said NOAA climate monitoring chief.
Dec 12, 2018
Arctic Report Card details effect of record melting on global environmental changesThe Arctic report, in its 13th edition, explains changes, impacts of melting on the ecosystem & marine life.
Nov 03, 2018
Declining levels of depleting chemicals prevent ozone hole from becoming largerAccording to NASA, the annual ozone hole reached an average area coverage of 22.9 square km in 2018.
Aug 24, 2018
Administration clueless as tar balls wash up along India’s western coast; experts claim it's a deep, recurring problemEven though Central Board of Pollution Control claims that there has been no oil spill along India's western coast, tar balls are not only more excessive than previous years, they are also bigger in size, with beaches from Southern Gujarat, Daman and now even Mumbai’s coastline being covered with waxy formations lending the air a distinctly oily smell
May 18, 2018
Banned Ozone-depleting chemicals are on the rise again, and scientists aren't sure whyOnce widely used as a foaming agent, production of CFC-11 was phased out by the Montreal Protocol in 2010.
Jan 23, 2018
2017 recorded as the second warmest year on its records says NASA, despite lack of El NinoEven without an El Nino event, and with a La Nina starting in the later months of 2017, last year’s temperatures ranked between 2015 and 2016 in NASA’s records.
Jan 02, 2018
No more chocolate by 2050? Scientists say fragile cocoa plant likely to be victim of global warmingWith warmer global temperatures and dryer weather conditions threatening the survival of the fragile cocoa plant, which could see chocolate disappear by as early as 2050, scientists are exploring the possibility of using the gene-editing technology CRISPR to evolve crops that can survive environmental challenges.
Nov 24, 2017
Popularity of LED lights is leading to a worldwide increase in light pollutionThis not only leads to light pollution, these lights can kill animals, whether by attracting insects or disorienting migrating birds or sea turtles.
Nov 16, 2017
Delhi air pollution: Smog season has just started, will continue throughout winter, says US weather forecasterCities in north India and Pakistan will continue to experience dangerous level of smog-filled pollution over the next several months as the region is just entering its smog season, a top American atmospheric organisation has said