Sherni director Amit Masurkar deconstructs the Vidya Balan film: 'We are used to seeing the jungle with a colonial lens'
"The forest is often shown as a dark, dangerous, and mysterious place. It was our conscious effort to look at the jungle with a native eye — as Mother Nature — accepting, open, warm, nurturing," says Amit Masurkar, director of Vidya Balan-starrer Sherni.
Information on CO₂ removal is found in academic literature and focuses on a global scale but actually doing it will involve everyone from local farmers to international financiers.
Almost every morning for the last two decades, Juliet has appeared. She swoops onto the zoo enclosure where macaws are kept and, through its fence, engages in grooming behavior that looks like conjugal canoodling.
The tech is still new, but it could be used to build "plant-based robots" that handle fragile objects when rigid, robotic arms can't.
An observatory on the space station captured a single blue jet and four ‘elves’ – UV emissions from the bottom of the ionosphere – during a thunderstorm.
Research published in the journal Nature pinpoints the role of a messenger hormone called prostaglandin E2 (PGE2), found in much higher levels in older people and mice than their younger counterparts
Organisers hope to lay the groundwork for the UN biodiversity talks that will be held in China in October where nations will set new goals to preserve Earth's battered ecosystems.
Drawing on a host of industrial and ecological data, the study estimated human production accounts for roughly 30 gigatonnes annually.
A new analysis by Climate Action Tracker scientists said public commitments to emission cuts if kept, would limit warming to about 2.6 degrees Celsius and possibly as low as 2.1 degrees Celsius.
Seventy percent of emerging diseases — such as Ebola, Zika and HIV/AIDS — are zoonotic in origin, meaning they circulate in animals before jumping to humans.
The UN warned in a landmark report that human activity had "severely degraded" three-quarters of ice-free land on the planet.
Once biologists suspect a documented species’ extinction, the challenge then shifts to proving whether it has disappeared forever or just disappeared from sight
'We are at the last hour': From Guterres to Prince Charles, world leaders bat for swift action at UNGA Biodiversity Summit
A notable absentee during the summit was US President Donald Trump, who is in the process of exiting from the Paris Agreement and has withdrawn his support from the WHO.
Among birds, only some owls have previously been shown to hear ultrasonic sounds — which they use to locate prey.
Accelerating greenhouse gases have contributed to global average temperatures that are now moving past one degree Celsius above the mid-19th century.
Researchers conclude that maintaining fully functioning ecosystems can have environmental and health benefits which is key to preventing new pandemics.
The report lays out suggested (read: ambitious) goals for the various stakeholders in the process of recovering from COVID-19, and thereafter.
The FRB in question reports like clockwork, in one of the most definitive patterns seen from a source of these flashes.
The lockdown has derailed the eco-tourism that funds many environmental projects, from South America’s rainforests to Africa’s savannahs.
Anand Vishwanadha on his versatile poetry collection Stray Birds, and what birdwatching brings to his life
Anand Vishwanadha's Stray Birds reads like a birder’s journal, but one that has been pruned to hold only the most memorable images and resultant thoughts.