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Coronavirus is hampering critical work to protect threatened species and habitats worldwide
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Coronavirus is hampering critical work to protect threatened species and habitats worldwide

The lockdown has derailed the eco-tourism that funds many environmental projects, from South America’s rainforests to Africa’s savannahs.

World Environment Day 2020: Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launches online portal to manage waste collection and disposal in state
India

World Environment Day 2020: Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launches online portal to manage waste collection and disposal in state

On World Environment Day. the Andhra Pradesh government launched an online waste management platform, which will allow it to monitor all the industrial garbage generated in the state

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.

World Environment Day: Discovery Channel highlights the urgency of corporate exploitation in The Story Of Plastic
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World Environment Day: Discovery Channel highlights the urgency of corporate exploitation in The Story Of Plastic

On the occasion of World Environment Day, Discovery Channel will air The Story Of Plastic at 4:30 pm IST. Discovery Plus will air it on the same day.

World Environment Day 2020: PM2.5 AQI largely below 100 in Mumbai, 60 in Kolkata during COVID-19 lockdown
India

World Environment Day 2020: PM2.5 AQI largely below 100 in Mumbai, 60 in Kolkata during COVID-19 lockdown

The coronavirus lockdown imposed on India on 25th March had the obvious effect of slowing down construction and industrial work, and taking motor vehicles off the roads

World Environment Day 2020: 'Our ancient wisdom taught us to protect biodiversity'; President Kovind, PM Modi others pledge to save nature
India

World Environment Day 2020: 'Our ancient wisdom taught us to protect biodiversity'; President Kovind, PM Modi others pledge to save nature

Opening batsman of the Indian cricket team Shikhar Dhawan urged people to take the pledge to keep the nature clean and protect it.

World Environment Day 2020: Researchers find cleanest air on Earth, say region remains unaffected by human activities
science

World Environment Day 2020: Researchers find cleanest air on Earth, say region remains unaffected by human activities

The boundary layer air is free from particles, called aerosols that are produced by anthropogenic activities or transported from distant lands.

The Zai Whitaker column | On World Environment Day, looking back at lessons by the greatest teacher of all — time
Lifestyle

The Zai Whitaker column | On World Environment Day, looking back at lessons by the greatest teacher of all — time

Us folks in the conservation field would do well to use this lockdown time, to look back at what Time has tried to teach us collectively, as a country | Zai Whitaker writes in a humorous, introspective essay for #WorldEnvironmentDay

World Environment Day 2020: Tribal people are deeply affected with COVID-19 as forest produce worth Rs 1.2 Trillion could go to waste
India

World Environment Day 2020: Tribal people are deeply affected with COVID-19 as forest produce worth Rs 1.2 Trillion could go to waste

The collection and sale of minor forest produce are the sources of livelihood of millions of tribespeople and forest-dwellers across India,

World Environment Day 2020: To prevent future pandemics, it is important to bridge the human—animal health divide
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World Environment Day 2020: To prevent future pandemics, it is important to bridge the human—animal health divide

Veterinarians, as well as wildlife biologists, livestock farmers, and zookeepers, remain an untapped resource for combatting diseases that threaten people.

World Environment Day 2020: From Save Western Ghats March to Narmada Bachao Andolan, these movements are aimed at creating awareness for nature conservation
India

World Environment Day 2020: From Save Western Ghats March to Narmada Bachao Andolan, these movements are aimed at creating awareness for nature conservation

World Environment Day aims at raising awareness and generating political momentum around growing environmental concerns.

World Environment Day 2020: Bats are not the enemy in the fight against the novel Coronavirus
science

World Environment Day 2020: Bats are not the enemy in the fight against the novel Coronavirus

Oversimplification of scientific facts and misinterpretations have triggered a backlash against bats, prompting biologists to clear the air on bat-borne viruses.

World Environment Day 2020: Tigers are threatened by a nearly 24,000 kilometers network of planned roads across Asia
science

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
science

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 2020: Cleaning India’s air pollution — damned if we do, damned if we don’t?
science

World Environment Day 2020: Cleaning India’s air pollution — damned if we do, damned if we don’t?

Air pollution causes respiratory problems. Ironically, so might a too-rapid pollution clean up.

World Environment Day: Bonn Challenge — Restored forests are often poor replacements for natural habitats
science

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.

World Environment Day 2020: Blue Acceleration — Human's dash for ocean resources mirrors what we’ve done to the land
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World Environment Day 2020: Blue Acceleration — Human's dash for ocean resources mirrors what we’ve done to the land

The burdens on ocean ecosystems is growing, and we simply don’t know as much about these ecosystems as we would like.

World Environment Day 2020: From causing infectious diseases to reduction in food sources, here's how biodiversity loss impacts us
Health

World Environment Day 2020: From causing infectious diseases to reduction in food sources, here's how biodiversity loss impacts us

Biodiversity loss has an indirect but vital impact on the climate, and the last few years have witnessed some of the greatest impacts of climate change on life.

World Environment Day 2020: From better air, water quality to wild animal sightings in cities, here's how COVID-19 lockdown affected environment
India

World Environment Day 2020: From better air, water quality to wild animal sightings in cities, here's how COVID-19 lockdown affected environment

With World Environment Day falling on 5 June, here's looking at how the pandemic has affected the flora and fauna

Indian Railways to ban single-use plastics from 2 October: How IRCTC has tackled this problem so far
India

Indian Railways to ban single-use plastics from 2 October: How IRCTC has tackled this problem so far

The Indian Railways has decided to take steps towards keeping its premises completely free of single-use plastics