Home / Environment (page 5)

Environment

A monk and child stare at an approaching storm at Sanga Choling monastery in Sikkim, India. Should states such as these be compensated for protecting the climate? [image by Andrea Kirkby]

Indian States Demand Payment For Ecosystem Services

Last weekend, 10 Himalayan states in India voiced a unique demand — payment for the clean water that flows down …

Read More »
A freight train loaded down with water leaves for the Indian city of Chennai [image by: DNA]

With Floods And Droughts, Millions At The Mercy Of The Rains

Nearly a thousand people have been killed by floods in Nepal, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam in India, and in …

Read More »
Countries are not switching away from coal fast enough to be effective [image by: Andrew / Flickr]

G20 Stalls On Fossil Fuel Subsidies

As G20 countries met for the group’s annual summit in Osaka, the dirty secret was that the world’s leading economies …

Read More »
Degraded land, with parts restored by villagers working with the Watershed Organisation Trust [Image by: WOTR]

Nearly A Third Of India’s Land Needs Restoration

India has just declared that it will restore 21 million hectares of degraded land, including wasteland, forest and agricultural land. …

Read More »
Stumps on the valley caused by deforestation and slash and burn type of agriculture, Madagascar

Global Biodiversity Is Collapsing, Warn Scientists

Of the estimated eight million species on earth, around a million face extinction, according to biodiversity specialists from around the …

Read More »
A local fish market at Koshi Barrage in eastern Nepal. Most of the fish in the market are from Koshi River [image by: Nabin Baral]

First Ever Global Scientific Eating Plan Forgets The World’s Poor

A team of 37 world-leading scientists from 16 countries have just released the world’s first ever scientific eating plan. The …

Read More »
Image : Representational Purpose Only

Air Pollution Wrecks Havoc In India Says A Report , Claims 1.2 Million Lives In 2017

A global report on air pollution has come out with some worrying figures. According to the report, Over 1.2 million …

Read More »
Lower Subansiri dam construction site

Himalayan Hydro Developers Wilfully Ignore Climate Risks

With growing warnings of the cascading impacts of climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalayas, the region’s hydropower sector ought …

Read More »
Image: HIMAP

Biodiversity Of Hindu Kush Himalayas Will Plummet By 2100

It’s not just the snow and ice that’s disappearing on the roof of the world. Animals and plant species, crop …

Read More »
Representational Image

2018 Was The Fourth Hottest Year Ever Recorded – Report By NOAA And NASA

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA, 2018 was the fourth-hottest year ever recorded which means that …

Read More »

Read Latest and updated Environment News and Articles. Check Top and authentic Environment and Climate news in your phone now.