With a backdrop of the snow-capped Himalayas stretched out across a vibrant blue sky, it is hard to dispute the sign as you enter Komik that declares it to be the world’s highest village with a roa

The impact of climate change is being felt in Kashmir as snowfall has lowered over the years and glaciers are losing mass leading to reduced flows in Chenab, Jhelum and Indus.

Last year, Delhi acquired the top slot in the list of most polluted cities in the world, followed by Beijing.

Mineral exploitation, infrastructure development and changes in agricultural practices are severely threatening the survival of the black-necked crane that is endemic to the Tibetan Plateau in the

MUMBAI: India is the most vulnerable country in the world to climate change and should demonstrate leadership to tackle the problem, said former union environment minister Jairam Ramesh.

This framework document has been prepared by the team at ICIMOD working on various aspects of ecosystem management in collaboration with the United Nations Environment – World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP–WCMC), with technical inputs from eminent ecologists, gender and governance specialists, sociologists and economists from the region.

DEHRADUN: A new study has debunked a widely-held belief in the scientific community that global warming would cause the tree line -- the mountain zone after which trees stop growing -- to advance u

KANPUR: Good news for wildlife lovers: the Chambal region could be home to the endangered bird of prey, the Himalayan vulture.

Elephant census is not just about numbers, but a mode to understand the habitat and issues pertaining to its fragmentation, said R K Srivastava, Inspector General of Forests and director, Project E

The Uttarakhand Government today directed private helicopter operators flying pilgrims to the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath to restrict the flight of helicopters in the range of 600 metres when app

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