CHENNAI: In what could bring cheer to the farming community confronted with the challenges of a water crisis drought and poor groundwater table, the Tamil Nadu government has persuaded three insura

Tiny temperature rise can make mass deaths twice as likely; unchecked emissions can expose 3/4ths of humanity to deadly heatwaves.

In almost a repeat of last year, the tributaries of the Brahmaputra have started rising with the advent of south west monsoon. Four persons have been reported dead in flash floods.

Plastics in the marine environment have become a major concern because of their persistence at sea, and adverse consequences to marine life and potentially human health. Implementing mitigation strategies requires an understanding and quantification of marine plastic sources, taking spatial and temporal variability into account. Here we present a global model of plastic inputs from rivers into oceans based on waste management, population density and hydrological information.

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A likely consequence of global warming will be the redistribution of Earth’s rain belts, affecting water availability for many of Earth’s inhabitants. We consider three ways in which planetary warming might influence the global distribution of precipitation. The first possibility is that rainfall in the tropics will increase and that the subtropics and mid-latitudes will become more arid. A second possibility is that Earth’s thermal equator, around which the planet’s rain belts and dry zones are organized, will migrate northward.

NDORE: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday directed the IMC to complete cleaning of Kanh and Saraswati rivers before the onset of monsoon by increasing the resources being used as needed.

An enthusiastic crowd of Ministers, villagers and environmentalists join the cause of the once vibrant Varattar river

The case relates to the AoL holding a cultural extravaganza called the World Culture Festival from March 11-13 last year.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The city corporation will hold a special council on Monday following a demand raised by BJP in the wake of ruling council's failure in preventing dengue outbreak in the city.

Nainital: As the sun moves through the panoramic hills that surround the Naini lake each morning, a fleet of boats in all shades of colour with excited tourists crouching in tiny spaces becomes a c

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