Rapid decline in aquifer level has exposed parts of the southwestern region to huge saline water intrusion into ground, surface waters and soil to affect crops and ecology, say experts.

CUTTACK: Assistant Director-General of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Dr RP Dua on Tuesday stressed the need for provisioning quality seeds to the farmers for achieving the goals of

THE Sundarban forest is going to face a slow process of extinction with the setting up of the proposed coal-fired mega power plant in its vicinity.

A recent study discovered that many Tel Aviv wells are polluted beyond suitability as drinking water sources.

According to press reports: Environment and Forests Minister Hasan Mahmud said at a seminar on Thursday that Bangladesh loses 1.5 percent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP), as more natural disast

In a bid to provide protection to vital installations along the Gujarat coastline, the State Government has undertaken a project to study how coastal vegetation could help in mitigating the impact

People who were badly affected by cyclones 'aila' and 'sidr'in Bangladesh yesterday made their testimony at a mass hearing in a tribunalhere for seeking climate justice.

Commercial and non-commercial plants face a variety of environmental stressors that often cannot be controlled. In this study, transgenic hybrid poplar (Populus × euramericana ‘Guariento’) harboring five effector genes (vgb, SacB, JERF36, BtCry3A and OC-I) were subjected to drought, salinity, waterlogging and insect stressors in greenhouse or laboratory conditions. Field trials were also conducted to investigate long-term effects of transgenic trees on insects and salt tolerance in the transformants.

Decreasing flow of water through the rivers from upstream is destroying the ecosystem of Sundarban.

Your favourite jowar ki roti may soon carry genes from bacteria that live in the digestive tract. City scientists have successfully developed jowar (sorghum) varieties that are tolerant to drought and salinity. The sorghum varieties get these special properties thanks to a gene called mtlD, derived from Escherichia coli.