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.

Accepting the “realities” of the challenges of climate change in the Sunderbans, forest department has for the first time initiated a scientific study on Thursday for in-situ monitoring of hydrolog

Hard rot disease, a fungal infection of plants characterised by lesions with hard surfaces and rotten tissue, is affecting an increasing number of pasur (Xyicarpus mekongensis pirre) trees in diffe

Last year’s flood brought miseries and devastation for the people belonging to seven coastal talukas of Thatta district but it brought about some positive environmental changes nevertheless.

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