There is growing recognition of the importance of physical activity (PA) in children and youth for the primary prevention of obesity and certain non-communicable diseases, later in life. Moreover, PA during childhood is essential for normal growth and development, while PA and sport are a platform for the development of social capital, social cohesion and inclusiveness, as well as promoting gender equity.

Environmental activist Bittu Sahgal on Sunday expressed concern over the proposed construction of the Rampal thermal power plant in the Sunderbans, saying the project would trigger unavoidable envi

The ocean is losing its breath!

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday took stock of nine baby rhinos rescued from the recent spate of floods and kept at a rehabilitation centre in the Kaziranga national park.

The United Nations has tried to cover up its involvement in the Australian government’s successful attempt to have all mentions of the country removed from a report on climate change and world heri

Greenpeace says three mining operations are damaging intact tracts of forest in the Three Parallel Rivers area, a UN-certified nature reserve

The International Day for the Conservation of Mangrove Ecosystem was observed in Puducherry.

The Rajya Sabha on Monday passed a bill for establishment of regional centers for biotechnology, under the auspices of UNESCO, in the National Capital Region.

The Great Barrier Reef could be considered again for an “in danger” listing by the United Nations World Heritage Committee following the devastating bleaching this year, the Guardian can reveal.

Older than the Himalaya mountains, the mountain chain of the Western Ghats are well known for their rich and unique flora and fauna.