KOCHI: India's iconic Elephanta Caves , the glorious abode of Lord Shiva and an epitome of Hindu cave culture, is facing a long-term risk from sea-level rise, according to a new report.

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Extreme weather is becoming one of the biggest risks to World Heritage icons like the Polynesian Easter Island or Britain's Stonehenge, posing a threat to tour

PARIS: The Statue of Liberty, Uganda's gorilla forest, Stonehenge and Venice — the United Nations on Thursday listed 31 protected sites threatened by sea level rise, drought and other climate chang

At the second United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) taking place in Nairobi this week, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) was among a group of agencies launching a new tool and report that

The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday came down heavily on the civic bodies in Agra district of Uttar Pradesh over rampant dumping of municipal solid waste on the floodplains of Yamuna near Taj

The Western Ghats are spread across Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

To save energy consumption, all 17 railway stations on the world heritage Kalka-Shimla rail track will soon have the solar lighting system.

Agra: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday issued notices to the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government seeking their replies on a petition filed by a city resident and environment activist on

India's three major natural World Heritage Sites - the Western Ghats, Sundarbans National Park and Manas Wildlife Sanctuary - are facing threats from harmful industrial activities like mining, acco

Beautiful, healthy environments are more than just eye candy -- in fact according to a report commissioned by the World Wildlife Fund, healthy environments boost local economies.