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Union Ministry of Environment declares a

New Delhi, Apr 28 (IBNS): The Union Environment ministry has banned plastics in all protected areas around the country and declared them as plastic free zones, according to media reports on Saturday.

Disasters could cost Asia-Pacific region

New York, Apr 25 (IBNS): Economic losses to disasters in Asia and the Pacific could exceed $160 billion annually by 2030, the United Nations development arm in the region warned on Tuesday, urging greater innovation in disaster risk financing.

New Antarctic process contributing to se

Sydney, Apr 24 (IBNS): Anew Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS)-led study has revealed a previously undocumented process where melting glacial ice sheets change the ocean in a way that further accelerates the rate of ice melt and sea level rise.

Climate Action Special Envoy Bloomberg p

New York, Apr 23 (IBNS): The UN Special Envoy for Climate Action, Michael Bloomberg, announced on Sunday a contribution of $4.5 million to the Organization’s Climate Change Secretariat, the UNFCCC.

UN-sponsored group tightens controls on

New York, Apr 19 (IBNS): With an estimated $220 billion of the global harvest lost to plant pests each year, the agency charged with fighting this scourge has adopted new standards and measures to safeguard  internationally traded  agricultural and forestry products.

West Bengal: Twin nor'wester death toll

Kolkata, Apr 18 (IBNS): Death toll in West Bengal nor'wester rose to 15 as three more fatalities were reported from Kolkata and Howrah, reports said on Wednesday.

India will experience 'normal' Monsoon i

New Delhi, Apr 16 (IBNS): Giving good news to farmers across the country, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said the country is going to experience 'normal' monsoon in 2018.

World Bank supports Bangladesh in climat

Dhaka, Apr 11 (IBNS): Despite Bangladesh’s remarkable achievement in improving agricultural productivity, the sector is facing risks from climate change, extreme weather events, and sea level rise.

Tiny sea creatures hold secrets to Earth

Washington, Apr 11 (IBNS): Each new season brings change. Seasonal change on land is something that we’re familiar with and adjust to regularly.

Union Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan assured

Kolkata, Apr 10 (IBNS): Union Minister of Science and Technology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Forest and Climate Change Dr. Harsh Vardhan have assured all types of cooperation to save wildlife and Mangrove forest of Sunderban. 

4 magnitude earthquake hits Amritsar

Amritsar, Apr 9 (IBNS): A low intensity earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter Scale hit Punjab on Monday morning.

Magnitude 6 earthquake hits Philippines,

Manila, Apr 5 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter Scale hit eastern coast of the Philippines on Thursday, officials said.

Skymet forecasts normal Monsoon in India

New Delhi, Apr 4 (IBNS): Private weather forecaster Skymet Weather on Wednesday said India is going to experience normal Monsoon in 2018.

Climate change could raise food insecuri

London, Apr 2 (IBNS): Weather extremes caused by climate change could raise the risk of food shortages in many countries, new research suggests.

Air pollution has impact on childhood as

New York, Apr 2 (IBNS): New research suggests that up to 38% of all annual childhood asthma cases in Bradford may be caused by air pollution.

Expect 'above normal' temperature in mos

New Delhi, Apr 2 (IBNS): The India Meteorological Department has predicted that India is expected experience 'above normal sub-divisional average seasonal temperatures' this year during summer season.

Canadians and Americans are likely to pa

Ottawa, Apr 01 (IBNS): There is a likelihood that Canadian and American municipalities would have to pay more in the future for their recyclable material after China's decision last year to crack down on foreign waste, media reports said.

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