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Fresh floods hit four more districts of

Guwahati, Jun 28 (IBNS): Fresh floods hit four more districts of Assam as the situation in Lakhimpur district became worse. 

3.3 earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh, no

Shimla, June 26 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter Scale hit Himachal Pradesh's  Chamba district on Tuesday, officials said.

Low-intensity quake hits Himachal Prades

Shimla, June 23 (IBNS): A low-intensity earthquake hit Himachal Pradesh on Saturday, officials said.

Conflict and climate change challenge su

New York, June 20 (IBNS): Although more people are leading better lives than a decade ago, persistent poverty and hunger, as well as rapid urbanization, are challenging global efforts to create a more just and equitable world, according to a United Nations report launched on Wednesday.

Over 5.48 lakh people hit by Assam flood

Guwahati, June 18 (IBNS): The current wave flood situation in Assam still looks grim as flood waters inundated few more areas with affecting over 5.48 lakh people of six districts and claiming two more lives as death toll mounted in flood and landslides to 15.

Rising CO2 may increase dangerous weathe

London, June 18 (IBNS): New research from the University of Oxford and collaborators at several other institutions provides compelling evidence that meeting the global warming target of 1.5°C may not be enough to limit the damage caused by extreme weather.

6.1 earthquake hits Japan, 3 die

Osaka, June 18 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale hit  Osaka and other parts of western Japan on Monday, leaving at least three people dead, media reports said.

Assam flood situation still grim, over 3

Guwahati, June 15 (IBNS): The current Assam flood situation worsened while flood waters inundated more areas affecting over 3.86 lakh people in 8 districts ai, Karbi Anglong West, Karbi Anglong East, Golaghat, Hojai, Biswanath and Cachar district are affected in the current flood.

Ramp-up in Antarctic ice loss speeds sea

Washington, June 15 (IBNS): Ice losses from Antarctica have tripled since 2012, increasing global sea levels by 0.12 inch (3 millimeters) in that timeframe alone, according to a major new international climate assessment funded by NASA and ESA (European Space Agency).

Tripura: Heavy rain leaves people homele

Agartala, Jun 14 (IBNS): More than 3,500 people were forced to leave their houses as heavy rain hit the northeastern state of India early this week, media reports said.

Flash floods hit Assam, Manipur and Mizo

Guwahati/Imphal/Aizawl, June 13 (IBNS): Torrential rains in Assam, Manipur and Mizoram over the past few days have triggered massive landslides and flash floods in several parts of the three northeastern states.

World must unite against ‘preventable

New York, June 9 (IBNS): From carrying your own water bottle, to volunteering for a local clean-up, everybody needs to do something to stop plastic pollution from getting into the world’s oceans, said UN Secretary-General António Guterres in his message for World Oceans Day.

The world is being ‘swamped’ by harm

New York, June 6 (IBNS): The world must unite to “beat plastic pollution” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message for World Environment Day on Tuesday, noting that microplastic particles in the ocean, “now outnumber stars in our galaxy”.

World Environment Day: Lack of access to

New Delhi, June 5 (IBNS): The Government must set up a financial mechanism for municipal solid waste management (MSWM) which makes an agency responsible, will ensure that the system works with the necessary revenue collection that it was deemed to make, suggested an ASSOCHAM-PwC joint study.

Dev celebrates World Environment Day in

Tashkent, June 5 (IBNS): Bengali movie actor Dev on Tuesday celebrated World Environment Day in Uzbekistan.

World Environment Day: Saina, Alia Bhatt

New Delhi, June 5 (IBNS): As the globe is observing World Environment Day on Tuesday, several Indian celebrities joined hands in campaigning against single-use plastic.

World Environment Day: Sea returns trash

Mumbai, Jun 5: Each year before monsoon, Mumbai’s ocean purges out what its residents have mindlessly disposed off as garbage into its water bodies.

Take responsibility of your plastic wast

New Delhi, June 4 (IBNS): While India is playing a global host to the World Environment Day 2018, themed ‘beat plastic pollution’, Greenpeace India on Monday sent out a strong message to the retailers and Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) manufacturers and urged them to take responsibility for the trash they produce.

5.5 earthquake hits close to Hawaii's Ki

Honolulu, June 4 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit few kilometres  away from active Kilauea volcano in Hawaii on Sunday, as per United States Geological Survey (USGS).

UN rights experts urge Kenya to protect

New York, May 31 (IBNS): Four United Nations human rights experts are calling for greater protection for Kenyan activists who have testified against a local lead-smelting plant accused of environmental pollution.

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