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Red alert in Arunachal Pradesh as water

Itanagar, Aug 31 (IBNS) : A red alert has been sounded in Arunachal Pradesh as high discharge of water from China, the highest in 50 years, threatens to submerge at least 12 villages along the river Siang.

Adapt, move or die: animals and plants r

Birmingham, Aug 30 (IBNS): Nature is on the move as plants and animals react to the threat of extinction from climate change by changing their location or behaviour – a critical review reveals.

6.2 earthquake hit Lombok Island, no cas

Jakarta, Aug 28 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale hit Indonesia's Lombok Island on Tuesday, as per United States Geological Survey website.

Research identifies all the different wa

London, Aug 25 (IBNS): A study led by the University of Liverpool that catalogued all of the links between marine biodiversity and the different ways we rely on the sea found more than 30 ways it supports well-being including providing a source of nutrition, supplying raw materials and supporting recreational activities.

5 magnitude earthquake hits Andaman Isla

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter Scale hit Andaman Islands on Friday, as per Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

Common songbird population could collaps

New York, Aug 24 (IBNS): Previous research has shown that higher temperatures fueled by climate change could have major impacts on birds in the U.S. that are already considered threatened.

Hawaii ravaged by flash floods, landslid

Honolulu, Aug 24 (IBNS): Hawaii is presently fighting a series of calamities as the category three Hurricane Lane approaches its land.

7.3 earthquake hits Venezuela, no casual

Caracas, Aug 22 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 7. 3 on the Richter Scale hit Venezuela's northeast coast on Wednesday,  US Geological Survey (USGS)   said.

Cyclone Warning Centre to be set up in T

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IBNS): With several incidents of tropical cyclones and severe weather events striking over Kerala and Karnataka coasts in the recent times, the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences is proposing to set up a Cyclone Warning Centre in Thiruvananthapuram.

6.3 earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok I

Lambok, Aug 19 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter Scale hit Indonesia's Lombok island on Sunday,  US Geological Survey (USGS)  said.

Kerala Flood: Rahul speaks to PM Modi, u

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IBNS): Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Kerala flood situation, urging the latter to increase the deployment of Army and Navy in the southern state.

Kerala flood situation : More rain and

Thiruvanthapuram/Kochi/New Delhi, Aug 16 (IBNS) : The flood situation in Kerala remained critical as rains continued to pour pour down heavily leading to flooding of dams and rivers and triggering fresh landslides causing 12 fresh deaths on Thursday and forced collapse of the public transport system and train services  in many areas and suspension of Kochi metro , media reports said.

Kerala flood : Kochi airport shut till S

Kochi, Aug 15 (IBNS) : Suspension of air services in Kerala's Kochi airport has been extended till Saturday afternoon as the runways and the  parking area were flooded with a vast part of the state ravaged by incessant rain and release of excess water from the dams, reports said.

Fears for food security and the future o

New York, Aug 15 (IBNS): An “invasive pest” that devours more than 80 different plant species, including many staple crops, could threaten the food security and livelihoods of millions of small-scale farmers in Asia, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned on Tuesday.

NASA finds Amazon drought leaves long le

Washington, Aug 13 (IBNS): A single season of drought in the Amazon rainforest can reduce the forest's carbon dioxide absorption for years after the rains return, according to a new study published in the journal Nature.

6.4 earthquake hits Alaska, no casualty

Washington, Aug 13 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale hit a remote part of Alaska on Sunday, as per US Geological Survey.

Earth at risk of entering a hothouse cli

Sydney, Aug 11(IBNS): An international study has found the Earth is at risk of entering a hothouse climate that could lead to global average temperatures of up to five degrees Celsius higher than pre-industrial temperatures and long-term rises in the sea level of between 10 and 60 metres.

U of T scientists draw new connections b

Toronto, Aug 10 (IBNS): It happened once before, and it could happen again.

PM Modi to attend event to mark World Bi

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IBNS): Prime Minister  Narendra Modi will attend an event to mark World Biofuel Day, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Friday.

At least 20 killed in Kerala rain and la

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 9 (IBNS): At least 20 people have been killed and several others are reported missing in landslides triggered by severe rain across Kerala, NDTV reported.

Indonesia: Fresh 6.2M quake strikes Lomb

Jakarta, Aug 9 (IBNS): A new earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude in the Richter Scale struck Indonesia's Lombok region on Thursday afternoon, triggering panic.

Lombok quake death toll rises to 131; Re

Jakarta, Aug 9 (IBNS): The toll in quake-hit Lombok region in Indonesia has touched 131, reports said.

Planet at risk of heading towards irreve

New York, Aug 8 (IBNS): Keeping global warming to within 1.5-2°C may be more difficult than previously assessed.

Lombok earthquake: Death toll touches 98

Jakarta, Aug 7 (IBNS): The toll in the Lombok earthquake in Indonesia has touched 98.

Planet at risk of heading towards “Hot

New York, Aug 7 (IBNS): An international team of scientists has published a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) showing that even if the carbon emission reductions called for in the Paris Agreement are met, there is a risk of Earth entering what the scientists call “Hothouse Earth” conditions.

‘Lots of good news’ but much more ne

New York, Aug 7 (IBNS): Calling 2017 “the first year in human history” that more electricity was generated globally from the sun, than oil, gas and coal combined, Erik Solheim, Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has told UN News that “we are on track” but “we really need to speed up”.

Research finds quakes can systematically

New York, Aug 5 (IBNS): New research shows that a big earthquake can not only cause other quakes, but large ones, and on the opposite side of the Earth.

Study shows trees can be genetically eng

New York, Aug 5 (IBNS): The largest field-based study of genetically modified forest trees ever conducted has demonstrated that genetic engineering can prevent new seedlings from establishing.

Temperatures soaring in Europe, could so

London, Aug 3 (IBNS): The average temperature in Europe is on the rise and could soon reach a new high, experts have warned.

Indian Ocean perfume islands threatened

New York, Aug 2 (IBNS): Farmers living on the Indian Ocean Comoros archipelago are being supported through a UN Development Programme (UNDP) initiative, to adapt to climate change in an effort to ensure they can continue to prosper in one of Africa’s poorest nations.

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