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Mild quake hits Himachal Pradesh

Shimla/UNI:  A mild earthquake, measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale, jolted parts of Chamba district in the state on Monday.

30-Mar-2020
World Ocean benefits from reduced pollut

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI:  Andrei Savenkov - The World Ocean is benefiting from the reduction of pollution during the COVID-19 pandemic brought about by temporarily disrupted air traffic and diminished production, among other things, Paul Holthus, president of the World Ocean Council (WOC), told Sputnik.

27-Mar-2020
Magnitude 7.6 quake occurs 300 miles fro

Vladivostok/Sputnik/UNI:  A magnitude 7.6 earthquake occurred some 500 kilometers (300 miles) from the Russian Far Eastern city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, the Kamchatka office of the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences said.

25-Mar-2020
‘Count every drop, every drop counts

New York/IBNS: Floods, extreme rainfall, droughts and melting glaciers…many of the major signs of climate change involve water. On this year’s World Meteorological Day, the UN weather agency (WMO) is reinforcing the message of World Water Day, by focusing on the links between climate and water, and calling for better water-related data.

24-Mar-2020
5.3 magnitude earthquake hits Croatia's

Zagreb/IBNS: An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale hit  Croatia's capital Zagreb area and left several buildings damaged, media reports sai don Sunday.

22-Mar-2020
Turn around deforestation in 2020, the

New York/IBNS: On the International Day of Forests, which falls on Saturday, UN chief António Guterres is calling for 2020, which has been referred to as a “nature super year”, to be the year that the world turns the tide on deforestation and forestry loss.

22-Mar-2020
Odisha: Mild tremor rocks parts of Malka

Bhubaneswar/UNI: A mild tremor measuring 4.2 in the Richter scale was felt in some parts of Malkangiri district in Odisha at 11.14 hours today.

21-Mar-2020
Turn around deforestation in 2020, the

New York/IBNS: On the International Day of Forests, which falls on Saturday, UN chief António Guterres is calling for 2020, which has been referred to as a “nature super year”, to be the year that the world turns the tide on deforestation and forestry loss.

21-Mar-2020
5.9-magnitude quake hits Tibet: CENC

Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: A 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolted Xigaze City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, at 9:33 a.m. Friday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

20-Mar-2020
5.8-magnitude quake hits western Mongoli

Ulan Bator/Xinhua/UNI: A 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit the western Mongolian province of Govi-Altai on Friday morning, the country's Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics said.

20-Mar-2020
Blueprint launched to manage Earth’s f

New York/IBNS: A blueprint for how countries can keep carbon in fragile land-based carbon sinks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has been unveiled by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

19-Mar-2020
Flagship UN study shows accelerating cli

New York/IBNS: A wide-ranging UN climate report, released on Tuesday, shows that climate change is having a major effect on all aspects of the environment, as well as on the health and wellbeing of the global population.

11-Mar-2020
Maharashtra: More than 1.5k trees charre

Nashik/UNI: More than 1,500 trees were charred when unidentified youths set them on fire in Lonjai village near Vinchur town of Niphad taluka here, report said on Wednesday.

04-Mar-2020
World Wildlife Day: UN chief urges ‘mo

New York/IBNS: People everywhere need to remember that we depend on Mother Earth to survive, the UN chief said in his message for World Wildlife Day marked on Tuesday, advocating for “a more caring, thoughtful and sustainable relationship with nature”.

03-Mar-2020
Warmer months ahead for many parts of th

New York/IBNS:  Many parts of the world can expect above average temperatures in the coming months even without the presence of an El Niño event to drive warming, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Monday.

03-Mar-2020
Single-use plastic bag ban goes into eff

New York/Xinhua/UNI: A ban on single-use plastic bags officially took effect in the U.S. state of New York on Sunday, though the state will wait until April 1 to penalize stores that violate the ban.

02-Mar-2020
Kolkata ranks third in poor air quality,

Dhaka/Kolkata/UNI: Bangladesh’s capital city Dhaka has ranked fourth for poor air in Air Quality Index (AQI) on Sunday.

01-Mar-2020
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