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Cabinet approves ratification of the Par New Delhi, Sept 28 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday given its approval to ratify the Paris Agreement (on Climate Change) on Oct 2, the day of Gandhi Jayanti. 28-Sep-2016
WHO releases country estimates on air po Geneva, Sept 27 (IBNS): A new WHO air quality model confirms that 92% of the world’s population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits*. Information is presented via interactive maps, highlighting areas within countries that exceed WHO limits. 27-Sep-2016
U.S. Consulate organises Kolkata Air Qua Kolkata, Sept 27 (IBNS): U.S. Consulate organized a workshop on ‘air quality issues’ in Kolkata and the action plan was shared at a round-table meet on Saturday in Kolkata. 27-Sep-2016
UN chief lauds India's decision to ratif New Delhi, Sep 26 (IBNS): Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, lauded India for the swift decision to ratify the Paris climate change agreement, COP21, media reported on Monday. 26-Sep-2016
6.9 earthquake hits Fiji Suva, Sept 25 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale hit Fiji on Sunday, officials said. 25-Sep-2016
Army alerted as more rain forecast for H Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IBNS): The Army has been alerted and a 60-member strong NDRF force is in Hyderabad after severe rains resulted in flooding in the city and elsewhere in Andhra and Telangana, according to media reports on Saturday. 24-Sep-2016
6.3 earthquake hits Philippines' Mindana Davao, Sept 24 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale struck off the Philippine’s Mindanao island on Saturday, USGS confirmed. 24-Sep-2016
6.3 earthquake hits Japan Tokyo, Sept 23 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter Scale hit Japan on Friday, officials said. 23-Sep-2016
User friendly Earthquake Hazard Zoning M New Delhi, Sept 20 (IBNS): To enable earthquake resistant construction, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and Building Materials Technology Promotion Council (BMPTC) have come out with ‘easy to use’ Earthquake Hazard Zoning Maps at the Country, State and District level incorporating Tehsil level features. 20-Sep-2016
Climate change means land use will need London, Sept 20 (IBNS): A team of researchers led by the University of Birmingham warns that without significant improvements in technology, global crop yields are likely to fall in the areas currently used for production of the world’s three major cereal crops, forcing production to move to new areas. 20-Sep-2016
Typhoon Meranti hits China Beijing, Sept 15 (IBNS): A powerful typhoon Meranti made landfall in Xiang'an district of China's Xiamen City on Thursday,media reports said. 15-Sep-2016
3.7 earthquake hits Manipur, no casualty Imphal, Sept 14 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter Scale hit Manipur on Wednesday, officials said. 14-Sep-2016
Sikkim cleanest Indian state: Ministry New Delhi, Sept 13 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Sikkim has been adjudged the cleanest state in the country among 26 states on the condition of sanitation in rural areas and its four districts have been ranked among top ten districts in the country in sanitations and cleanliness, according to latest report "Swachh Survekshan Gramin 2016 " released by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation 13-Sep-2016
Slight earthquake hits Haryana, tremors New Delhi, Sept 10 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter Scale hit Jhajjar in Haryana as tremors were felt in Delhi,Noida and Gurgaon, officials said. 10-Sep-2016
India participates in massive multi-nati New Delhi, Sept 7 (IBNS) : A large scale evacuation of 40,000 people in three hours is underway in some coastal areas as India coordinates with the UNESCO in a massive Tsunami drill, in which 23 countries are participating. 07-Sep-2016
Greenpeace India urges power sector to t New Delhi, Sept 6 (IBNS): As the who's who of the coal and power ministry attended a conference themed 'Indian Coal: Sustaining the Momentum' in the capital on Tuesday, Greenpeace India hosted a parallel press conference at the same venue, questioning the wisdom behind sustaining an obsolete polluting industry that plays such a large role in worsening global climate change. 06-Sep-2016
'Slight' earthquake hits Nepal Kathmandu, Sept 5 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter Scale hit Nepal on Monday. 05-Sep-2016
IUCN-led panel warns critically endanger Hawaii, Sep 4 (IBNS): The critically endangered western gray whale population that feeds in Russia’s Far East waters is slowly showing signs of recovery, but their numbers and range are still at risk from industry activity in the region, according to a new report titled Stories of Influence, released on Saturday at the IUCN World Conservation Congress. 04-Sep-2016
IUCN Congress: New partnership to conser Hawaii, Sep 4 (IBNS): Eleven of the world’s leading conservation organisations, on Saturday,announced a new partnership to identify, map, monitor and conserve Key Biodiversity Areas (KBA) – places that include vital habitats for threatened species – with more than US$15 million committed over the next five years. 04-Sep-2016
Jupiter's North Pole unlike anything enc California, Sept 3 (IBNS): NASA’s Juno spacecraft has sent back the first-ever images of Jupiter’s north pole, taken during the spacecraft’s first flyby of the planet with its instruments switched on. The images show storm systems and weather activity unlike anything previously seen on any of our solar system’s gas-giant planets. 03-Sep-2016
Twelve at risk aquatic species under new Ottawa Sept 3 (IBNS): Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, had announced in a news release by Fisheries & Oceans Canada that twelve aquatic species are being proposed for listing under the Species at Risk Act. 03-Sep-2016
Advisory Forecast for Flood in Barak Bas New Delhi, Sep 2 (IBNS): The Union Ministry of Water Resources, on Friday, issued an advisory forecast to Assam, Meghalaya and Manipur regarding floods in the Barak Basin.. 02-Sep-2016
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