Australian researchers are trying to develop plastic that can break down in seawater

Australian researchers are attempting to develop plastic that can break down in seawater.


US: California sues oil companies, accuses them of downplaying risk of fossil fuels

California is suing major oil companies.


Libya: Floods kill 2,000, around 10,000 believed to be missing

Devastating flood leaves 2,000 dead, 10,000 missing in Libya


Portugal: 600,000 gallons of red wine flows through town, triggers environmental warning

Whopping 600,000 gallons of red wine flows down streets of Portuguese town.


Morocco earthquake: Death toll touches 2,000, people forced to spend sleepless nights

Death toll in Morocco earthquake touches 2,000


Record high global sea surface temperatures continue in August: Study

Global average sea surface temperatures (SSTs) have been consistently high over the past five months


Canada wildfires: Emergency declared in British Columbia province

Wildfires forces evacuation in Canada's British Columbia province


Hawaii wildfires: Death toll rises to 89

The death toll due to the wildfires in Hawaii has increased to 89, said Hawaii Governor Josh Green.


Behind Delhi's floods: A saga of encroachment of the Yamuna floodplains by settlements and large projects

Of Delhi’s 1,040 wetlands and waterbodies, none have been officially notified, leaving them vulnerable to exploitation. The city’s...


Smog curtain from Canadian wildfires descends on New York, American midwest again

Smoke and haze from wildfires in Canada once again drifted south, blanketing parts of the east coast and midwest of the United States,...


Kruger National Park to go up in flames... so that the ecosystem can thrive

The controlled burning is done in mid-winter (in the southern hemisphere) to reduce the potential of wildfires in summer to keep the...


Hundreds stranded as heavy rains trigger landslides on Manali-Chandigarh highway

Heavy rains and landslides have led to a 15-km traffic jam with no estimated wait time, no available accommodation and 200-odd people, most...


IMD issues heat wave alert as 54 deaths in UP linked to soaring temperatures

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a severe to very severe heat wave alert in various regions such as Uttar Pradesh,...


Over 100 million in US affected by pollution from Canadian wildfires; New York shrouded in haze

Smoke from Canadian wildfires has drifted south and shrouded Canada and parts of the United States in a haze of smog.


Ukraine dam breach to have long term destructive effects, state experts

The breach in the Kakhovka dam in southern Ukraine is set to have far reaching consequences, the United Nations warned.


Dam near Kherson breached; evacuations underway as Russia, Ukraine play blame game

Ukraine and Russia have accused each other of an intentional attack by the other's forces on a major Soviet-era dam in the Russian...


Untreated mental health issues indirectly costing Singapore SGD 16 billion: Study

A study conducted by Duke-NUS Medical School and the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) in Singapore suggests that symptoms of anxiety and...

Health & Fitness

People around the world celebrate Earth Day 2023

Celebrating Earth Day on April 22, people around the world have geared up for events and information about the environmental impact we have...


India mulls adding 250 GW of green energy capacity in next 5 years

The Indian government today announced a plan to add 250 GW of green energy capacity in the next five years to achieve its target of 500 GW...


India likely to be among countries worst-hit by water scarcity by 2050: UN report

A United Nations report has stated that India is expected to be among the most severely affected countries as the global urban population...


StarHub named world’s most sustainable telco of 2023 Corporate Knights’ Global 100

Mobile service provider StarHub has been named as the world’s top telco (fixed and wireless) on the 2023 Corporate Knights’ Global 100...


Three Indian-Americans drown after falling through ice on frozen lake

Three Indian-Americans, including a woman, have drowned after they fell through the ice while walking on a frozen lake in the US state of...


Indian Energy Week to kick off in Bengaluru from February 6

India Energy Week 2023 (IEW 2023), being organised during India’s G20 Presidency, will be held in Bengaluru between February 6 and 8,...


‘Heatwaves may claim close to 100,000 lives in Europe every year’

If nothing is done, heatwaves could lead to the deaths of 90,000 Europeans each year by the end of the century, the European Environment...


Giant sinkhole swallows entire van in US

USA News: A gaping sinkhole that opened up on a Bronx street after severe storms swallowed an entire van, two years after a similar incident...