Ecology News

Artic Ice

The western Arctic Ocean's chemistry is changing, according to a study that was published in the American Association for the Advancement of Science's journal "Science," after it was found that ocean waters there are becoming three to four times more acidic than ocean waters elsewhere.

posted by V.P.Nimbalkar 3rd Oct 2022

Tap water connections

According to a survey ordered by the Union Ministry of Water Resources to evaluate the performance of the government's flagship Jal Jeevan Mission, almost 62 percent of rural households in India have completely operational tap water connections inside their premises.

posted by V.P.Nimbalkar 3rd Oct 2022

Deadline Extension for Emissions

The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) recently extended by two years the deadline for coal-fired power stations to install sulphur emission-reduction equipment. The Ministry had already extended the deadline for installing pollution control measures twice before.

posted by V.P.Nimbalkar 19th Sep 2022

‘Cheetah mitras’

To start the restoration of the species in India, the Prime Minister of India will shortly release 3 Cheetahs (two male siblings and a female) into an enclosure at Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park.

posted by V.P.Nimbalkar 14th Sep 2022

Paris Agreement & Nationally determined contribution

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved India’s updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to be communicated to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

posted by 4th Aug 2022