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Category: Environment

Owing To Low Water Levels

A centuries-old village was buried under a reservoir… Well, it was one day, when, all of a sudden, houses, neighbourhood and roads of the village became visible, as the reservoir […]

Fukushima & Beyond…

With the demand for power steadily increasing across the country, Japan has decided to rely on nuclear energy, yet again. Keeping the scenario in mind, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced […]

Ahead Of The Harsh Winter

During his visit to Ukraine in the third week of August (2022), UN Secretary-General António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres warned the global community, saying that any damage to the Nuclear […]

The Melting Season

The West is getting hotter, with Europe and the US feeling the heat this summer. The mercury has already touched 40 degrees Celsius during daytime in several US cities. The […]

On The ‘Carbon Sink’

The National Institute for Space Research (INPE), the space agency of Brazil, has reported that deforestation of the Amazon rainforest hit a new record in the first six months of […]

Combatting The Impacts Of Pollution

It may not be easy to make a completely plastic-free world in the near future. However, India took an important step on July 1, 2022 to combat worsening pollution, as […]

On Earth’s Oldest Known Wildfires

The Earth had experienced wildfires at a time when there were not many trees, but only little bushes, on its surface. Scientists recently found that the oldest wildfires had taken […]

Cutting Lives Shorter

Well, life expectancy of the Indians may be reduced by five years on an average due to air pollution, and not because of pandemic, natural disaster or extreme poverty! In […]

A Not-So-Tender Tender

In a rare first, India has decided to import coal from foreign countries on a regular basis. The Coal India Limited (CIL), an Indian Government-owned coal mining and refining corporation, […]