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Delhi world’s most polluted capital city

According to the World Air Quality Report 2019 compiled by IQAir Air Visual Delhi topped the list of most polluted capital cities in the world in 2019; Report  also revealed that 21 of the world’s 30 most polluted cities are in India; Ghaziabad is the most polluted city in…

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Centre eases CRZ rules for ‘Blue Flag’ beaches

The Environment Ministry has relaxed Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) rules that restrict construction near beaches to help States construct infrastructure and enable them to receive ‘Blue Flag’ certification.                      Last year, the Ministry selected 13…

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The India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2019

Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar released the India State of Forest Report (ISFR). The total forest and tree cover of the country is 80.73 million hectares which is 24.56 per cent of the geographical area of the country; As…

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DECEMBER 22 MARKED WINTER SOLSTICE IN NORTHERN HEMISPHERE

December 22 is a very important day for our planet and its relationship with the sun. December 22 is one of two solstices, days when the rays of the sun directly strike one of the two tropical latitude lines. December 22 marks…

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Government initiative of converting Used Cooking Oil to Biodiesel

To mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 2nd October as Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas, Secretary, Petroleum and Natural Gas flagged off the publicity vans in Delhi, to generate awareness among the people about the OMCs’ initiative of  converting Used…