Environment

World Environment Day 2024: One day to rethink about the environment

NEW DELHI: World Environment Day is dedicated to raising awareness and motivating people to think and rethink about the environment. Celebrated every year on June 5, numerous awareness programs are held in schools, colleges, workplaces, and other places around the world. However, this day often ends up being celebrated like Mother’s Day, with people posting […]

Our comfort, our crisis: How modern conveniences are heating up our planet

We often talk about sustainability and environmental protection, but our actions frequently contradict these ideals. When we engage in intrapersonal communication to understand the scenario, can we honestly say we've contributed positively?

EXCLUSIVE | Israel-Palestine struggling in the clutches of unseen environmental crisis: NWF VP

NEW DELHI: It has been more than a month since the conflict between Israel and Hamas erupted. Israel has conducted intense airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, resulting in the loss of several thousand lives. The objective is to eliminate Hamas militants who executed bold attacks on October 7, leading to civilian casualties and numerous hostages. […]

Firecrackers banned in Delhi ahead of Diwali

NEW DELHI: Aiming to build on the progress achieved in air quality due to traffic curbs during G20, the Delhi government has banned all forms of firecrackers within the national capital. This decision has been taken as a precautionary measure to combat the anticipated increase in pollution levels during the upcoming winter months in Delhi and […]

Pak Floods: CPEC, Chinese War Moves Unsettle J&K’s Environment

Let’s not forget that the current havoc in Pakistan is on the western edge of Jammu and Kashmir – although it has affected areas far beyond. The disaster stems largely from glacier melts in the part of Jammu and Kashmir controlled by Pakistan. Indeed, the heart of the havoc is Swat, which was once considered […]

Heatwave: No Respite Till June 15 In Uttarakhand Hills

DEHRADUN: There will be no respite from the heat as temperatures rose to 5-6 degrees above normal in the hills of Uttarakhand. “Normally, the temperature in the hill areas, especially at the altitude of 2,000 meters, remains at around 24-25 degrees. However, it is touching 29-30 nowadays. Hill stations like Mussoorie, Nainital, Mukteshwar, Tehri are […]