posted 2012-08-16T13:45:33 | ** comments
Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park, Cayman Islands — The blue iguana has lived on the rocky shores of Grand Cayman for at least a couple of million years, preening like a miniature turquoise dragon as it soaked in the sun or sheltered inside crevices. Yet having survived everything from tropical hurricanes to ice ages, it was driven to near-extinction by dogs, cats and cars.
posted 2012-07-31T10:05:03 | ** comments posted 2012-07-31T09:57:38 | ** comments
New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday held that in future no ship would be allowed to be dismantled in India without the government's environmental clearance and the vessel's decontamination as per an international convention.
posted 2012-07-25T09:05:52 | ** comments
Washington: Nearly all of Greenland's massive ice sheet suddenly started melting a bit this month, a freak event that surprised scientists.
posted 2012-07-23T07:01:52 | ** comments
London: Global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), the main cause of global warming, increased by three percent last year, reaching an all-time high of 34 billion tonnes in 2011
posted 2012-09-11T10:37:59 | ** comments
Greenpeace ‘Enabling Clean Talking’ report suggests a clean energy roadmap to ensure economic stability of the telecom sector.
posted 2012-05-10T06:15:57 | ** comments
Amsterdam: A new study calculates that by 2050, groundwater pumping will cause a global sea level rise of about 0.8 mm per year.
posted 2012-05-08T06:57:01 | ** comments
Berlin: Sensors, transmitters and GPS modules need only a few mill watts of power to operate, which could also be met by vibrations produced by moving objects, thanks to a new technology "energy harvesting".
posted 2012-05-07T07:01:01 | ** comments
Beijing: China has decided to promote construction of energy-efficient buildings in the country and will ensure that such buildings account for 30% of the new construction projects by 2020.
posted 2012-05-04T06:41:22 | ** comments
Gandhinagar: International Financial Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank, will support Gujarat to replicate a rooftop solar project in five cities. The solar project, first completed last month in Gandhinagar, will improve access to power and reduce air pollution.