Environment

Increasing Temperatures Trigger a Response in the Plant’s RNA

A new study used rice seedlings to show that the stress of higher temperatures can trigger a response in the RNA of a plant to control the change in its environment. The stres...

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An Insurance Policy to Save Trees from Extinction

The world is losing plants at an unprecedented rate. Trees may have to be grown in test tubes in the future as one in five of the world's species are belie...

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A Simple Act of Breathing might be Killing You

According to a recent survey by the World Health Organisation, a simple act of breathing is killing 7 million people a year and harming billions more. The research reveals pro...

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Eat Meat Less than Once a Week for the Better Future of the World

A new study has warned that the massive reduction in the consumption of meat is now being highly essential for the planet’s future ability in order to support humanity. ...

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The Rapidly Changing Climate needs More Aggressive Action

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the international body for accessing the science related to climate change. The IPCC was set up by the World Meteorolog...

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New Study reveals that Flying Insects can carry Microplastics through Air

Flying insects are contaminating new environments and threatening birds and other creatures that eat the insects by eating microplastics in polluted waters, thus carrying them...

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A Teenage Dream Comes True: The World's Largest Ocean Clean-up Begins

The world's largest ocean clean-up is now underway in the Pacific Ocean and aims to collect up to 150,000 pounds of trash in its first year and eventually tackle the Great Pac...

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Governments to take more efforts to achieve Paris Climate Goal

On 12 December 2015 in Paris, parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) reached a landmark agreement to combat climate change and to accele...

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Can we save our Planet from the Hothouse Earth Scenario?

A “Hothouse Earth” climate will in the long term stabilize at a global average of 4-5°C higher than pre-industrial temperatures with sea level 10-60 m higher t...

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Third Pole, World’s third-largest mass of Frozen Fresh Water in Danger

We've all heard of the North Pole and the South, the world’s two polar regions. However, there is a region less talked about. Located to the south of China and the north...

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Compulsive Sexual Behaviour Disorder now as common as Depression

A new study reveals some 10 percent of men and seven percent of women struggle to contro...

November 16 2018

India can lead the way in defanging the Defamation Laws

Women in India are fighting for their workplace equality and dignity. The recent issue o...

November 16 2018

Come winter, Meghalaya celebrates the ‘100 Drum Wangala Festival’

The Wangala Festival of Meghalaya which is also known as the “100 Drum W...

November 15 2018