ScienceDaily reports The growth of forest trees all over the world is becoming more water-limited as the climate warms. The effect is most evident in northern climates and at high altitudes where the primary limitation on tree growth had been cold temperatures. The research details the first time that changes in tree growth in response to […]
A report by Anna Kucirkova for Caribbean News Now. Climate change and global warming have been hot topics for the last couple of decades. The phrase ocean acidification may not sound quite as familiar as the other two phrases, but it’s a growing environmental concern frequently described as the “evil twin of global warming.” Opinions on […]
One of the most relevant topics today is climate change, a widely debated and sometimes misunderstood issue. According to NASA, the weather is “short-term changes we see in temperature, clouds, precipitation, humidity and wind in a region or a city”. Climate, on the other hand, is defined as the typical/average weather for a region or […]
DESROCHES ISLAND, Seychelles — In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean’s surface, the Seychelles president on Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the “beating blue heart of our planet.” President Danny Faure’s call for action, the first-ever live speech from an underwater submersible, came from one of the many […]
Film Maker: Shekar Dattatri Time: 45 minutes English 2002 It has indeed been very disturbing to read some of the news pegs last week in various Indian newspapers about the Olive Ridley turtles. The Times of India mentioned on 29th January 2019; ‘Pregnant Olive Ridley found dead in Kanyakumari’. The headlines in The New Indian […]
The Zambezi River is one of Africa’s main energy assets and could become as well one of the continent’s main water highway, but many threats ranging from climate change to the risk of collapse of the Kariba dam, must be addressed.
We are a nation inhabiting diverse amount of flora and fauna. So, there is greater reason for us to conserve them in their natural habitat. Globally, a lot of faunal Indian species (e.g. Gray Wolf (Canis lupus pallipes), Kalij pheasant (Lophura leucomelanos) have been categorized in IUCN red list as “least concern”, but in India […]