Climate change that has lead to shrinking glaciers, increasing fires, floods and droughts, and the bleaching of coral reefs are among the troubles facing 83 of the 252 World Heritage Sites listed by UNESCO.
Published on Dec 02, 2020 07:35 PM IST
Geneva | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
Already more than 1,000 tonnes of fuel has washed up on the eastern coast of Mauritius, polluting its coral reefs, protected lagoons and shoreline.
Published on Aug 11, 2020 05:16 AM IST
Johannesburg | By Associated Press
In order to improve the conditions of the degraded coral reefs in the ocean, researchers are attracting young fish by playing the sound of healthy reefs.
Updated on Dec 03, 2019 01:18 PM IST
Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
The world, and India, face an existential threat. Wake up to it
Published on Nov 24, 2019 04:20 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
Updated on Oct 17, 2019 12:26 AM IST
By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
With India’s rank slipping five positions from 81st to 86th as per the Henley Passport Index, the commotion among Indian travellers is obvious.
Updated on Dec 12, 2019 05:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Neharika Prakash
Coral reefs are often called “rainforests of the sea” for the astonishing diversity of life they shelter.
Updated on Sep 18, 2019 10:10 AM IST
Ocho Rios, Jamaica | By Associated Press
Siddharth Pillai’s christened his project Bennington’s Reef, to honour Chester Bennington, American musician and Linkin Park frontman who died in 2017. He is 17 after all.
Updated on Jul 15, 2019 08:37 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Rachel Lopez
Along with the Boeing 747, the park will also feature a replica of a Bahraini pearl merchant’s house, artificial coral reefs and other sculptures.
Updated on Jun 13, 2019 06:51 PM IST
By Trisha Sengupta
The IPCC Report acknowledges that “the pathways to avoiding an even hotter world would require a swift and complete transformation not just of the global economy but of society too.”
Updated on Oct 19, 2018 05:53 PM IST
By Shyam Saran
Despite occupying only 0.1% of the ocean’s area, coral reefs support about one-fourth of marine species in the world. About 500 million people in the world are dependent on them for food and fisheries
Updated on Oct 17, 2018 11:40 AM IST
By Parveen Kaswan and Akash Deep Badhawan
Maya Bay, the beach and bay that was shut for four months due to pollution and beach erosion will now be closed indefinitely to allow it to recover from excess tourism.
Updated on Oct 03, 2018 02:54 PM IST
Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent
Maya Bay, made famous by the film ‘The Beach’ is on Phi Phi Leh island in the Andaman Sea. It was the main location of the 2000 film starring Leonardo Di Caprio, which revealed to viewers the stunning beauty of Thailand’s turquoise seas and white-powder beaches, spurring many to visit.
Updated on May 23, 2018 12:25 PM IST
Reuters, Bangkok | By HT Correspondent
Corals act as a natural barrier and protect the landmass from the sea; without them, the Indian peninsula would submerge, say experts.
Updated on May 11, 2018 08:39 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
Updated on Apr 12, 2018 10:56 PM IST
The HC directed Cidco and a private agency to remove debris from Talawe wetlands in a week’s time
Published on Apr 06, 2018 11:47 PM IST