Exeter, England | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 07:57 PM IST
As most plastic enters the oceans via rivers, the authors say a “complete halt” of such pollution entering the ocean using river barriers - especially in key polluting rivers - could prevent most of the pollution they otherwise predict over the next three decades.
Singapore | By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 09:21 PM IST
Single-use plastic consumption has increased during the coronavirus pandemic. Face masks and latex gloves are washing up daily on Asia’s remote beaches. Landfills worldwide are piled high with record amounts of takeaway food containers and online delivery packaging.
New York | By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2020 07:54 PM IST
The focus of the serendipitous project by the environmental scientists is on the so-called SOFAR (Sound Fixing and Ranging) channel, a naturally occurring ocean stratum in which sound can travel long distances.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 11:47 AM IST
On the World Oceans Day 2020, we bring you a mixed bag of incredible videos from the stunning habitat under the ocean.
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 05:07 PM IST
Experts have found the longest-ever siphonophore in Western Australia’s underwater canyons, which could also be the longest living creature in the world.
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2020 06:09 PM IST
You all know that the single-use plastic impacts our oceans in a big way, but did you know that clothes release half a million tonnes of microfibres into the oceans every year? Yes, it is true. A 2015 report from the Ellen McArthur foundation estimated that half-a-million tonnes of microfibres leached into waterways every year, with 53 million tonnes of new textiles produced annually. Read more about it...
Thomson Reuters Foundation, Rome | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 08:43 AM IST
Plant-based offerings could spell big changes for consumers in rich countries and in parts of the developing world where people many struggle to get enough nutritious food.
By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 12:26 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 03:34 PM IST
The “Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate” by IPCC has projected that global glacier mass loss in the next few decades till 2050 will increase river runoff and related hazards like landslides, avalanches and floods.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Agencies
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2019 01:36 PM IST
Thirty percent of the northern hemisphere’s permafrost could melt by century’s end unleashing billions of tonnes of carbon and accelerating global warming
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2019 08:01 PM IST
That climate change is happening has been known now for many years. That governments and large businesses are not really interested in doing much to minimise damage by really changing the way we do things has also become pretty obvious
Bangkok | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 04:03 PM IST
But individual efforts alone can’t fully stop the 8 million tonnes of plastic that make their way to the ocean each year, and with four of the five worst ocean polluters in Southeast Asia, the region’s governments must take action, he says.
Karuizawa, Japan | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 05:51 PM IST
Environment and energy ministers of the Group of 20 major economies met this weekend in Karuizawa, northwest of Tokyo, ahead of the G20 summit in Osaka, western Japan, on June 28-29.
Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 11:58 PM IST
The new species was found off the southwestern coast of India and north of Sri Lanka.
By Jyoti Sharma Bawa, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2018 02:00 PM IST
George Clooney has bumped Dwayne Johnson from the first spot in Forbes’ highest paid actors’ list in the world.
Hindustan Times | By Rashid Irani
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2018 05:02 PM IST
It’s a treat to see so many stars in one place, but expect a retread of familiar capers. This is no turning-point film.
Reuters | By HT Correspondent, Los Angeles
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2018 03:51 PM IST
Amal Clooney gave a rare, heartfelt speech about her husband and actor George Clooney at the AFI Life Achievement Award.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 05:06 PM IST
Critics are complaining about how the talents of actors such as Anne Hathaway, Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett were wasted by director Gary Ross in Ocean’s 8.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2018 04:55 PM IST
Rock, Sufi and fusion, band Indian Ocean mesmerised Delhi-NCR with a soulful performance.
Reuters, Bangkok | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2018 12:48 PM IST
As World Environment Day takes place and the United Nations calls for the “biggest-ever worldwide cleanup” of plastic pollution, experts are focused on Southeast Asia, home to four of the world’s top marine plastic polluters.
Hindustan Times | By Krutika Behrawala and Riddhi Doshi
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 09:30 AM IST
Revisit the city through its seascapes, muse over concepts of sacrifice in the name of peace.
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 10:30 PM IST
Dr V Kripa said every year there is a sharp increase in the quantum of plastic waste getting into the ocean and if the situation continued like this plastic debris will outnumber marine creatures, especially fish species.