Venice, Italy | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 04:19 PM IST
Many people were rising to the challenge of saving Venice’s many treasures.
Hindustan Times | By Smruti Koppikar
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 12:09 AM IST
The city’s geography and future is being threatened by rising sea levels as an outcome of global warming
Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2019 07:05 AM IST
A report by the American organisation Climate Central shows that coastal cities might be inundated sooner than estimated
Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 03:06 AM IST
Sources cited in the report have estimated that approximately 28 million people across Mumbai, Kolkata, Surat, Chennai, Kochi and Vishakhapatnam are at risk with the global mean sea level projected to rise 10 times faster by 2100, if global greenhouse gas emissions are not curtailed.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Dharamshala
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2019 04:54 PM IST
As many as 700 police personnel were deployed along the trek for security, rescue and traffic management
Alexandria, Egypt | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 02:14 PM IST
Rising sea levels threaten to inundate poorer neighbourhoods and archaeological sites, prompting authorities to erect concrete barriers out at sea to break the tide.
Hindustan Times | By Kiran Nagarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 10:35 AM IST
In this profound telling of the mystic saint-poet’s life, Kabir is a speaker of Truth in a world full of conflict that could be ancient, medieval, or contemporary. This excerpt includes the introduction and Chapter 2
Hindustan Times | By HT Team
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 10:01 AM IST
The Himalayas, Hindustani classical music and a searing tale of Black America -- all that on the reading list this week
Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2019 01:16 AM IST
They are facing a threat from breaches in the dykes allowing ingress of sea water as well as from reclamation for tourism purposes.
Hyderabad | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2019 08:21 AM IST
Tukaram, a native of Tekkelapally Tanda village of Yacharam Mandal in Ranga Reddy District, started his journey on July 20 and scaled the Mount Elbrus on July 27.
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2019 10:00 AM IST
Mo Beach, which translates into My Beach in Odia, aims not just cleaning up the beach, but instilling a sense of belongingness and ownership among the local bodies, residents and visitors.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 02:53 PM IST
Global warming will trigger big trouble for tens of millions of people living in sea-side towns and cities across the world by the end of the century. According to new estimates that double the benchmark projections issued by UN agencies, nearly 200 million people, including 57 million in South Asia, are expected to be affected by rising sea level.
Hindustan Times, Jammu/Srinagar | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2019 07:44 AM IST
Five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in a militant attack along the main route to Pahalgam on June 12.
Hindustan Times, Washington DC | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2019 07:29 AM IST
The team also set up the highest weather station in the world at about 8,430 metres above sea level near the Everest summit last month. This will provide weather information from Everest in real-time.
Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2019 02:55 PM IST
The research indicates that the smaller glaciers could play a much larger role in sea level rise than researchers had previously thought.
New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2019 02:37 PM IST
Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places over coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Thunderstorm activity will also intensify with gusty winds (50-60 kmph) and lightning.
Melbourne | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2019 02:07 PM IST
Spanning more than 10,000 square kilometres, the Sundarbans region of Bangladesh and India is the biggest mangrove forest on Earth, and also the most critical area for the endangered Bengal tiger, researchers said.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2019 01:23 PM IST
Whatever the political ideology of those in power may be, it is irresponsible for them to be facetious about looming disasters
Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2019 05:24 PM IST
NASA scientists have discovered a gigantic cavity, almost 300 metres tall, growing at the bottom of the Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica, indicating rapid decay of the ice sheet and acceleration in global sea levels due to climate change.
Port Blair | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2019 10:28 AM IST
There was no tsunami alert issued as sea levels around the Andaman Nicobar archipelago showed no major rise, said SPS Shenoi, Director INCOIS.
By Bikram Singh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2018 01:31 PM IST
As predicted, parts of the earth would become too hot to sustain life and the rising sea levels would submerge islands and low-lying coastal areas of various countries. Resultantly, the rising seas, droughts, food and water shortages will trigger large scale relocation of people both within their countries as also trans-international borders.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2018 02:43 PM IST
The need of the hour is to make climate and the environment an election issue; and only vote to power those who grasp the gravity of the situation, and the need for urgency in climate adaptation policies
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faizan Haidar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 28, 2018 11:48 PM IST
The Indian Railways, which is set to execute its toughest project till date, has begun discussion on special coaches for the world’s highest railway line, which will run at an elevation of 5,360 metres above the sea level.
Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | By Naresh K Thakur, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 11:56 AM IST
The lake has gradually lost its water storage capacity due to rapid silting and continuous seepage. This has further affected the flora and fauna in the catchment areas.
Hindustan Times | By Faizan Haider
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 11:09 PM IST
The project will include 74 tunnels, 124 major bridges and 396 minor bridges, according to the first phase of the survey done for the project.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2018 11:09 AM IST
The BMC has listed 24 high tide days, of which the highest high tide is expected to be 4.97 metres, on July 15.
Reuters | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2018 01:38 PM IST
Manhattan’s Times Square is displaying Unmoored, a multimedia art display by American conceptual artist Mel Chin, that shows how climate change could lead to sea levels rising over low-lying sections of New York City.
Reuters | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 12:55 PM IST
Known for its palm-fringed beaches and exotic wildlife, Costa Rica’s beaches are under danger from the rising seas. If tourism is affected, locals will end up losing their jobs.
Hindustan Times, Gopeshwar (Chamoli) | By Arvind Moudgil
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2018 10:19 PM IST
The procession carrying Utsav Doli (palanquin) of Rudranath started from Gopinath temple — the winter sojourn of the deity at Gopeshwar — on Thursday and had reached Rudranath on Friday evening.
Hindustan Times | By Sanjana Bhalerao, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2018 11:27 AM IST
These seven days are over and above the 24 high tide days when sea levels are expected to be more than 4.5 metres.