Delhi’s air quality was in the ‘poor’ category today morning as the overall air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 221. The increase in AQI was observed as there was a rise in the concentration of both, PM10 and PM2.5 pollutants.
International Day for Disaster Reduction 2020: International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction is observed every year on 13 October to raise awareness about the risk of disaster reduction.
Eagles such as the steppe eagle, Pallas’s fish-eagle, eastern imperial eagle, white-tailed sea-eagle, and the greater spotted eagle.
World Migratory Bird Day 2020: World Migratory Bird Day is celebrated every year on October 10th to spread awareness about the conservation and ecological importance of migratory birds in the global ecosystem.
The air quality index of the national capital improved a notch and stood at 199, the higher-end of the moderate category, on Friday morning, according to the Central Pollution Board’s data at 12 p.m.
Taking to Twitter, Waseem shared a video from the beach and captioned it, “We need to stop pretending this is ok because it’s not!”
World Animal Day 2020: World Animal Day is observed every year on October 4, 2020, to celebrate the relationship between humankind and the animal kingdom. We can’t ignore that animals play an important role in our lives.
According to the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, burning of one tonne of rice crop residue releases about 13 kg of particulate matter, 60 kg of carbon monoxide and 1,460 kg of carbon dioxide and other harmful gases.
This year’s World Rivers Day theme is “waterways in our communities” to stress on the need for protecting and conserving urban waterways.
Two months ago, an animal activist noticed the unauthorised dumping of mixed bio waste water at Bhondsi village agriculture land in Gurugram by a private pharmaceutical company, which is located in the same region.
This day is celebrated to highlight the importance of rivers as they face many threats which can overcome with the active involvement of people to ensure good health of rivers in the coming years. Scroll down to know more about World Rivers Day.
World Rhino Day is observed on September 22 every year.
Green activists of an NGO ‘India Rising’ led by Sandeep Agarwal, spruced up the river bank and cleaned up the Etmauddaula viewpoint park, which is a favourite spot of the tourists visiting Agra.
World Ozone Day 2020: The ozone layer is also called an ozone shield, it is a layer of gas that absorbs most of the sunlight. It should be noted that the Sun’s ultraviolet rays are very harmful to the skin.
One example is the spawning population of the Chinese sturgeon in China’s Yangtze river which declined by 97 per cent between 1982 and 2015 due to the damming of the waterway.
Pelosi specifically singled out the Climate Action Now legislation, passed by the House in May, which would recommit the US to the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Iguanas are cold-blooded fascinating creatures with awful bite and an amazing active tail native to South and Central America.
Ridhima further raked-up the issue of linkage of air pollution and Covid-19 related mortality and called the situation worrisome.
For all the mammal species that have gone extinct so far, humans are almost entirely to be blamed, said the study published in the journal Science Advances.