The ozone layer, a fragile shield of gas, protects the Earth from the harmful portion of the rays of the sun.
Indian Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced an allocation of Rs30,300 million for the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) for the financial year 2022-23, of which Rs46,00 million were allotted towards
Countries gathered on Tuesday for the start of a key UN nature conference in Montreal, aiming to broker a new global agreement to protect what’s left of Earth’s wildlife and natural spaces. Negotiators hope that the two-week summit, known as COP15, yields a deal that ensures there is more “nature” — animals, plants, and healthy
Poor celebs. It can’t be easy being in the firing line all the time. Gone are the days when A-listers could say offensive things, appropriate different cultures and do as they please without fear of being “cancelled”. Hell, they can’t even bask in their immense wealth and take their bejewelled, monogrammed PJs (private jets) to go get
Sometimes you read an article about some project, and it really grabs your attention and brings about a total change in your perspective about how you view the world. The Extreme Ice Survey is one such project, and the documentary, Chasing the Ice, based on this project, is recommended as a must-read and
Three of the reputed English language dictionaries have each chosen a word of 2023, a word which came into prominence, whose use had increased during the year. It is not an event that is as glamorous as the Oscars, Globe, and Grammy awards. But people who love English are quite amused and
Madou Koulibaly is the new face of an old Italy. The 24-year-old, who arrived in the country from Guinea in 2018, is blazing a trail as Tuscany’s first migrant bus driver recruited as part of a drive to fill labour gaps with foreign workers. He was more surprised than anyone. “I said, a bus? No, I cannot
One big question after Thursday night’s hyped red-vs.-blue states debate is whether California Gov. Gavin Newsom is helping President Joe Biden or hurting him. Or maybe he’s having no impact on the president. Maybe Newsom is just helping himself. Or not. Sure, Newsom is locked in as a dedicated
Days after making history as the first House speaker to be booted from the job, Rep. Kevin McCarthy said he mischievously told fellow Republicans, “I am a free agent now, aren’t I?” If so, he’s squandered it so far, with alleged kidney punches and vague electoral threats aimed at his House enemies.