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Sunday 19 April, 2015

India set for better weather forecast with Chinese radars

India is all set to get more accurate forecasts on fast-changing weather systems with the help of 55 China-  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

100,000 community foresters to help green India

India will engage 100,000 educated youths to execute an ambitious Green India Mission (GIM) which seeks  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Sea levels will rise by 60 cm by 2100

Sea levels will rise by 60 cm by the end of the century and by another 180 cm over the next four centuries,  More...

By BioNews On Friday, October 7th, 2011

Air pollution ‘ups preterm birth risk by 30 pc’

Expectant mothers, who live in cities, are 30 percent more likely to give birth prematurely because of air pollution, a Californian-based study has claimed  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Arctic sea ice dips to second-lowest level

Sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean declined last month to the second-lowest extent on record, NASA officials said Tuesday  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Unprecedented ozone hole opens over Arctic

An unusually prolonged period of extremely low temperatures in the stratosphere has resulted in an unprecedented depletion of Earth’s protective ozone layer above the Arctic last winter and spring  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, September 4th, 2011

Green way to clean computers

Scientists have come up with “green” solutions to remove digital waste from computers. For instance, old or rarely used files deplete precious storage space, bog down a computer’s efficiency and More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 15th, 2011

Energy-consuming light bulbs to go out in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong administration proposes to phase out energy-inefficient incandescent light bulbs to conserve  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, August 14th, 2011

Thousands protest against chemical plant in China

Thousands of residents staged a protest and scuffled with police Sunday morning in the northwestern port  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 12th, 2011

Now bugs that mop up mercury spills

Scientists have engineered bugs that are not only resistant to high levels of mercury but can also mop up  More...