Another radioactive water leak at Fukushima reported

The liquid contained 29,400 becquerel per litre of radioactive cesium and 52,000 of strontium and other beta-ray emitting substances

Tokyo: The operator of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant has detected a new radioactive water leak through the drainage of one of its reactors that could have been spilling into the Pacific Ocean, Japanese media reported on Wednesday. The liquid contained 29,400 becquerel per litre of radioactive cesium and 52,000 of strontium and other More...

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This is a very casual approach by the ministry for not filing their reply till now. The ministry should actually be more concerned about such environmental damage
By IANS On Sunday, February 22nd, 2015
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Kanhar dam: Green panel pulls up environment ministry

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has sought a report from the union environment ministry in the case of the controversial Kanhar dam in Uttar Pradesh within one week, failing which a Rs 25,000 fine would be More...

Plastic accounted for nearly 92 percent of debris
By IANS On Friday, February 20th, 2015
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Man-made debris putting marine animals at extinction risk

London: Man-made debris such as plastic and glass are contributing to potential extinction of some of the already endangered marine species, a study says. Plastic accounted for nearly 92 percent of debris “It More...

The snowfall has been witnessed in Gulmarg on Thursday and three feet of snow has been accumulated on the ground
By IndiLeak Bureau On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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Adverse weather conditions in Kashmir to continue.

Srinagar: For an another couple of days, the Kashmir region of J&K state would witness adverse weather conditions including heavy snowfall. The snowfall has been witnessed in Gulmarg on Thursday and three feet More...

Researchers used a 3D computer model of the atmosphere to determine the impact of VSLS on ozone and climate
By IANS On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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New ozone-destroying gases on the rise

London: The ozone layer faces a new threat as certain chemicals which have historically contributed little to ozone depletion are now on the rise, warn researchers. Researchers used a 3D computer model of the atmosphere More...

Wetlands can store approximately 50 times as much carbon as quite high carbon sequestration ecosystems
By IANS On Monday, February 16th, 2015
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Swamps, wetlands may be key in fight against climate change

Melbourne: Swamps and wetlands could be 50 times more effective than rain forests in storing carbon, an Australian scientist researching the topic said on Monday. Wetlands can store approximately 50 times as much More...

Keylong in Lahaul and Spiti district was the coldest place in the state on Friday
By Indileak Web Desk On Friday, February 13th, 2015
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Forecast of fresh snowfall in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla: After days of dry weather, the hills of Himachal Pradesh might experience more rains and snowfall next week. Keylong in Lahaul and Spiti district was the coldest place in the state on Friday According to More...

There were heavy concentrations of dissolved CO2 in surface waters of the Southern Atlantic Ocean
By IANS On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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Carbon release from oceans leads to climate change

London: Giving a fresh insight into how oceans affect climate change, a new study shows that carbon stored in deep in the Southern Ocean, re-connected with the atmosphere, drives a rise in atmospheric CO2 and climate More...

The researcher used data collected by NASA and US Department of Defense satellites for her study spanning from November 1978 to December 2013
By IANS On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Global sea ice diminishing: NASA

Washington: The gains from sea ice increase in Antarctica do not cancel out the loss from the accelerated decrease in Arctic sea ice of the last decades, a study by NASA has found. The researcher used data collected More...

The panchayats, through resolutions, are empowering the women to act against the violators
By IANS On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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Where women take up cudgels to save forests

Keylong (Himachal Pradesh): A movement that a handful of woman activists started in the early 1980s to save forests in the Himalayan terrain of the picturesque Lahaul Valley, populated mainly by Buddhists, has yielded More...