Deer population soars to 2 M in England, are they planning to shoot them?

Deer population soars to 2m in England, are they planning to shoot them?

The Deer population in England reached two million, a level not seen since the Norman conquest of England achieved over a five-year period from 1066 AD to 1071 AD under the leadership of William, the Conqueror. Deer population in England According to the news of The Sun, while restaurants serving venison were closed, the number … Read more

From Jammu Kashmir to Everest and Ladakh, the risk of floods increases

From Jammu Kashmir to Everest and Ladakh, the risk of floods increases

As global temperatures continue to rise and glaciers melt faster, new research suggests the risk of flooding in the Himalayas of Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir and the Tibetan Plateau could triple. Jammu and Kashmir are bracing for the risk of flash flooding after a spring heat wave accelerated the melting of glaciers in the Himalayas. Glacial lakes … Read more

How is mental health related to climate change?

How is mental health related to climate change?

The climate crisis is the greatest global challenge facing humanity. Although there are many aspects involved and the sectors affected, from ecological to economic, no less important are its effects on people’s health. The World Health organisation WHO estimates that climate change will cause an additional 250,000 deaths per year, worldwide, between 2030 and 2050, as … Read more

Climate change leaves Kashmir villages without water

Climate change leaves Kashmir villages without water

The air is filled with the sweet fragrance of saffron. There are snow-capped mountains, fruit orchards and splendid lakes that take us back to the 16th century, when the Mughal emperor, Nuruddin Muhammad Jahangir, described Kashmir as a paradise on earth. Sitting on a wooden fence by the roadside in Kullan, Ganderbal, Muhammad Lateef Khan, … Read more

How climate change is affecting birds?

How climate change is affecting birds?

Having long-term monitoring data of the natural environment is essential for scientists to be able to study trends and understand the changes that human activity is causing to ecosystems. The available databases on the avifauna of the USA, a pioneer country in the study of birds since the end of the 19th century together with … Read more

How does climate change affect women?

How does climate change affect women?

The consequences of climate change affect women more and in very different ways than men. This is pointed out by several reports from international organizations, which highlight the need to take into account the gender issue in order to deal with this environmental problem more fairly and effectively. 80% of refugees are women The impact … Read more

How Kashmir will become Ladakh soon?

How Kashmir will become Ladakh soon?

Timber trafficking is an increasingly common practice in Kashmir Valley, which threatens the region’s forests. Nearly 1 lakh cubic feet of wood is smuggled out of the Kashmir valley every year could turn Kashmir into Ladakh in the next 40-50 years. “Climate change indicators are quite strong and clear in the region and have impacted … Read more

Scraping Indus Water Treaty; A water bomb waiting to Explode?

Scraping Indus Water Treaty; A water bomb waiting to Explode?

As the world faces the consequences of climate change and global warming, India is no different. The effects are visible across the country and the situation in the upper reaches is no different. The Himalayas are equally facing the brunt of the rising temperatures and a new study indicates that the glaciers that feed several … Read more

Himalayan glaciers could disappear before the end of this century

Himalayan glaciers could disappear before the end of this century

In the Himalayas, a mountain system that stretches across Bhutan, Nepal, China, India and Pakistan and whose name means abode of snow in Sanskrit, rivers fed by glaciers provide water to more than a billion people for the production of food and hydroelectric power. Himalayan glaciers disappear India and Nepal, in particular, rely on meltwater … Read more

Why are high wet-bulb temperatures so dangerous?

Why are high wet-bulb temperatures so dangerous?

Extreme heat is not only uncomfortable, but it is deadly. Heat waves are expected to become more frequent, more severe, and longer with climate change. And projections of heat stress based on temperature only underestimate the problem, according to two recent studies. The reason is that humidity – the amount of moisture in the air … Read more