Infrastructure, and climate change linked to huge migratory bird declines

Infrastructure, and climate change linked to huge migratory bird declines

Migratory birds are declining globally due to the way humans have reshaped the landscape in recent decades, according to new research from the University of East Anglia. The study published in the journal Global Ecology and Biogeography reveals that population declines have been greatest among species that migrate to areas with more human infrastructure (roads, buildings, … Read more

How do drugs impact the environment?

How do drugs impact the environment?

Places that have legalized cannabis appear to have increased its regular use, while COVID lockdowns had a similar effect, increasing the risk of depression and suicide, a UN report said on Monday. Drug use has an obvious impact on health, but according to a new report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime … Read more

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

What is causing devastating floods in India and Bangladesh?

What is causing devastating floods in India and Bangladesh?

At least 100 people have died and several million more have been affected over the past week in northeastern India and Bangladesh as torrential monsoon rains hit South Asia. The states of Assam and Meghalaya, in northeastern India, are the most affected by the heavy rains with at least 62 dead and several missing in … Read more

Heart to kidney disease: Negative Effects of Climate Change on our body

Heart to kidney disease: Negative Effects of Climate Change on our body

Climate change is known to be one of the biggest threats to human health, even more, dangerous than some viruses. According to Euronews, Researchers have identified 10 effects on the human body caused by climate change. Some of these climate change illnesses may be familiar to you, and others may be unexpected to you. Heat … Read more

Climate Change is real: Srinagar records coldest June day in 48 years

Climate Change is real: Srinagar records coldest June day in 48 years

Continuous intermittent rains in Kashmir have brought the winter chill back to Kashmir as Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital Srinagar recorded the coldest June day in nearly five decades on Tuesday at 15.0 degrees Celsius. Amid intermittent rains in Jammu and Kashmir, the mercury stabilized below normal in many places including Srinagar, Qazigund, Pahalgam, Kupwara, … Read more

Why does every year Assam faces floods?

Why does every year Assam faces floods?

Assam which is known for Assam Silk and Assam Tea remains in the news for another reason i.e., floods. Torrential rains and floods hit Assam yet again as nearly two lakh people have been affected in 20 districts this year, the hilly district Dima Hasao has been cut off from the rest of the state. … Read more

Rapid urbanization: Kashmir losing majority of its agricultural land

Rapid urbanization: Kashmir losing majority of its agricultural land

Kashmir is losing its main agricultural land and wetlands due to rapid urbanization and faulty land use, according to the 2016 policy paper on land use in Jammu and Kashmir, the Kashmir valley loses an average of 1375 hectares of arable land due to the rapid construction of commercial infrastructure, brickyards, residential neighbourhoods and commercial … Read more