Summary: Earth’s largest inland body of water has been slowly evaporating for the past two decades due to rising temperatures associated with climate change, a new study finds. Water levels in the Caspian Sea dropped nearly 7 centimeters (3 inches) per year from 1996 to 2015, or nearly 1.5 meters (5 feet) total, according to […]

  Increasing urban temperatures can also contribute to the decreasing bee population.  (Photo : Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images) It has been well established that the use of toxic pesticides and disease outbreaks are the main driver of the declining bee population. However, a new study from North Carolina State University revealed that the increasing urban temperatures […]

The increase of the deadly attacks of wasps in parts of Europe is blamed on climate change. Reports started coming in since the onset of the ‘Lucifer’ heat wave  (Photo : Flickr/Hafiz Issadeen) The “Lucifer heat wave” scorched most parts of Europe in the past two weeks leaving a trail of havoc of death and […]

Two species of songbirds that once made a home in the Bahamas likely became extinct on the islands because of rising sea levels and a warmer, wetter climate, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Riverside and the University of Florida, Gainesville. The study, which was published today in the […]

A 4-year-old monkey who failed to find love at an Israeli zoo has found another source of affection — adopting a chicken that wandered into her enclosure. The Ramat Gan Safari Park said zookeepers were initially worried when they saw the macaque monkey, Niv, holding a baby chicken that wandered into her enclosure at the […]

Within our children’s lifetimes, Sri Lanka will be powered entirely by green, renewable energy. This optimistic prediction appeared in a new report produced jointly by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It also says that electricity production will increase almost ten-fold from the current 3,700 megawatts to about 34,000 […]

Sinharaja Rainforest Alleged illegal construction of mini hydro power plants projects in the Sinharaja Forest Reserve, a national park and a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka, has caused many environmental damages to the world heritage. Sinharaja is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The illegal […]

Yala National Park Warden is helpless Crowding a bear in Yala Department of Wildlife Conservation’s failure to take action against errant safari jeep drives at the Yala National Park for blatantly breaking speed limits and taking food for the wild animals to attract them to their vicinity to please the clients had endangered the wildlife. […]

The amended and updated national policy on waste management will be addressing problems pertaining to the implementation of the cluster based approach and the polluter pay principle, the demarcation of duties and national level guidelines for the involvement of the private sector. The Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Research along […]