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Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) Arun Kumar Pandey said all three elephants showed signs of having died due to toxicity and not natural causes.
Chhattisgarh forest department officials say elephants may have died of drinking from deliberately poisoned pond, but no confirmation before post-mortem report.
The oceans are critical to any effort to slow global warming. Delay in global agreements has only made matters that much more desperate.
Unlike last year, when images of 300-year-old trees ablaze fuelled international outrage, little stands in the way now.
The Environment Ministry also noted that locals often resort to an illegal act of planting explosive-filled fruits to repel wild boars from entering plantation farms.
A drop in energy demand caused by the Covid crisis has left European grids overloaded with green electricity, underlining the need for storage in a low-carbon energy system.
The Antarctic Peninsula, one of the fastest-warming places on Earth, is seeing so-called snow algae turning the snow green.
Post-Covid recovery plans will give governments an opportunity to align consumption patterns with environmental goals & encourage sustainable fishing practices.
Soumitra Dasgupta, IG Wildlife at Ministry of Environment, said that it happens on a small scale but the current attack is a once-in-a-three decade situation.