Environment

No more ‘Ram teri Ganga maili ho gayi’: Ganga will be completely clean by March next year, assures Gadkari

Ganga water will become potable and will be completely clean by next year March says Minister of River development and Ganga rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari while addressing an occasion at Kumbh Prayagraj on Friday...

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UN’s Clear sea-Flipflopi ends her sea voyage with a strong imprint against marine litter

Island of Zanzibar see the Rainbow colored dhow in the sea and the inspiring story of Flipflopi, the innovation to overcome one of the biggest challenges welcomed wholeheartedly in its destination. After fourteen days and 500 kilometers on the water, the Clean Seas-Flipflopi expedition has ended with enthusiasm...

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The directions in compass are on flip: Earth’s Magnetic North Pole is on the move

Astonishing enough, Scientists have found that Earth’s North Magnetic pole have traveling so fast in last few decades that earlier estimates are no longer accurate...

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Are we doing enough to curb global warming? Scientists warn, Two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers could melt by 2100

In a comprehensive study by the Hindu Kush Himalaya report which released in Kathmandu on Monday the scientists have warned that two thirds of Himalayan glaciers could melt by 2100 if global warming not reduced. According to the report, the most ambitious Paris Agreement goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees would lead to melting of one-third of the region’s glaciers...

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Microorganisms that eat seaweed can create biodegradable plastic

Earth’s oceans contain tens of millions of tons of plastic pollution. But a new technique that creates biodegradable plastics out of seaweed could finally give the oceans relief...

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Finally ‘Romeo’ found his Juliet; World's loneliest frog finds a mate

The famous “Loneliest Frog in World”, Romeo, is Bolivian aquatic frog was believed to be the last remaining frog of his species...

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Planting roadside hedges may combat pollution exposure: Study

Researchers from the University of Surrey including one of Indian origin in the UK have found planting roadside hedges, rather than just relying on trees; can most effectively reduce pollution exposure from cars in near-road environments...

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Kerala's Munnar embraces thin layer of ice as temperature dips to -3 Degrees transforming into ‘Kashmir of South’

Embracing the snowy blanket, Kerala’s hilly region Munnar witnessed a thin blanket of frost on Saturday morning as the temperature dipped to -3 degree Celsius. The first week of January brought in some good news for the Southern state of Kerala as several parts of the hills and tea plantations in Munnar, which is known as ‘Kashmir of South India’ was covered under snow...

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Good news for stargazers: Rare Super Blood Moon, Wolf Moon to be seen on January 21-22

2019 will we the feast year for stargazers and star lovers. The last week of January will be exciting because of rare lunar event-Super Blood Moon. This particular Super Blood Moon is actually going to be a trifecta of lunar events – a total lunar eclipse, super blood moon, and a “Wolf Moon” - and is also being called the Super Blood Wolf Moon...

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Due to EL Nino, 2019 may be warmer: WMO

2018 was chilly and cold, but 2019 is likely to be warmer due to El Nino and the overall rise in temperatures...

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Flowers originated 50 million years earlier than thought: Study

Scientists have identified a fossil plant species that suggests flowers bloomed in the Early Jurassic, more than 174 million years ago. Till now, angiosperms (flowering plants) were thought to have a history of no more than 130 million years...

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Get ready to make a wish: “Shooting Stars” are coming

In case you are wondering what the Google doodle for today is, it is marking the relevance for the Geminid Meteor Shower because the second week of December is coming with the beginning of the strongest meteor shower of the year – the Geminids. It’s a good time to bundle up, go outside and watch one of Mother Nature’s best sky shows! ..

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Intl tourists on India’s tour: Around 5000 migratory birds flock in J&K's Gharana wetland

Jammu and Kashmir has led red carpets for its international tourists who are on India's tour as around 5,000 migratory birds have arrived at Gharana Wetland Conservation Reserve along the International border in the outskirts of Jammu...

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Scientists urge countries to step up their target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions

An international group of scientists has urged countries at a UN Climate Change Conference to step up their target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions...

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Uttarakhand to form research centre for preservation of Himalayan flora

Himalayan state’s flora will be conserved more carefully as the Uttarakhand forest department got an approval from the state government in November, to form a research body for it...

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‘Climate Neutral’ must by 2050- EU sets a goal to member countries.

EU encouraged governments, business, citizens and regions to join it in an ambitious plan to cut emissions and make carbon neutral by 2050...

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Fragile climate endangered food security: FAO report

Climate change and deplorable quality of soil are the main reasons for endangering food security, said a recent report of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The report was released on November 27. Rapid advances in agricultural innovation that address climate change and support family farmers are crucial if the Sustainable Development Goals are to be achieved, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization's Director-General told the opening session of the first International Symposium on ..

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Take care while breathing in National Capital

India’s National Capital Delhi continues to breath unhealthy. Every year as winter arrives it comes with the breathing worries and health issues for Delhi people...

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IMD develops new technology to monitor impact of rain & deal with natural disasters

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has developed a new technology to assess the rise of water level in rivers and reservoirs by rain. The technology, called 'Impact Based Forecasting Approach', which shows pre-event scenario, can help state governments to minutely monitor the impact of rain and take real-time decisions...

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This Norwegian cruise line plans to power its ships with rotting fish

Norway, land of the midnight sun, with its rugged coastline and fjords, is renowned as one of the pioneers of environmentalism. The Scandinavian country’s capital, Oslo, has been named European Green Capital 2019 by the European Commission. And now one of its shipping companies is pioneering the use of its own food waste to power its ships...

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United Nations says Global carbon dioxide levels hit a new record in 2017

The amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere hit a new record last year with emissions showing no sign of slowing down, the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Thursday...

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Courage, valor and integrity honored with full grit! India’s Wildlife Crime Control Bureau gets Asia Environment Enforcement Award

The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) has been selected among the winners of the Asia Environment Enforcement Awards for its work in combating trans-boundary environmental crime. Courage, bravery and valour have answered all the questions as the Indian Wildlife team have enormously helped and performed their best in saving the environment from any crime. ..

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#WorldToiletDay: Not only a message but a pledge to cleanliness

Attempting to aid in break the restrictions around toilets, the United General Assembly has chosen 19 November as World Toilet Day. Titled as “Sanitation for All” earlier, this was taken to encourage the access to sanitation among the poor and to finish the practice of open-air defecation which is harmful to public health...

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Pollution level in New Delhi slightly improves today

People in the national capital are in the festive mood to celebrate Diwali. People have decorated their houses with fancy lights and are preparing to worship the Goddess of wealth, Lakshmi. They have also dotted the entrances of their houses with rangolis. AIR correspondent reports that all arrangements have been made to make the festival incident free in the city...

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Delhi’s gas chamber scaremongering!

Delhi’s gas chamber scaremongering is a common annual feature with the onset of winter. For media, for the visual media in particular, it provides an opportunity to hammer almost all governments in the North Indian belt to include: Delhi NCR, Harayna, Punjab, Western U P and Rajasthan...

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Food strengthens our relationships with one another…

Dr. Vandana Shiva..

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Supreme Court bans 15-year-old petrol & 10-year-old diesel vehicles in NCR to curb pollution

The Supreme Court has prohibited the plying of 15-year-old petrol and 10-year-old diesel vehicles in the national capital region and made it clear that such vehicles would be impounded if found on roads in Delhi-NCR...

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"Greening" urban areas could improve our mental health: Study

You might’ve noticed that you feel calmer, even happier, when you’re walking through a lush park or forest. This is no coincidence — spending time in nature has been linked to multiple mental health benefits, including stress relief and a better sense of well-being. Stanford scientists even believe a 90 minute walk in the woods can lead to a lower risk of depression. ..

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This city is planting a tree for every man, woman and child

Manchester, the UK’s third largest city by population, is to plant a tree for every one of its inhabitants. The City of Trees project intends to plant 3 million new trees across Greater Manchester in an effort to make the city healthier, happier and more pleasant to live in...

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Study finds famous soft drinks producers among top ocean pollutants

Popular soft drinks Coca-Cola, Pepsi not only cause health hazards to the consumers but are also the biggest pollutants of ocean waters, a new study has found...

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New home for Gir Lions: Porbandar

Pride of Gir, its lions will be now shifted to Barda Dunga Sanctuary Porbandar due to the death of 23 Asiatic lions in their only abode in Gujarat’s Gir national park since September 20, some because of the canine distemper virus (CDV)...

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Pachyderms in Vietnam face extinction risk for their ‘lucky tuft’

Known as "the kingdom of elephants" for the large herds that once wandered through its forests, the central-southern province of Vietnam is likely to see even the last specimens of pachyderm disappears, says the agency reports...

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CBI registers initial probe into tiger poaching incidents in Uttarakhand

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a Preliminary Enquiry (PE) in its probe into alleged collusion of the forest department officials in all cases of tiger deaths and poaching reported from protected areas in Uttarakhand...

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North-east Butterfly meet identifies 180 species

The North-east Butterfly Meet held at Pakke Wildlife Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh has identified as many as 180 species of butterflies in Seijosa under East Kameng district of the state. The conference was held during September 29 to October 1, 2018...

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Cyclonic storm ‘Daye’ weakens in deep depression; heavy rainfall expected in Vidarbha and Marathwada

With the cyclonic storm ‘Daye’ making a landfall in Odisha, the storm created heavy rainfall in the state. The cyclonic storm DAYE has weekend further into a depression over Vidarbha in Maharashtra. The India Meteorological Department has expected t the cyclonic storm to move west-northwestwards and weaken further into a low pressure in next 24 hours. ..

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These states top in Soil Health Card Scheme: Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh

And the best performing states in soil health card scheme is Chhattisgarh followed by Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh in the ranking of states by the agriculture ministry on the basis of parameters fixed by Niti Aayog...

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Fight #PlasticPollution: This biodegradable plastic will shield the nature

Plastic waste in the ocean is a global problem; some eight million metric tonnes of plastic ends up in the ocean every year. But Indonesia is producing a plastic that won’t harm the environment, in fact, it is produced with the help of nature...

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These floating pipes are the paving paths to clean the ocean

On September 8, a massive and controversial plastic-cleaning system will be launched into the Pacific Ocean named as ‘The Ocean Cleanup Project.’..

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Arctic’s most robust sea ice begins breaking due to climate change

The oldest and robust ice cover in the Arctic is reported to be breaking up for the first time in the recorded history...

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Soon you would see green cover on India’s map as it gets fund of 66000 Cr

In these increasing concrete jungles, the abode of animals is getting depleted day by day, so in order to increase our nation’s forest cover, the Centre has unlocked more than 66,000 crore rupees...

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Floating Swachhagrahi! This waste collection drone on the water will collect 200 litters of garbage

Garbage is something if disposed properly then it won’t harm but if thrown here and there then it might be dangerous in many ways like it can harm your health, our environment etc we see garbage on land as well in water too, people throwing garbage in water bodies but here is a boon from science which can keep your water bodies clean and neat...

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Marking World Biofuel Day, PM Modi commits to revolutionize use of ethanol as fuel to benefit farmers and India

Biofuel is not just a science, it’s a mantra! It’s a mantra that states the 21st century India is going to give new energy to the fuel that originates from crops, from litter-waste to fuel, from village to city, from the old saying of bringing it back to the roots, believed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he marked the event celebrating World Biofuel Day in New Delhi...

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A unique scenario at Kanha National Park where elephants enjoying week-long picnic

We often go for picnics to relax our minds and in another way to refresh ourselves, this is often seen in human but have you heard picnic for animals? If not then visit the Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh where elephants are on a week-long picnic. This picnic, which is arranged every year, includes massaging for the elephants and a delicious menu...

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Uma Bharti assures Ganga Act to be tabled in two weeks; urges Swami Sanand to break his fasts

Ganga Act will be presented before the cabinet in 2 weeks says Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Uma Bharti when she addressed a press conference after meeting Swami Sanand in Haridwar, who has been fasting for 45 days in the protection of Ganga. She left for Delhi on Saturday night from after meeting with Swami...

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Want to taste of meat without killing any animal? Here is lab-grown meat- healthier and safer

We have seen laboratories giving birth to animals etc but now it can create meat as well without killing the animals. That means taste remains the same but without any animal in that. Scientists and businesses working full steam to produce lab-created meat claim it will be healthier than conventional meat and more environmentally friendly...

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Uttarakhand puts red cross on polythene use from next month

‘New Month New Resolution’, with this mantra Uttarakhand has imposed a polythene ban from August 1. And also Uttarakhand becomes the third state after Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh for this kind of ban...

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Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh mark impressive increase in tiger population in the states

In Tamil Nadu, the tiger population in the reputed Mudumalai Tiger reserve has doubled to 60 from 30, due to intensive conservation efforts. Awareness programmes regarding the importance of preserving the tiger population in the country, were held in various schools throughout this week, in view of International Tiger Day on Sunday...

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Environment enemy plastic can be our development friend; it is being converted into roads

Our state government has put a ban on the use of plastic in order to save our environment from the clutches of pollution of every kind but here is the unique way the plastic can be used as it cannot b decomposed for years and years. Plastic can be used to make roads. Yes, it is correct that it can be used to make roads...

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Rajya Sabha hears update on our PM’s Van Dhan Yojana

In order to improve tribal incomes through value addition of tribal products, an initiative of Van Dhan Yojana has been launched on April 14th, 2018 PM Modi in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh under which one Van Dhan Vikas Kendra was set up, as a pilot project, at a cost of Rs.25 lakhs of which 25% is to be met by the State Government. This Van Dhan Vikas Kendra is to cater to ten Self Help Groups of thirty tribal gathers each...

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Attention! Longest total lunar eclipse of 21st century to occur on July 27-28 this year

Attention all! The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century is all set to occur on July 27 and 28 of this year with a total duration of 1 hour 43 minutes. Notably, the entire eclipse will also be visible from all parts of India. On July 27, the red planet Mars will also be at opposition, meaning that the Sun and Mars will lie opposite to each other, keeping the Earth in the middle. This will result in Mars coming close to the Earth, causing it to appear brighter than normal and it will be seen ..

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‘Plantie’: Plant sapling, click selfie and send to CM of Jharkhand

The state of Jharkhand has found out a unique way to make the state green that will be liked by everyone who uses mobile phones and likes to click photos every now and then. Jharkhand Government has called the people to plant a tree and click a selfie with that plant and send it to the govt. isn’t that innovative?..

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Himachal puts complete ban on use of plastic, thermocol cutlery

To maintain the salubrious and pristine environment of the State, Himachal Pradesh government led by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has banned the use of plastic/thermocol cutlery. In a notification put by Himachal Pradesh government, it said that no person including shopkeepers, vendors, wholesalers, retailers, hawkers, Rehriwala etc. will use thermocol cutlery i.e. cups, plates, glasses, spoons or any other item for serving and consuming food in any form manufactured from non-biodegradable material ..

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U'Khand to make July 22 green: Will Plant more than 1.5 plants in just one day

Uttarakhand has tightened its waists to make its state more green as on July 22 it has been deiced to plant nearly 1.5 lakh trees along banks of Rispana...

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With Nagpur rolling under heavy rainfall, IMD issues advisory warning to other states as well

The IMD mentioned heavy to very heavy rains in the isolated places of Konkan and Southern regions. Issuing an advisory, the Indian Meteorological Department has advised the people to stay indoors and take necessary precautions pertaining to heavy rains. ..

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Care for the earth & knowledge of good food is the highest knowledge our children need

Dr. Vandana Shiva..

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Nobody can ban plastic unless citizens feel like from within

Ajay Devgn..

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Swachhata is something that needs to become an everyday habit among all of us

Anushka Sharma..

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Working as an alerting brigade, Center teams up with Google for flood forecasting

In a new move to tackle issues pertaining to flood, the government has decided to team up with Google for effective flood management in India. The Central Water Commission (CWC), India’s apex technical organization in the field of Water Resources, has entered into a Collaboration Agreement with Google. ..

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NITI Aayog’s composite water management index: Gujarat tops the list while Jharkhand ranked lowest

Gujarat has topped the Niti Aayog's composite water management index (CWMI), while Jharkhand was adjudged as the worst performer. Notably, Minister for Water Resources Nitin Gadkari on Thursday released a report named titled 'Composite Water Management Index' in New Delhi. According to the report, Gujarat has the composite water management index while Jharkhand was adjudged as the worst performer. Gujarat is followed by Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra on the index. On the ..

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India on high alert! IMD issues #RedWarning over heavy rainfall in coastal areas

Showers of bliss and contentment definitely brought smiles on faces as people got rid of the scorching heat. Monsoon hitting places has surely got people on their toes to be safe and look forward to take even major steps for safety. The Indian Meteorological Department issued a red warning claiming heavy rainfall at isolated places very likely over south Konkan & Goa and Coastal Karnataka...

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To save India from drowning in sea of plastics, Oriental Education Society created awareness among students

On 5th June, 'World Environment Day' was celebrated across the globe with the theme of #BeatThePlasticPollution. Over the years India has been drowning in the sea of plastic and therefore UN had declared New Delhi as the global host for this year's World Environment Day...

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Monsoon hits Mumbai with a bang; heavy rainfall expected for next 48 hours

As the soothing muddy smell of mother earth sways the air, Mumbai monsoon has arrived with a bang and expects to downpour this weekend. Mumbai is set to face heavy rain with the weather forecast expecting monsoon to hit the city in 48 hours, at least three days before schedule. The weather office has predicted "really heavy rains" that will "affect normal life" in Mumbai beginning Thursday...

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On behalf of 1.3 billion Indians, PM Modi vows to keep our environment green and clean

On behalf of the one point three billion people of India, PM Modi addressed the Plenary Session of World Environment Day celebrations. In the address, PM Modi highlighted on certain topics which showed the steps India is taking to make our environment green. Here is the speech of PM Modi..

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Uttarakhand takes up #BeatThePlasticPollution: To completely prohibit Polythene by July 31

Polythene vendors of Uttarakhand! Finish your polythene stock before 31st July as it will be completely prohibited by that date. This announcement was made by CM Trivendra Singh Rawat on the occasion of World Environment Day...

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“China”: A threat to the world in terms of technology, space and now milk too!

Consumption of milk has been quite evident in many countries of the world. Have you ever imagines consumption of milk by a country can be a bad news for the planet? No, right! A study in Global Change Biology has revealed that China’s milk consumption will increase threefold by 2050. China’s ever-growing population poses a huge environmental threat to its demand for dairy milk products...

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Despite of Swachch Bharat and Smart Cities initiative, India remains in top five nations in e-waste generation

With an aim to keep our country clean, Prime Minister Narendra Modi led central government launched a massive cleanliness programme Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan and Smart Cities project. Despite such high-voltage initiatives taken by the government, India continues to be generating highest e-waste...

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On this World Environment Day there are two options for you: Planet or Plastic

World celebrates Environment day on this day but it is not just to spread awareness but this is the high time that we shall adopt the values to keep our mother nature safe. This year the theme for environment day is #BeatThePlasticPollution. Nearly 150 countries are going to celebrate ‘World Environment Day’. This year UN has declared India as the global host for this year's World Environment Day. Keeping this in mind, every environmentalist has prepared himself to celebrate this day and spread the ..

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Our responsibility is to bring down the negative impact of pollution by reducing plastic use

Dia Mirza..

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Here is an update on various projects on River Ganga and Yamuna

Ganga Cleaning is not only just a work but a responsibility. This was kept in central government in mind always. After considerable success in sanctioning projects for main stem of river Ganga, the Centre has now shifted focus to the entire Ganga basin. Not only are new projects being taken up on the tributaries of Ganga, the existing approved projects on river Yamuna are also being expedited...

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thunderstorm, lightning takes 40 lives in Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh

Weather is in no mood as it is continuously showing its blue thundery eyes on the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Jharkhand which has till now taken 40 lives because of the thunderstorm and lightning strikes across these states...

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Showers of bliss and joy: Monsoon hit Kerala today

Scorching heat and soaring heatwaves have increased to a level where it has become difficult for people to even step out. But the month comes to an end; fresh showers of bliss and contentment bring smiles on faces of people. Reiterating to the weather conditions, it has been estimated that the monsoons are likely to hit Kerala today. ..

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High time to prove the words ‘Save Environment’ by accepting #BeatPlasticPollution mantra

With an aim to create awareness among the globe to save environment nearly 150 countries celebrate ‘World Environment Day’ on June 5. This year UN has declared India as the global host for this year's World Environment Day with the theme 'Beat Plastic Pollution'. Keeping this in mind, every environmentalist has prepared himself to celebrate this day and spread the message of mother earth...

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Ecological harmony as understood by Indian sages

This knowledge of Vedanta of the East helped the Nobel laureate Schrodinger in conceptualizing his “Schrodinger Wave Equation” based on the “Dynamic Unity of all Entities” in the universe...

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Showering drops of bliss and contentment; brace yourself for the rains knocking doors of Kerala from May 29

Thrusting aside the scorching heat hovering parts of India, the southern monsoon is all set to knock the doors of showering rain of bliss and contentment on May 29. The southwest monsoon is set to arrive three days ahead of schedule in Kerala this year, the weather office said on Friday. The normal date for onset of southwest monsoon in Kerala is June 1. ..

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India creates 19 broom squads: To clean 24 beaches and riverfronts in 9 coastal states

In the build-up to the World Environment Day 2018, 19 teams have formed to take up cleaning of beaches, river fronts and lakes in the country. These teams will clean 24 beaches in 9 coastal states...

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Transportation might be the most visible contributor to air pollution but it is not alone; have a look

When we think of air pollution, we likely think of vehicle emissions and their significant contribution to global climate change. But this is not only a culprit which causes air pollution. Transportation might be the most visible contributor to this, but it is not alone...

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NASA points out a major freshwater shift on Earth in 14 years

After collecting more than a decade worth of data from Earth observation satellites, NASA has discovered that freshwater levels have changed significantly across the globe...

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Understanding sustainable construction

The people should be so organised that they should be able to understand that sustainable construction is the only means for their survival and the world..

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Center lists down initiatives to curb pollution in reciprocation to WHO reports

In a report issued by the WHO which places Delhi and Varanasi in the world’s most 14 polluted cities and in reciprocation the government authorities have clarified on the initiatives they have taken to curb the pollution...

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WHO figures Delhi, Varanasi in world’s 20 most polluted cities

From a long time Delhi was fighting with severe pollution problems and still up to some extent it is fighting. Now the reports of WHO says that Delhi and Varanasi are among the 14 Indian cities that figure in a list of world's 20 most polluted cities...

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India-Japan shakes hands to bolster ‘energy ties’ for easy access and combat climate change

India-Japan mutually nods to bolster energy projects in Asia and Africa especially. Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan met Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Seko Hiroshige and discussed the possibilities of working on Joint Venture (JV) projects in the energy sector in Asia and Africa...

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Goa hugs nature: Forest cover increases from 5 to 19 sq kms in 2 years

The state of Goa has put one step ahead towards nature by increasing 19 sq kms of state’s forest cover in last year as compared to 2015...

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Horse is friend for life: Recognizes emotions and facial expressions like us

We have seen many times either in movies or in reality that people talk with their pet horses. It is not much possible in urban areas but in rural areas where still horses are been nursed and kept as their pets. And also the horses do respond well to their masters. Now one of the studies has said that horses can read and remember emotional expressions of humans...

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India says ‘Bye’ to plastic in its protected areas

In order to achieve a plastic-free India, it has been decided to prevent our protected areas to be announced as ‘Plastic Free Zones.’ It has directed states and Union territories to organize awareness campaigns to sensitize people about the issue...

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World's 1st plastic collector device to be deployed in Pacific Ocean soon

Our Earth is reluctantly becoming the victim to the monster called-plastic. Humans have created 8.3 billion metric tonnes of plastics since the early 1950s, and most of it now resides in landfills or the natural environment, a study has found...

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Exhibiting its vivacious species of parrots, ‘Shuka Vana’ embraces exotic diversities

Being a pious land and a home to many exotic species, India has embraced everything coming its way. But did you know that the country also has set a record for the ‘Most bird species in an aviary’? Yes! The Guinness Book of World Records confirmed that the beautiful Shuka Vana Bird Home in Mysore, Karnataka, has the most kinds of birds in a garden...

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This summer Matheran Rail Route goes ‘Green’: Welcomes you to relish the hilly station in eco-friendly way

In the heart of mountains of Mumbai lies its own special Matheran- the hill station that is most loved till date. No wonder summers are awaiting the magical moments to make it more beautiful. All four stations en route the famed Toy Train servicing the eco-sensitive hill station of Matheran in Maharashtra’s Raigad district have turned “green” with installation of solar power and wind energy plants...

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Going ‘green’ on tracks, Mumbai Monorail eyes on to install solar panels

Paving way for ‘green future’, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has plans to install solar panels on all the 18 monorail stations and the monorail depot at Wadala in order to bring down the expenditure on electricity consumption...

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Spend $500 billion to “Refreeze” the melting Arctic: Science

The world is spending a lot of money in an attempt to reverse the effects of climate change. Investments are being made to fund the creation of emission-free vehicles, infrastructure is being built to support sustainability, research is being conducted to find new sources of non-carbon-emitting energy, and technology is being developed to prevent us from feeling the full brunt of a deteriorating environment...

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BS-VI fuel to bring down sulphur level by 80 percent in Delhi: Dharmendra Pradhan

BS-VI fuel will bring down sulphur by 5 times from the current BS-IV levels, this will make 80 percent reduction in pollution and also will make environment extremely clean. Therefore, after taking stock of the alarming pollution situation in Delhi in winters, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that the government decided to proactively advance the roll-out of BS-VI fuel from April 2018...

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Eco-footsteps to combat vehicle pollution: Tamil Nadu sweep in for manufacturing electric buses

While combating climate change India is leaping step by step by adopting eco-footsteps! In order to manufacture electric buses, Tamil Nadu inked pact with England based C-40 Cities Climate Leadership Group...

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Chipko Movement turns 45: Non Violent Andolan which taught us the value of trees

Today is the 45th Anniversary of the Chipko Movement. The Google Doodle '45th Anniversary of the Chipko Movement' title is made from the title of 26 March to refresh the memories of 'Chipko movement' associated with saving trees and environment. The Chipko movement was initiated by farmers to oppose the deforestation in Uttarakhand. They were annoying at the trees cut by the hands of contractors of the state forest department and claiming their claim on them...

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Earth Hour: 60 minutes to prove ourselves true sons of Mother Earth

We all love our mother Earth as she has given us everything now it’s time for you to give her back something, yes the time is 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm tonight. By keeping all unwanted electric devices off during this time...

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You pledged on World Water Day? Good, now get in action to defend ‘forests’ to save water

22nd March was ‘World Water Day’: Every one of us pledged to save water so that we can, in future, save us! Many corners of our planet are facing severe water crisis. Researchers, scientists, experts, environmentalists are looking out for solutions to tackle this crisis. Wait! Our planet has an artfully designed solution to the global water crisis: Trees...

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World Water Day: Pledge moment for every person to conserve Mother Nature’s real ornament ‘Water’

World Water Day is celebrated every year on 22nd March, which reminds us of water conservation, one of the most important elements to sustain life on the planet...

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Farming needs remedial measures to face climate change effects: Maharashtra CM

Agriculture has been the most sufferer of climatic changes and needs proper remedial measures, said Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis...

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Powerhouse of Water- Israel’s technology inspires millions taking India along to fight ‘Water Crisis’

Water is life, water is basic need, it is mandatory for living for every living being! Up to 60% to 70% our human body consists of water. While Earth is fighting ‘climatic’ challenges, humans are striving hard to fetch water in the remote areas especially. ..

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Come pledge to preserve and nurture our ‘Green Soldiers’ on this International Forests Day

Our Earth along with us – we are heading little close towards ‘Global Warming’ the biggest challenge! Today on the ‘International Forest Day’ let us pledge for contributing and returning love to our Mother Nature by planting trees, afforestation, preserving them, nurturing them...

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Nitin Gadkari, Suresh Soni share stage at 5th ‘Nadi Mahotsav’

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