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Now, a Greener India

Now, a Greener India

14 January 2022

The forest and tree cover in the country has gone up by 2,261 square kms in the last two years, according to the latest edition of India’s State of Forest Report (ISFR).

NCDC, NPC Ink Pact To Promote Productivity, Innovation For ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’

NCDC, NPC Ink Pact To Promote Productivity, Innovation For ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’

06 January 2022

The pact has been signed between NCDC (National Cooperative Development Corporation) and NPC (National Productivity Council) to promote productivity and...


How Indian Artists Are Addressing Issues Of Environment Through Artwork

With environmental hazards engulfing us like never before, Indian artists Gigi Scaria, Vibha Galhotra and Chandra Bhattacharjee are spreading important...

Emma Watson's Shout Out To Indian Chipko Movement

Emma Watson's Shout Out To Indian Chipko Movement

13 January 2022

Actress Emma Watson recently brought attention to the 1970's Chipko Movement and praised Indian women for protecting trees.


Leonardo DiCaprio Calls His Film 'Don’t Look Up' A Gift To The Climate Change Fight

'Don't Look Up', starring actor Leonardo DiCaprio, actresses Jennifer Lawrence and Meryl Streep, takes a satirical look at how the media and politicians treat...

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13 January 2022
World Soil Day 2021: Why IS Soil Conservation Important

World Soil Day 2021: Why IS Soil Conservation Important

World Soil Day holds an important place in the preservation of our environment. On December 5th 2014, 7 years ago, this was celebrated first. This year's theme...


22 November 2021
Chief Minister Dhami Invites Suggestions For Uttarakhand's Development Roadmap For The Coming Years

Chief Minister Dhami Invites Suggestions For Uttarakhand's Development Roadmap For The Coming Years

The suggestions received from people doing commendable job in different fields will be made part of the roadmap being prepared by the state government for the...


18 November 2021
TMC's Proposal On Sustainable Mining In Goa

TMC's Proposal On Sustainable Mining In Goa

Environmentalist Claude Alvares has endorsed the proposal of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on sustainable mining in Goa, after the Mamata Banerjee-led party...


17 November 2021
Delhi Winters Are Now About A Frothy Yamuna And Hazardous Air

Delhi Winters Are Now About A Frothy Yamuna And Hazardous Air

Dilli ki Sardi (Delhi's winter) has over the years turned from being a cheerful season to a toxic time of a frothy Yamuna and hazardous air. How did this...


03 November 2021
Delhi Police, SDMs Been Asked To Keep 24x7 Vigil On Firecrackers: Environment Minister Gopal Rai

Delhi Police, SDMs Been Asked To Keep 24x7 Vigil On Firecrackers: Environment Minister Gopal Rai

The Environment Minister of Delhi, Gopal Rai on Tuesday said to prevent the purchase, sale and burning of firecrackers, especially in the border areas, Delhi...


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28 October 2021
Village In Himachal Pradesh Is Boycotting Polls This Time; Here’s Why

Village In Himachal Pradesh Is Boycotting Polls This Time; Here’s Why

The Rarang village in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district has taken a decision to boycott bypolls scheduled on October 30.


18 October 2021
ALT EFF: First Of Its Kind Environmental Film Festival Goes Digital

ALT EFF: First Of Its Kind Environmental Film Festival Goes Digital

The All Living Things Environmental Film Festival, first of its kind in India, brought compelling environmental narratives to its audience with 44 films from...


01 January 2022
WFH, Online Classes Leading To Spike In E-Waste Generation In India

WFH, Online Classes Leading To Spike In E-Waste Generation In India

India is the world’s third largest producer of e-waste after China and the US


01 January 2022
Environment Agency Warns England Of ‘Climate Change’ Consequences

Environment Agency Warns England Of ‘Climate Change’ Consequences

The agency predicted that even with a rise of 2 degrees Celsius in global average temperature—below the level of warming that has been projected—England's...


01 January 2022
Himachal’s First CM Believed ‘Small Is Beautiful’

Himachal’s First CM Believed ‘Small Is Beautiful’

A recent book revisits Y.S. Parmar’s vision of development for the ecologically sensitive hill state that favoured small hydro-power projects over mega dams


01 January 2022
Why First Himachal Pradesh CM Favoured Only Small Hydro-Projects And 3D Policy For Raising Forests

Why First Himachal Pradesh CM Favoured Only Small Hydro-Projects And 3D Policy For Raising Forests

Dr Rachna Gupta, a journalist-turned–member of Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC), looks at Dr YS Pradahan's model for the development of the...


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01 January 2022
Meghalaya Govt. Exploring To Make Pineapple Leather, Says State's Environment Minister

Meghalaya Govt. Exploring To Make Pineapple Leather, Says State's Environment Minister

Vegan leather is a material that is looks and feels just like leather but created from artificial or plant produce instead of animal skins.


03 January 2022
Jackie Shroff Roped In As Goodwill Ambassador For All Living Things Environmental Film Festival

Jackie Shroff Roped In As Goodwill Ambassador For All Living Things Environmental Film Festival

In its second edition, the festival aims to bring compelling environmental narratives to its audience with 44 films from across 31 countries.


10 January 2022
'Science For Environment': MP Students Make Ganesha Idols That Can Purify Water

'Science For Environment': MP Students Make Ganesha Idols That Can Purify Water

They are using Potash Alum, a household compound. An idol of 1.5-2 feet using it can be made at a minimal cost of just Rs. 3.


11 January 2022
End Is Near: Save India From Climate Catastrophe

End Is Near: Save India From Climate Catastrophe

Will a rising sea submerge India’s coastal cities and villages in the future? Will climate change affect our monsoon, and the floods and droughts linked to...


10 January 2022
'No Means, No !' After Landslides, Kinnaur Natives On Warpath Against Hydel Projects

'No Means, No !' After Landslides, Kinnaur Natives On Warpath Against Hydel Projects

'No means, No' is a powerful slogan coined by the locals in Kinnaur supported by some social and environmental groups to stop sanctioning of any new hydel...


10 January 2022
Japan’s Nissan Reports USD 1 Billion Profit For April-June Quarter

Japan’s Nissan Reports USD 1 Billion Profit For April-June Quarter

The Japanese automaker says it expects to return to profit for the fiscal year through March 2022, with a 60 billion yen ($545 million) profit. It had...


28 July 2021
World Nature Conservation Day: How Home-Grown Produce And Bird Feeders Can Save Mother Earth

World Nature Conservation Day: How Home-Grown Produce And Bird Feeders Can Save Mother Earth

On World Nature Conservation Day, some steps and measures which we as individuals can follow to make a difference in the larger cause of saving the environment.


10 January 2022
Australia Manages To Keep 'World Heritage' Status For Great Barrier Reef

Australia Manages To Keep 'World Heritage' Status For Great Barrier Reef

UNESCO had recommended that its World Heritage Committee add the world's largest coral reef ecosystem off the northeast Australian coast to the World Heritage...


23 July 2021
Kerala's 'Oldest Learner' Bhageerathi Amma Dies At The Age Of 107

Kerala's 'Oldest Learner' Bhageerathi Amma Dies At The Age Of 107

Bhageerathi Amma was a recipient of prestigious Nari Shakti Puruskar by the Central government for her incredible contribution in women empowerment


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Opinion

Now, a Greener India

Now, a Greener India

The forest and tree cover in the country has gone up by 2,261 square kms in the last two years, according to the latest edition of India’s State of Forest Report (ISFR).

14 January 2022
NCDC, NPC Ink Pact To Promote Productivity, Innovation For ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’

NCDC, NPC Ink Pact To Promote Productivity, Innovation For ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’

The pact has been signed between NCDC (National Cooperative Development Corporation) and NPC (National Productivity Council) to promote productivity and innovation in agriculture.

06 January 2022
How Indian Artists Are Addressing Issues Of Environment Through Artwork

How Indian Artists Are Addressing Issues Of Environment Through Artwork

With environmental hazards engulfing us like never before, Indian artists Gigi Scaria, Vibha Galhotra and Chandra Bhattacharjee are spreading important messages through their creative expertise. Here's a compilation of their artwork

13 January 2022
Emma Watson's Shout Out To Indian Chipko Movement

Emma Watson's Shout Out To Indian Chipko Movement

Actress Emma Watson recently brought attention to the 1970's Chipko Movement and praised Indian women for protecting trees.

13 January 2022
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