ecology

Wildlife Conservation : A tight rope walk

Wildlife Conservation : A tight rope walk

October 31, 2017

Overall, we are still not in a place where our wildlife is safe. Vivek Menon, executive director and CEO of Wildlife Trust of India, asserts in an interview to India & You that the country needs to tread a middle path where growth should not just be economically sustainable, ...

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Paris enforces pollution diminution measures

Paris enforces pollution diminution measures

December 15, 2016

Just like New Delhi, Paris has also been witnessing a severe rise in pollution levels lately. The French authorities have effectuated a series of action plans aimed at tackling air pollution in Paris, which can be an inspiring event for the Indian capital.

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Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague to probe allegations against the company

Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague to probe allegations against the company

October 13, 2016

The Monsanto Tribunal, to be held in The Hague to investigate the alleged crimes committed by Monsanto, is about to commence and organisations from around the world, including in India, are hoping for a major precedent to be set in international law.

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Ecological effects of idol immersions

Ecological effects of idol immersions

October 13, 2016

Navratri celebrations just concluded in India. The nine days of worshipping, singing, dancing, feasting and fasting ended on the tenth day with immersion of idols of Goddess Durgain the holy Yamuna River. While many people remain oblivious toissues pertaining to pollution, many h...

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Delhi government aims at establishing 42 Eco-forests

Delhi government aims at establishing 42 Eco-forests

August 20, 2016

Aiming to increase green cover area in the Indian capital, the Delhi government is working on the development of 42 city forests in the city.

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Environment

Environment

April 20, 2016

India will raise the issue of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling against the Indian Domestic Solar Mission. This was announced by India’s Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar, on Tuesday, at a press conference on the eve of his departure...

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Ecology and Paris agreement

Ecology and Paris agreement

April 20, 2016

India on Tuesday urged the developed world to declare its enhanced action plan for the second period of Kyoto Protocol, after the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Addressing a press conference on the eve of his departure for New York for the signing of Paris Climate Change Agreeme...

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Climate Change Meet, Paris

Climate Change Meet, Paris

January 6, 2016

Global leaders, businesses and several others have gone to town over the ‘unprecedented’ achievements during the global negotiations in Paris to curb global warming. Yet, not much besides big headlines seems to have been achieved The road to hell is paved with good intentions...

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Chennai floods

Chennai floods

December 11, 2015

Chennai is still struggling with the consequences of dramatic floods. The question is : is this a climate change issue or a bad town planning and management problem that could have been avoided? Credited with many achievements and marvels, citizens of India’s populous south...

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