MDG7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability
Apr 09, 2014 06:55 PM
The water-people connection is lost with emergence of piped water supply from distant sources, said G K Bhat, a specialist in drought and water resource management.
[Water resources] [Water management] [South Asia] [Enviornment] [India rivers] [Water conservation] [Wetlands]
Apr 09, 2014 12:02 PM
Five Indian organisations have been selected as finalists for this year’s Ashden Awards, the world’s leading green energy awards, ahead of an awards ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society in London on 22 May 2014.
[South Asia] [Green Economy] [India] [Green Growth]
Feb 19, 2014 04:25 PM
Good agriculture is not possible without the presence of wetlands, said experts at the International Conference on Lakes and Wetlands.
[India] [Enviornment] [India lakes] [Wetlands] [South Asia]
Feb 18, 2014 07:20 PM
Governance played a crucial role in the conservation of lakes, said, Mansee Bal, Faculty, Erasmus University, Rotterdam Netherlands.
[India] [Madhya Pradesh] [Wetlands] [Climate Change policy] [South Asia] [Sustainable Development]
Feb 10, 2014 12:30 PM The government of Madhya Pradesh is holding an international conference this week on the conservation and protection of wetlands and lakes.
Feb 06, 2014 11:15 PM
India’s External Affairs minister, Salman Khurshid, warned that continuation of shortages of water and food would lead the world to more tensions and conflicts.
[Delhi Sustainable Development Summit] [DSDS 2014] [Sexual Violence] [UN] [MDGs] [Business] [Energy crisis]
Feb 03, 2014 11:39 AM
The UNEP's Champions of the Earth award-laud each year people in the fields of Policy and Leadership, Science and Innovation and Entrepreneurial Vision.
[Environment] [South Asia] [India]
Feb 03, 2014 09:30 AM The theme for this year’s DSDS summit is attaining food, water, and energy security for all.
Jan 22, 2014 06:20 PM
According to official sources, lagoon was so named for its sustainable and resilient destination for migratory birds.
[India] [Sustainable Development] [Environment] [South Asia]
Nov 29, 2013 11:10 AM
O P Rawat, Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises, said that sky was the limit for CSR projects in the field of social welfare.
[Corporate Social Responsibility] [South Asia] [Civil Society] [India nonprofits] [India social schemes] [Indian NGOs]
Nov 21, 2013 06:50 PM
Renowned agricultural expert Prof. MS Swaminathan said that providing support to small farmers in India will not only help in eradicating poverty but also lead to nutritional security.
[South Asia] [Indian women] [Food Distribution] [Agri-technology] [Food security] [Agri-business]
Nov 20, 2013 11:59 AM
The Bagmati River Basin project will invest in setting up a river basin with the capacity to manage the basin water resources in an integrated manner.
[South Asia] [Environment] [Asian Development Bank] [Nepal] [Sustainable Development]
Oct 15, 2013 05:28 PM
Greenpeace call for cancellation of coal blocks comes after CBI files case against company on charges of cheating and conspiracy.
[Coalmines] [Coal scam] [South Asia] [India] [Greenpeace]
Oct 01, 2013 12:35 PM
Around 1000 students participated in the week-long environment campaign in a south Indian city, as part of the second year of Green Apple Day of Service.
[Sustainable Development] [India] [South Asia] [Civil society]
Sep 26, 2013 11:00 AM
The Sustainable Mountain Development Summit is an effort by the Himalayan states of the country to chalk out a roadmap for sustainable development.
[India] [Himalayas] [South Asia] [Sustainable Development] [Enviornment]