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MDG7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability

MDG7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability
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Forests destroyed in past with state patronage: SL Prez

Apr 03, 2015 05:35 PM The Sri Lankan President said that the patriotic people of Sri Lanka has ended the era which had given way to massive environmental degradation.

Narmada: Lifeline of Madhya Pradesh in dire straits

Jan 15, 2015 04:20 PM Narmada, the lifeline of Madhya Pradesh is in danger due to declining water quality and quantity.

Climate change will turn Narmada into a cricket pitch: Anil Dave

Jan 09, 2015 09:20 PM RajyaSabha MP and social activist Anil Madhav Dave in an interview with OneWorld South Asia said that the impact of climate change is very severe on the aquatic life of river Narmada.

Indian diaspora’s help sought for cleaning up river Ganga

Jan 09, 2015 01:50 PM The Indian water resources minister called upon the Indian Diaspora to participate in the ‘Namo Ganga’ Project.
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Mitigation is not a great burden because it has many co-benefits: Dr R K Pachauri, Chairman, IPCC

Dec 26, 2014 12:00 PM Dr R K Pachauri is one of the most prominent leaders in the fight against climate change in the world today. As Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, he been highlighting the scientific realities of climate change the world over and as Director-General of TERI he has been working relentlessly to create a climate-friendly ecosystem in India. In an exclusive interview with Rajiv Tikoo & Anupam Hazarika, he calls for action at local and global levels to fight climate change. Excerpts:

Bamboo based entrepreneurship can benefit rural women

Dec 17, 2014 07:10 PM Dr A K Bhattacharya, Mission Director of the Madhya Pradesh State Bamboo Mission, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that replacing bricks by bamboo for constructing houses could help in curbing carbon emissions. Excerpts from the interview.
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Full economic potential of mangroves still untapped: study

Dec 10, 2014 03:22 PM Ninety cent of mangroves are found in developing countries and many of are under threat.

Invest in girls to fight climate change: Ashok Khosla

Nov 27, 2014 08:10 PM Investing for girls’ education and employment can be helpful in curbing carbon emissions, said Ashok Khosla, an expert on environment and sustainable development.
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Global warming to raise risk of damaging floods: report

Nov 24, 2014 03:01 PM World is locked into 1.5°c warming & risks are rising, says a new World Bank report.

No city can be smart without being green: Meenakshi Lekhi

Nov 18, 2014 07:35 PM Leader of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and New Delhi MP Meenakshi Lekhi, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that urban areas need to learn the art and science of converting waste into a valuable resource. Excerpts from the interview.
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Bold action needed to meet biodiversity targets: study

Oct 08, 2014 08:15 PM The study tracks progress and draws attention to implications on broader sustainable development this century.

German envoy to open fair on water management in India

Oct 08, 2014 03:07 PM The International Fair on Water Management (IFAT), features state-of-the-art technology in the areas of water, sewage and refuse treatment as well as recycling.

India’s first renewable energy investors meet in February

Oct 02, 2014 09:00 AM The central theme of the meet is to attract large scale investments in the renewable energy sector in India.

Indian girls should learn martial arts for self defence: Dalai Lama

Oct 01, 2014 06:20 PM Training of young girls in martial arts seems a practical solution for reducing their vulnerability against sexual crimes, says the Dalai Lama.
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Mobile Industry is developmental in nature: Vodafone India

Sep 24, 2014 04:30 PM Releasing its fourth annual sustainability report in New Delhi on Wednesday, Vodafone India highlighted its social initiatives.
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Indian White Tiger may be exchanged for Malayan Tapir

Sep 09, 2014 02:15 PM The bilateral cooperation between India and Malaysia will be enhanced in strategic areas of environment and Climate change.
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MP CM unveils first state portal on climate change in India

Sep 08, 2014 01:10 PM The portal claims to be a one stop destination for climate change knowledge management in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
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Jaffna aquifer in Sri Lanka depleting from overuse

Aug 01, 2014 12:05 PM "The area suffers from severe groundwater imbalance which might reach crisis proportions," says Shanti de Silva, a scientist.
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Leading airlines in India urged to ban shipping shark fins

Jul 23, 2014 02:10 PM Reports have further revealed that the shark fin trade is today one of the leading contributors to the decimation of sharks globally.

Village in Indian state of Bihar frees itself from darkness

Jul 21, 2014 11:43 AM Costing Rs 3 crore, the solar-powered micro-grid provides 24x7 electricity to more than 450 households and 50 commercial establishments.
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