MDG7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability
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.
Jul 15, 2014 11:09 AM
The Indian Budget-2014 talks about harnessing clean energy through incentive-based cost reduction measures.
[Renewable Energy] [Agri-technology] [Agriculture] [Sustainable Development] [South Asia]
Jul 15, 2014 11:00 AM Essar’s affidavit in Bombay High Court comes in response to some videos about saving Mahan forests.
Jul 15, 2014 09:00 AM The bulletin highlights the need of energy and environment being integrated into the post MDG era.
Jul 09, 2014 02:00 PM
There is a need to make afforestation the ‘People’s Movement’, said Prakash Javadekar, India’s Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change.
[Enviornment] [India] [South Asia]
Jun 04, 2014 12:35 PM
A majority of Indians feel that climate change is a reality with average temperatures rising and rainfall decreasing, according to TERI.
[South Asia] [India] [Climate Change policy] [Enviornment]
May 27, 2014 03:05 PM
Steve Sawyer, Secretary General of Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), in an interview to OneWorld South Asia said that investment in renewable energy will provide better job opportunities to the youth.
[Green growth] [Green economy] [Environment] [Sustainable development] [Renewable Energy] [South Asia]
Apr 29, 2014 08:00 AM
Experts say reducing or eliminating harmful fossil fuel subsidies is one of the most promising ways governments can promote a transition to a greener economy.
[Green Growth] [Green Economy]
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]