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MDG7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability

MDG7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability
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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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Indian govt allocates Rs 400 cr for solar pump sets

Jul 15, 2014 11:09 AM The Indian Budget-2014 talks about harnessing clean energy through incentive-based cost reduction measures.
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Essar appeals for ban on criticism against its coal project

Jul 15, 2014 11:00 AM Essar’s affidavit in Bombay High Court comes in response to some videos about saving Mahan forests.

TERI launches Post-2015 development agenda bulletin

Jul 15, 2014 09:00 AM The bulletin highlights the need of energy and environment being integrated into the post MDG era.

India State of Forest Report-2013 unveiled

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.
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Over 90% Indians feel climate change is a reality: survey

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.
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