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MDG7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability

MDG7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability
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Narmada dependent Indore ignores local wetlands: expert

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.
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Five Indian organisations up for global green energy prize

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.
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Lakes are biggest asset of Bhopal, says wetlands expert

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.
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Treat wetlands as living bodies, urge experts

Feb 18, 2014 07:20 PM Governance played a crucial role in the conservation of lakes, said, Mansee Bal, Faculty, Erasmus University, Rotterdam Netherlands.
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Madhya Pradesh to hold international meet on wetlands

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.

Business as usual is dangerous for planet: Global leaders

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.
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Nominations invited for 2014 Champions of the Earth Award

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.
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Top world leaders to converge for TERI’s DSDS-2014

Feb 03, 2014 09:30 AM The theme for this year’s DSDS summit is attaining food, water, and energy security for all.

Three Indian cities vie for Earth Hour City Challenge-2014

Jan 23, 2014 11:22 AM Of the 163 cities from the 14 countries that participated in the challenge this year, 34 have qualified as finalists.
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India’s Chilika lagoon gets coveted UN status

Jan 22, 2014 06:20 PM According to official sources, lagoon was so named for its sustainable and resilient destination for migratory birds.
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Renewable energy mooted for mechanical applications

Dec 23, 2013 10:26 AM Renewable Energy beyond Electricity is a compendium of innovative renewable energy applications beyond electricity generation.
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Mediterranean policy-makers for sustainable development

Dec 12, 2013 09:00 AM The Mediterranean policy-makers committed themselves for sustainable development in the Mediterranean.
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India Inc urged to take CSR activities to rural regions

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.
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Time to marry agriculture with nutrition: M S Swaminathan

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.
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ADB to help Nepal restore health of Bagmati river basin

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.
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Theft of natural resources is a new challenge: UNEP

Nov 07, 2013 01:20 PM The UNEP and Interpol assessed impacts of environmental crime on security and development at first high level meeting in Nairobi.
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Scrap coal blocks awarded to Hindalco: Greenpeace

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.
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Caterpillar Foundation and Global Communities engage students for greener earth

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.
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Greenpeace International rejects piracy allegations

Sep 26, 2013 11:55 AM The Greenpeace International ship is currently being held outside the port city of Murmansk in Russia.
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Nagaland hosts summit on mountain development

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.
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