MDG7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability
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]
Sep 06, 2013 01:18 PM
The order came on a petition which alleged that large scale removal of sand from river beds is being carried out without any environment clearance.
[South Asia] [Uttarakhand] [Enviornment] [India]
Sep 05, 2013 06:13 PM
Months of lobbying helped the wildlife department to take over 1400 Kanals of wetland (around 175 acres) in Pampore from the revenue department.
[Wildlife] [South Asia] [Enviornment] [India]