MDG7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability
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.
[South Asia] [Gender Inequality] [Indian Girls] [Gender Empowerment] [Indian women] [Dalai Lama]
Sep 24, 2014 04:30 PM
Releasing its fourth annual sustainability report in New Delhi on Wednesday, Vodafone India highlighted its social initiatives.
[Indian Girls] [ICTs] [Sustainable development] [South Asia] [Girl education]
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.
[Madhya Pradesh] [Climate Change policy] [South Asia] [India]
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]