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MDG7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability

MDG7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability
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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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Uttarakhand govt asked not to issue sand mining permits

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.
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Fight for flight: Securing wetlands for migratory birds in Kashmir

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.
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Green energy mooted for India to fight climate change

Sep 04, 2013 05:00 PM India will have to adopt a multi-pronged approach spanning sectors to combat climate change, said a senior government official.
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East Indian state to fight poverty through eco-tourism

Sep 03, 2013 01:40 PM The new tourism policy of Bengal lays stress on the development of Eco-tourism- a new way to fight poverty, said Vikaram Sen, a senior bureaucrat.
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Hunting for a sustainable solution for irrigation in India

Sep 03, 2013 01:35 PM Greenpeace has announced a global innovation challenge for sustainable irrigation solution for rural India.
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RBS bags ‘Aaj Tak Care Awards’ for environment

Aug 28, 2013 09:00 AM RBS Foundation India has been recognized for implementing sustainable and community investment themes in India.
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