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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
APIIC ties up with Germany-based GIZ for technical assistance. But, it has a poor ambience, thanks to absence of greenery and bad road conditions. As a result, those who pass through this ‘concrete jungle’ are facing the ill-effects of pollution.
More on economics (conservation) AND: afforestation
, economy, business and finance
, environmental issues
Sunday, December 29, 2013
Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday described the Gadgil panel report on the Western Ghats as the “roadmap” for conservation of the ecologically-sensitive hills and hoped it c...
More on economics (conservation) AND: conservation
, habitat (conservation)
Monday, November 4, 2013
Two alumni of IIT-Madras have come up with solutions for energy requirements for domestic and commercial purposes. R. Ramarathnam and S. Ram Krishnan have shown by example that by tapping the sun’...
More on economics (conservation) AND: Chennai
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August 16, 2013
President Rafael Correa said on Thursday that he has abandoned a unique and ambitious plan to persuade rich countries to pay Ecuador not to drill for oil in a pristine Amazon rainforest preserve.
February 11, 2013
The “Love Green Club” at the Cochin Refineries School, Ambalamugal, Kochi, Kerala works for the harmonious coexistence with nature and conservation of energy. They have an ongoing project ca...
October 16, 2012
The Supreme Court-appointed Central Empowered Committee (CEC) has recommended the formation of a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to implement the Environment Conservation Plan (ECP) in the three min...
June 5, 2011
Investing an additional $40 billion annually in the forestry sector can halve deforestation rates by 2030, increase rates of tree planting by about 140 per cent by the year 2050, and catalyse the c...
October 21, 2010
Homo sapiens may not have been responsible for the five distinct spasms of extinctions in geological time that began an estimated 440 million years ago, but humans are centrally implicated in the o...
June 22, 2010
Kozhikode has too much to offer for the visitors provided the city preserves its rich heritage with deserving importance, Debashish Nayak, architect and advisor of the Heritage Plan of Ahmadabad M...
May 3, 2010
Dwindling frog populations in cities are a wake-up call to save their habitat »
February 18, 2010
Top scientists and policymakers from leading national and international institutes on Wednesday issued a declaration calling on all nations to prioritise conservation of the earth's multitud...
September 25, 2009
Humanity went into debt on Friday, having used up all that the earth’s natural systems can produce this year, according to data from Global Footprint Network (GFN), a research organisa...
May 16, 2013
‘Olive Ridley turtles, horseshoe are facing a threat due to lack of enforcement of laws’
February 6, 2013
Environmentalists under the banner of the Western Ghats Protection Council has said there is a concerted move in Idukki district to limit the debate on the environmental crisis to the Madhav Gadgi...
June 17, 2011
Two Indian firms have won the prestigious Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy, considered as the “Green Oscar“.
A cash prize of 20,000 pounds each was also given to them a...
May 30, 2011
Harnessing solar power is now an economic imperative for Asia and no longer just an environmental issue, the vice president of the Asian Development Bank said Monday.
August 2, 2010
Plants and animals play an important role in cities »
May 11, 2010
The “alarming” rate at which species are being lost could have a severe effect on humanity, conservationists warned on Monday. Targets set eight years ago by governments to reduce biodi...
March 23, 2010
A reliable measure of just how endangered the natural environment is in an era of fast-paced economic development is necessary to advance conservation goals. A recent research report on the...
December 23, 2009
Rising electricity bills and the need to save power have prompted an increasing number of consumers all over the country to go in for solar products, which has seen a 25 to 30 per cent growt...
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Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the subcontinent, as they made an impassioned plea to globalise compassion.