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The plan sets out 28 concrete targets and guidelines for key sectors across the entire lifecycle of chemicals, from production to waste.
Published on Oct 01, 2023 05:58 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Sreelakshmi B
World Environmental Health Day 2023: From theme to history to significance, here's all that you need to know about this special day.
India's population growth poses challenges for sustainability, but architects can contribute through efficient urban planning, preservation, and collaboration.
World Bamboo Day 2023: Here's all you need to know about the date, history, significance and celebration of World Bamboo Day
Published on Sep 17, 2023 04:20 PM IST
, New DelhiZarafshan Shiraz
The California case seeks the creation of an abatement fund to pay for future damages caused by climate disasters in the state.
Published on Sep 16, 2023 01:31 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Nisha Anand
Libya floods: A tsunami-sized flash flood swept through the Libyan port city of Derna Sunday, killing more than 11,000 people. Over 10,000 are feared missing.
Published on Sep 16, 2023 12:47 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Nisha Anand
There is a need for effective multilateralism and hard resources to show solidarity with the vulnerable and commit to the planet
Emperor penguins and global air quality face dire threats due to the climate crisis but commitments made at G20 hold out hope for reducing carbon emissions
Published on Sep 14, 2023 05:48 PM IST
The Forest (Conservation) Amendment Act 2023, enacted by Parliament and notified by Government of India on August 4 deals with land and its resources (forests)
Updated on Sep 14, 2023 01:19 PM IST
A spokesperson of the department of environmental science, technology and climate change informed on Monday that by registering on this portal, NGOs can identify opportunities to amplify their impact on society
On the wider questions about the natural world’s reshaping as a result of globalisation, consumption patterns, demographics, and climate change
Published on Sep 08, 2023 09:54 PM IST
The Union environment ministry formed a permanent “Central Empowered Committee” on environmental issues in response to a Supreme Court order dates August 18
Updated on Sep 07, 2023 04:58 AM IST
, New DelhiJayashree Nandi
Students of Delhi University’s Jesus and Mary College have built a public toilet, using sustainable approach, at Kamla Nagar Police Station in Ajmeri Gate.
The Supreme Court of India has expressed concerns over the release of genetically modified (GM) mustard, saying harm to the environment cannot be reversed. The court refused permission to the government to proceed with the sowing of GM mustard seeds and postponed the hearing until 26 September. A number of petitions have been filed against the environmental release clearance granted to GM mustard hybrid DMH-11. The mustard crop was developed by the Centre for Genetic Manipulation of Crop Plants at Delhi University.
Updated on Aug 30, 2023 12:30 AM IST
Sad news ensues for all eco-soldiers. If you thought you were saving the world by using paper straws, think again. Study shows it could be worse than plastic.
Published on Aug 26, 2023 08:48 PM IST
This article is authored by Mehdi Hussain, doctoral candidate, Centre for South Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Published on Aug 23, 2023 03:44 PM IST
Students picked up the plastic and marked 1 m area around the trees for insect-pest and disease management at PAU campus
Norway and India's bilateral relationship has grown during, despite and after the pandemic through cooperation in areas such as energy and the environment
He said in view of increasing pollution, the department is also holding meetings with district officials concerned to review how to reduce pollution in rivers passing through their districts
Updated on Aug 11, 2023 12:32 AM IST
, AmbalaBhavey Nagpal
The relocation policy announced by the PTR authorities stated that each 18-year-old male member would be considered a single unit or family and would be entitled to either ₹15 lakh in cash or five acres of land. There are 120 families in Kujrum, 90 in Laatu, and 60 in Jaigir villages.
Updated on Aug 10, 2023 09:34 PM IST
, LateharVishal Sharma
The Forest (Conservation) Amendment Act received the President's assent on August 4, and it will come into effect once the Centre notifies it in the gazette
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 09:00 AM IST
Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai has launched a new portal for internships with the Delhi government in the fields of environment and forest. The portal aims to make youth aware of the functioning of the forest and wildlife department and to contribute to the ecological security of Delhi. The government has a plantation target of 5.2 million saplings this year.
The committee meeting, chaired by chairman Satnam Singh Sandhu, recommended strict enforcement of single-use plastic ban, increase of green cover in southern sectors, effective management of parks and public space to prevent the water stagnation
Hundreds of legal and environmental experts have flagged potentially damaging clauses in the bill that might endanger as much as 25% of India’s forest cover.
Updated on Aug 03, 2023 01:25 AM IST
, New DelhiJayashree Nandi
The upper house passed the crucial bill, after a brief debate, amid protests by opposition members and a walk out over the Manipur issue on Wednesday.
The SC received an application from a Uttar Pradesh industrial agency requesting to cut 4087 trees to set up an integrated manufacturing cluster (IMC) at Agra
Updated on Aug 01, 2023 07:23 PM IST
Low waters are becoming more frequent and forcing costly and cumbersome workarounds to keep supply lines open.
Published on Jul 31, 2023 12:29 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Nisha Anand
This comes in the backdrop of the CPCC and the Chandigarh’s municipal corporation chalking out a plan to improve air quality, which has shown high concentration of particulate matter over the years.
Sultan Al Jaber expressed concern that his call last week at the G20 clean energy ministerial meeting in Goa for this is “yet to find expression” in outcomes of the intergovernmental forum
Updated on Jul 28, 2023 12:32 PM IST
Eating a diet that is good for the environment may increase lifespan by 25%, according to a study presented at NUTRITION 2023.
Published on Jul 24, 2023 04:36 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Los Angeles