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The Planet Earth in a Plastic Soup

On the occasion of World Environment Day, it is vital to focus on the challenge posed by plastic and how to combat it

Widespread use of plastics, unsustainable ways of disposal of plastic waste and their abilities to resist degradation in the natural environment have made plastic the most dreaded product on the Earth(PTI)
Published on Jun 07, 2023 05:56 PM IST

Forest dept replants mangroves in Vashi on two hectares

The plantation was done in the mangrove belts adjacent to Vashi Railway station and sector 36 adjacent to the Kamothe highway. The resident activists, volunteers and organisations were invited to participate in the process to regenerate mangroves in areas that were earlier encroached upon

Forest dept replants mangroves in Vashi on two hectares
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 09:53 PM IST

To push for environmental conservation, AKTU connects founders of green startups with policymakers of U.P. govt

In a unique initiative, five startups were shortlisted to pitch their sustainability startup products and services during the programme.

World Environment Day programme held at AKTU. (HT File)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 04:37 PM IST

Chandigarh’s GCG-11 wins best environment society award

On the occasion, the administrator appreciated the efforts of the Chandigarh administration in organising over 6,800 action events and 4,000 awareness events from May 5 to June 5 as part of Mission LiFE (Lifestyle for Environment)

Punjab governor and UT administrator Banwarilal Purohit presenting the award to the principal of Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Sector 11, during the state-level function organised to commemorate World Environment Day at Tagore Theatre in Chandigarh on Monday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 02:02 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

People’s environment movements from across Konkan find common cause

The occasion was also used to vent frustrations against national policies which pose adverse consequences for locals in the Konkan, particularly adivasis, farmers and fishermen. For example, it was earlier mandatory to obtain consent of the regional gram sabha prior to diversion of forest land for a project

Mumbai, India - June 05, 2023: Citizens attend a public meeting organised by Civil Society and Environmental groups with the aim to save lives and livelihoods, save environment and to denounce destructive development, on the occasion of World Environment Day, at Mumbai Marathi Patrakar Sangh, Azad Maidan, in Mumbai, India, on Monday, June 05, 2023. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo) (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 12:51 AM IST
ByPrayag Arora-Desai
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