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New Delhi :: India | updated 2013-08-08 09:41:58 -0700 | green-news

The Ministry is not aware of any CAG report regarding warning of severe hazards of natural ecology and stabilization of hill slopes in Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers. This was stated by Shrimati Jayanthi Natarajan Minister of State (Independent Charge) for...
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New Delhi :: India | updated 2013-08-08 13:15:53 -0700 | green-news

The environment and forest clearance for various developmental projects, including those in hilly areas in the State of Uttarakhand, are granted after following statutory procedures. The Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2006 as amended from time to time, prescribes the...
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Breaking News: Special Programme for Recovery of Critically Endangered Species
 
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New Delhi :: India | updated 2013-08-08 09:37:17 -0700 | green-news

This Ministry provides financial and technical assistance to the State/Union Territory Governments for protection and conservation of wildlife life and its habitats under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of ‘Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats’, which inter alia includes...
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New Delhi :: India | updated 2013-08-10 14:46:19 -0700 | green-news

During the last few days, various media reports have been highlighting the menace of alleged illegal sand mining in Gautam Budh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh. Illegal mining has serious environmental and ecological repercussions. Pursuant to orders of the Hon’ble Supreme Court...
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New Delhi :: India | updated 2013-08-07 08:31:27 -0700 | green-news

Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Minister Shri Sharad Pawar today informed members of Parliamentary Consultative Committee attached to his ministry that Horticulture Mission for North East and Himalayan States (HMNEH) has helped in increasing the production of fruits and vegetables...
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Breaking News: Rise in Global Temperature
 
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New Delhi :: India | updated 2013-08-05 03:44:10 -0700 | green-news

As per the Second National Communication submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in May, 2012, India’s annual mean temperature showed significant warming trends of 0.560C per 100 years during the period 1901-2007. As per the report,...
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New Delhi :: India | updated 2013-08-05 03:39:42 -0700 | green-news

National River Conservation Plan (NRCP) presently covers 42 rivers in 195 towns spread over 20 States. This was stated by Shrimati Jayanthi Natarajan Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Environment and Forests, in a written reply to a question in...
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New Delhi :: India | updated 2013-08-08 04:48:16 -0700 | green-news

Monitoring of marine pollution through Coastal Ocean Monitoring and Prediction System programme is carried out by Integrated Coastal and Marine Area Management Project Directorate, Chennai, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India. The State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) / Pollution...
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New Delhi :: India | updated 2013-08-05 04:05:24 -0700 | green-news

Two studies on assessment of cumulative impacts of dams in Bhagirathi and Alaknanda Basins have been carried-out by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee and Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun. To review these reports along with other related issues of river...
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New Delhi :: India | updated 2013-08-05 03:31:35 -0700 | green-news

According to the Fourth Assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the Green House Gases (GHG) emissions cause warming and induce many changes in the global climate system with likelihood of causing adverse impacts in various sectors...
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New Delhi :: India | updated 2013-08-03 16:09:55 -0700 | green-news

The Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) struggle in the Narmada Valley is about to complete three decades soon. Adivasis in the mountain ranges of Satpuda and Vindhyas, farmers, labourers, fish-workers and potters in the plains of Nimad have stayed put and...
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New Delhi :: India | updated 2013-12-18 12:41:13 -0800 | green-news

he way a city is designed and planned can have far-reaching implications for the congestion and pollution problems in the city. For example, the urban design of Delhi has led to an increase in travel distances and urban sprawl –...
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New Delhi :: India | updated 2013-07-24 03:04:26 -0700 | green-news

While the Indian government is dreaming big on energy security, a nightmare scenario is unfolding which can shatter all its visions of energy independence – the country’s transport sector is merrily guzzling fuel away. More than 40 per cent of...
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New Delhi :: India | updated 2013-07-23 07:35:24 -0700 | green-news

If there was a last nail required on the coffin of lies of the transgenic industry, it has been hit by the Technically Empowered Committee [TEC] appointed by the Supreme Court of India which has categorically stated that the moratorium...
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Breaking News: Customs seize 10,000 live turtles at Kolkata Airport
 
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Kolkata :: India | updated 2013-07-20 07:22:32 -0700 | green-news

More than 10,000 live turtles were seized from two Indian Citizens at Kolkata Airport by Indian Customs. The turtles were smuggled from China to Singapore. Customs officers at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata seized more than 10,000 live...
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