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Delhi government, Japan province ink agreement in environment

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
Delhi government and Japan's Fukuoka Prefecture on Tuesday signed a cooperation agreement in various sectors including environment and air pollution.... read..
 

Rajnath assures expedited environmental clearance for strategic projects (Lead)

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the government will expedite forest and environmental clearance issues that bog down strategic projects and that relaxations will be obtained to facilitate completion of projects in national interest.... read..
 

Experdited forest, environmental clearance for strategic projects: Rajnath

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 7:45:06 PM IST
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the government will expedite forest and environmental clearance issues that bog down strategic projects and that relaxations will be obtained to facilitate completion of projects in national interest.... read..
 

UN Environment and WHO agree to major collaboration on environmental health risks

Kolkata | Thursday, Jan 11 2018 IST
UN Environment and WHO have agreed a new, wide-ranging collaboration to accelerate action to curb environmental health risks that cause an estimated 12.6 million deaths a year. Head of UN Environment Erik Solheim and Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Directo... read..
 

Himalayan littering leading to brown-bear habit changes (Environmental Feature)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
Large-scale littering in the Himalayas by trekkers and campers have led to Himalayan brown bears -- a critically endangered species close to extinction -- being drawn to human detritus and losing their natural abilities to hunt. Conservationists say such ... read..
 

UN action set to revive Kenyan lake around which flowers bloom (Environment Feature)

Naivasha (Kenya) |Monday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
The Naivasha wetlands, nestled amidst the volcanic mountains of Kenya's Great Rift Valley, are dying a slow death. Concerned at the impending ecological crisis, United Nations Environment stepped in to initiate a five-year Freshwater Strategy, part of its... read..
 

Kutch in the monsoon: A must-visit destination (Environmental Feature) (With Images)

Bhuj |Friday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
White, fluffy clouds hanging low over green hills, little pools of still water teeming with migratory birds and an omnipresent cool breeze -- the semi-arid region of Kutch in Gujarat transforms into a completely different avatar during the monsoon.... read..
 
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