Monday, July 13, 2020

Environment & Ecology

Gretathunbergae : A newly discovered species of land snail

Scientists in the Netherlands have named a species of snail discovered in Brunei after Sweden's climate activist Greta Thunberg. Cresspedotropis gratathonberge (Craspedotropis gretathunbergae) is a newly discovered species of land snail. This snail is known to be...

7 Indians in the list of World’s 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy for 2019.

Apolitical, a peer to peer learning platform for governments has released the list of World’s 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy for 2019. The list celebrates politicians, civil servants, academics and activists who have contributed immensely towards raising awareness...

SAIL launches Smart Garbage Bins. Can it be a milestone for SWACH BHARAT ABHIYAN?

Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) has launched smart garbage bins made of stainless steel which integrates technology for smart waste management. (IOT) These Smart Garbage Bins will send signals to the garbage collection...

Good Governance on Otter in Uttar Pradesh: Census started

Uttar Pradesh for the first time has undertaken a census of otters in protected areas of the state. India is home to 3 of the 13 species of otters found worldwide. These are

AstroSet Identified new group of Star in the Globular Cluster NGC 2808.

Astronomers from Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai have identified a new population of ultraviolet stars in the globular cluster NGC 2808 using the Indian multi-wavelength space observatory AstroSat, launched in September 2015. AstroSat is India’s dedicated multi-wavelength space observatory which...

Five Nation Sign Declaration on Asian Rhinos

India,Bhutan, Nepal, Indonesia and Malaysia have signed the New Delhi Declaration on Asian Rhinos 2019 declaration for the conservation and protection of the species at the Second Asian Rhino Range Countries meet Organised by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in collaboration with Asian...

Government Launches Biodegradable Sanitary Napkins, Priced at Rs 2.50 Per Pad

Realising  PM Modi’s vision of Affordable Healthcare Government Launches Biodegradable Sanitary Napkins, Priced at Rs 2.50 Per Pad (Archana Sherry) S+S+S = Enables Women (Suvidha) increase Hygiene (Swasthya) without harming Nature (Swachhta)  A very good news for the people from the Government! On...

Dying Water Bodies is A Suicidal Trend

  D Y I N G    W A T E R    B O D I E S  I S   A   S U I C I D A L   T R E N D    We have always looked up rivers...

Two years of environmental governance

Although the Narendra Modi government has done well on pollution standards and monitoring, it needs to do much more on green clearances, forestry and its flagship schemes on sanitation, and the Ganga As the BJP-led NDA government embarks on...

Bracing for the impact

The country must prepare to face the near definite rise in sea levels Climate change is negatively affecting the health, function and productivity of coastal ecosystems, thus impacting the health and welfare of coastal communities and the billions of people...
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Kochi Smart City Command Centre equipped with Delta Video wall Solutions goes Live

Delta, a leading provider of video wall solutions, successfully set up a large-scale Video wall for Kochi Smart City in its Integrated Command Control...

Ozonetel Launches CloudAgentMobile AppFor Call Center Agents

Ozonetel, India’s leading provider of on-demand cloud communication/telephony solutions today announced the launch of all-new CloudAgent Mobile Application. With the launch of this virtual...

Kerala brings ordinance to defer Government employees’ salary

In the wake of the financial crisis created by the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Kerala government had decided to defer the payment...

Kerala announces Rs. 3,000 crores agriculture revival package

In a bid to ensure food security and employment generation, Kerala today announced a Rs. 3,000 crores package for the revival of the agriculture...