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By GovernanceToday
In Environment & Ecology
Apr 2nd, 2018
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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 the eve of International Women’s Day, the Government has launched ...
By GovernanceToday
In Environment & Ecology
Mar 29th, 2018
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  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 as sources of water and inevitable human life on earth. Undoubtedly, almost all ancient civilizations flourished around rivers and so named accordingly. In reference to Indian Sub-continent, its physical feature is quite undulating. In fact, the wisdom...
By GovernanceToday
In Environment & Ecology
Jul 12th, 2016
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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 its third year in office, the public research and  advocacy think tank Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), has come up with ...
By GovernanceToday
In Environment & Ecology
Apr 4th, 2016
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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 that depend on these natural resources. Moving forward, it will have substantial consequences for the world’s coa...
By Ritika Bisht
In Environment & Ecology
Mar 11th, 2016
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A recent research conducted by US scientists has revealed that annual growth rate of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) jumped by 3.05 parts per million (ppm) during 2015. This is the largest year-on-year increase in 56 years. Researchers from US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said 2015 was the fourth consecutive year that CO2 grew more than 2 ppm...
By GovernanceToday
In Environment & Ecology
Mar 7th, 2016
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Agrochemical sector in India faces multiple bottlenecks that is hampering the industry’s growth Agrochemical industry has transformed the agricultural landscape in India, benefitting the farming community in terms of better yields and crop performance. It is the onset of the agro chemicals era that helped India graduate from a food deficient to a food surplus country. ...
By Ritika Bisht
In Environment & Ecology
Jan 21st, 2016
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A recent study has revealed that the world’s ocean are warming at a faster rate, with the past two decades accounting for half of the increase in ocean heat content that has occurred since 1865.  The finding was published in the journal Nature Climate Change. According to Peter Gleckler from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in US, “In recent deca...
By GovernanceToday
In Environment & Ecology
Jan 5th, 2016
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The recent Paris agreement on climate change takes important steps in the right direction After two weeks of intense negotiations which often tottered and stalled, nearly two hundred countries culminated the 23 year long negotiations with a mostly legally binding agreement to tackle the menace of climate change. The deal required personal investment from many world lea...
By Anand Mishra
In Cover Story
Dec 13th, 2015
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As the world congregates at Paris to talk climate change, there is a sense of déjà vu among negotiators, governments, environmentalists, scientists, protesters and media (At the time of going for print, the actual negotations were yet to start). Perhaps never in history has a non political talk attracted so much attention and expectation. There is a sense of urgency, a...
By GovernanceToday
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Dec 11th, 2015
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There is something new about New Delhi’s air, it is dangerously toxic even to smell, forget about lungful intake. Each morning, all lanes of a motorway into the capital are chock-full with thousands of echoing lorries with insignias beseeching overtaking drivers to “Horn please.” Every night immeasurable convoys of lorries make way into the heart of Delhi, burping sulp...