Environment & Ecology

By GovernanceToday
In Environment & Ecology
Mar 26th, 2019
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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 and bringing change for the cause of environment and climate. Shri Piyush Goyal,Union Minis...
By GovernanceToday
In Environment & Ecology
Mar 20th, 2019
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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 vehicle about the fill-up position of the bin. Provides for better cleaning and lower human intervention. It made up of SAIL SALEM stainless steel w...
By GovernanceToday
In Environment & Ecology
Mar 20th, 2019
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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 Eurasian Otter (Lutra lutra) – IUCN status: Near Threatened. Smooth-coated Otter (Lutra perspicillata) – IUCN status: Vulnerable Small-clawed Otter (Aonyx cinereus) – IUCN status: Vulnerable T...
By GovernanceToday
In Environment & Ecology
Mar 13th, 2019
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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 endeavors for a more detailed understanding of our universe. ASTROSAT observ...
By GovernanceToday
In Environment & Ecology
Mar 6th, 2019
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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 Rhino Specialist Group, WWF- India and Aaranyak. On the occasi...
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...