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  • Thursday, May, 2018| Today's Market | Current Time: 05:30:37
  • Holding businesses accountable for plastic pollution: Clean-up and brand audits take place in key cities in India

    Mumbai  : As a lead-up to World Environment Day on June 5, environmental justice  groups are launching today an unprecedented coordinated waste  and brand audits in key cities in India. Happening from May 16 to May 30 in the cities of Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, Chennai, and Bengaluru along with various cities in Goa, Kerala, and […]

    Environment Minister launches plantation drive to mark Van Mahotsav

    Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today launched a month-long plantation

    Sunderbans goes hi-tech to keep infiltrators, smugglers at bay

    Infra Ray Pillars and Smart Sensors to be installed at the riverine border

    Kotak Mahindra Bank Celebrates World Environment Day by planting 10,000 trees across India

    Kotak Mahindra Bank announced the launch of ‘811 – Upload a Tree’ initiative wherein the Bank

    Koala Clancy takes over Visit Victoria’s Indian Twitter account this #WildKoalaDay

    On the 3rd of May, the Koala Clancy foundation declared the day as the inaugural National Wild Koala Day. Celebrating #WildKoalaDay, Visit Victoria’s Twitter account was taken over by the spokeskoala of wild koalas in Melbourne- Koala Clancy, the most famous wild Koala in the world. Clancy, who has a charity named after him, interacted […]

    Canadian conservationist warns of “cyber poaching”

    Photographers, poachers and eco-tour operators are in the crosshairs of a Canadian conservationist who warns that tracking tags are being hacked and misused to harass and hunt endangered animals. Steven Cooke, a biology professor at Carleton University in Ottawa, says that the very tools used by scientists to study and protect animals and fish are […]

    India’s only volcano active again

    Andaman: The country’s only active volcano located in the remotest Barren Island in Andaman has begun spewing smoke and lava again. A team of scientists led by Dr Abhay V Mudholkar from National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, reported that the volcano is active. The Barren Island volcano, located 140-km north-east of Port Blair, dormant for […]

    Kerala: A group launches helpline number for waste management

    Thiruvananthapuram: In Kerala, Thanal, a city-based group in Thiruvananthapuram has launched a helpline for providing technical support in treating organic waste and managing non-biodegradable solid wastes. The helpline 94001 47150 will provide information and guidance for composting kitchen waste, terrace farming, organic farming, and pest/fungi control by organic means. Free demonstration and technical guidance on […]

    Capital First rallies to raise awareness about air pollution in Delhi

    ​New Delhi: The national capital is facing the worst smog in 17 years, according to the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). The AQI index in Delhi hovered in the range of 376-450 on normal days, whereas the prescribed norms for any city are 50-100 units.  Thus, on any given day, the air is 4-5 […]