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Government amends 30-year-old forest policy to focus on climat...

The Union Environment Ministry has come up with a new forest policy that focuses on climate change mitigation and reducing threats like wild fires, encroachment and man-animal conflict.The draft National Forest Policy 2018 -- which aims to replace a ... Prokerala, 1 week ago

Min bodies to draft policy on human-wildlife conflict

The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL), in its last meeting on January 25, deliberated on a host of policy issues and formed two committees to draw up a policy framework to prevent human-wildlife conflict. It also discussed conservation of wildlife outside ...
 DNA1 month ago

Karnataka records 2nd highest growth in forest

Karnataka records Indias second highest growth in forest cover in the last two years, signalling conservation success within and outside protected forests, says the latest India State of Forest Report released here on Monday. In 2017, the states overall ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

'At least 100 tonnes of gold can be mined a year in India'

While the gold policy covers every aspect, from sourcing gold to trading and investing in it, experts assert that the policy is incomplete if mining of gold in India isn't promoted. The issue of gold mining has made it to the policy makers’ table for the first time.   The reason, according to sources, is that Department of Economic Affairs is considering a proposal to promote domestic gold mining as part of the comprehensive gold policy that is being finalised. It could not be ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'If we make proper choices, we'll be a great nation'

'If not, we can become frighteningly chaotic, more chaotic than what we are today.''In today's environment in the country, we still have a window of opportunity.' Dr Baldev Raj, director of the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru, passed away suddenly on Saturday, January 6. Dr Raj -- (April 9, 1947-January 6, 2018), a former director of the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam -- was in Pune to attend a meeting at the Centre for Materials for Electronics ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Will continue to resist any "diversion" from Left policies:CPI

Thiruvananthapuram: The CPI in Kerala, which has always aired its views on contentious issues, today maintained that it would continue to "resist" any "diversion" by the ruling CPI(M)-led LDF from fundamental Left policies. However, the partys criticisms were ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago

Don't define yourself by religion or caste, but by your passion: Justin Trudeau to India's youth

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s trip to India may have had more than its share of controversies but that hasn't harmed his exuberance. On Saturday, he wooed the youth by speaking at the United Nations Youth Changemakers Conclave (UNYCC) 2018 in ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago

What will happen to this beautiful blue planet?

Is this beautiful world fighting for its very existence? Will the coming generations be in a position to enjoy every element of nature? Are we constrained to live in a highly polluted environment? Have the sources of our water run dry and have the sources ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago

Are India’s poor being forcibly evicted because of Modi’s ‘Smart Cities’ project?

With an average of 150 “illegal” homes being destroyed by the government and its agencies daily, the issue of forced eviction and displacement has become a national crisis warranting immediate remedial measures. According to a study by advocacy ...
 catchnews.com3 weeks ago

Impacts of renewable energy projects

Globally, installed renewable power capacity has steadily increased from 820 GW in 2006 to 2,017 GW in 2016 at the rate of 8% annually, and is slated for further growth. Various countries are increasingly announcing national and sub-national policy ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
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