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Govt clears 222 eco-sensitive zones to safeguard wildlife

Environment and Forest and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar has said National Forest Policy is being revised to improve forest quality with participation of tribals and forest dwellers.Briefing media on achievements of his Ministry in one year of NDA ... News on Air, 2 months ago
Financial Express

Modi govt's 'Green Fund' to change 96,000 km of national highway into green corridor

NEW DELHI: The government is planning to create a "Green Highways Fund" under its ambitious policy to transform India's 96,000 km network of National Highways under which it will be mandatory to set aside 1 per cent of the total road project cost for ...
 Economic Times2 days ago 1 Per cent of road cost to be used for plantation  Asian Age1 day ago Green Fund to transform 96,000 km NHs into green Corridor  Financial Express2 days ago Government plans to go green on highways  Business Today India1 day ago
Millennium Post

20.8 per cent green cover due to plantation: HC

Forest cover in the national capital increased from six per cent in 1999 to 20.8 per cent in 2013 mainly due to plantation activity carried out in non-forest areas, the city government has told the Delhi High Court. The government has also told ...
 The Statesman2 weeks ago 20.8 % green cover in Delhi due to plantation: High Court told  Millennium Post1 week ago

Narendra Modi pitches for stronger ties with Pacific island nations

New Delhi: Adding a new dimension to its Act East policy of forging strong ties with South-east Asian countries, India on Friday offered a hand of partnership and friendship to 14 Pacific island countries, including Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Tonga and ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago

Road transport ministry's policy on greener highways open to views

Road sides and medians will look greener if the ministry of road transport and highways, in its quest for eco-friendly national highways, gets citizens, farmers, NGOs, private sector, institutions, government agencies and the forest department to chip in.
 Times of India1 month ago

Sand Minig: Centre mulls sustainable policy

With sand mining being a contentious issue in many states, the Centre has said that it will soon unveil a national policy on “sustainable” sand mining. The Centre said that the policy will aim to ensure that the ecology of rivers is maintained, besides ...
 Asian Age2 months ago

Govt to come out with sustainable sand mining policy:Javadekar

Forests Prakash Javadekar said the policy, a draft notification of which is expected to be out in next two weeks, aims at making major mining and other such practices more sustainable to ensure ecology of rivers was maintained while sand was also available.
 Business Standard2 months ago Government to come out with sustainable sand mining policy: Prakash Javadekar  Economic Times2 months ago Sustainable sand mining policy soon: Prakash Javadekar  Economic Times2 months ago

Early snowmelt on the Rockies threatens Arizona's water supply

ARAPAHO NATIONAL FOREST, Colo. —The Colorado River's retreat is conspicuous on the high peaks. The whiter the mountains on the horizon, the better the outlook. The darker, the drearier. And it has been a long time since spring in the Rocky ...
 AZCentral.com2 weeks ago
Oman Observer

Turkey nationalists reject minority govt

A grouse sits on Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's head as he visits a facility of the Forest and Water Management Ministry in Rize, Turkey. — Reuters ANKARA — Turkey's nationalist opposition made clear on Friday it would not roll over and ...
 Oman Observer3 weeks ago Turkish nationalists reject minority government in blow to Erdogan  Sharenet3 weeks ago
Public Radio International

Using forest fires to prevent forest fires

The United States has a basic and intuitive policy when it comes to forest fires: put them out, and put them out as quickly as possible. This policy of fire suppression is one the US has followed for over a century. Some scientists, however, are ...
 Public Radio International4 days ago Can we learn to handle the heat of forest fires? |  Sightline Daily3 days ago As California fires rage, the Forest Service sounds the alarm about sharply rising wildfire costs  Washington Post1 month ago
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