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UN hails Indonesia's initiative to save peatlands

United Nations Environment Programme chief Erik Solheim has hailed Indonesia's efforts to become a leader in environmental sustainability, especially conserving peatlands, on his first official visit to the country.Solheim here on Thursday met government ... Prokerala, 2 months ago

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Iraqi sheep, locals, environment suffer Islamic State oil fires

By Girish Gupta QAYYARA, Iraq (Reuters) - Shepherds herd blackened flocks through the Iraqi desert. Locals cough and wheeze under vast clouds of smoke, and NASA images show oil threatening to encroach on the Tigris River, a major water source. Lit by Islamic ...
 Sify1 month ago
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FULL TEXT of PM's address to the nation

My fellow citizens, In a few hours, we will be ushering in the new year of 2017. 125 crore Indians will join the rest of the world, in welcoming it with new hope, new energy and new dreams. Since Diwali, our nation has been witness to a historic rite of purification. The patience, discipline, and resolve displayed by 125 crore Indians, will play a critical role in shaping the future of the nation for years to come. In God’s creation, humans are endowed with fundamental goodness. With ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Full text: PM's address to the nation on New Year's Eve  Sify1 month ago

28 facilities chosen for medical waste disposal

Twenty-eight healthcare facilities in the state have been chosen for the implementation of "Environmentally Sound Management of Medical Wastes in India" programme which aims at streamlining the management and disposal of biomedical waste. The project was ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Tackling pollution, investing in renewables will help India's economy: UNEP chief Erik Solheim

India has some of the most polluted cities in the world. It also needs to create jobs. So it is not rocket science to figure out that tackling pollution and shifting investment towards renewables will help India's economy. For this, the Indian government ...
 Business Standard22 hours ago

Your old computer can educate a child thanks to them

Raghav tells Rediff.com's Shobha Warrier how he and his cousin Mukund co-founded Renew IT, which refurbishes discarded computers and makes them affordable for the poor in rural India. IMAGE: Renew IT gives refurbished computers to registered NGOs and educational institutions at a subsidised price.It also helps them set up training institutes and BPOs in rural areas and computer labs in government schools.Photograph: Kind courtesy Renew IT Raghav, 33, and his cousin Mukund, 35, were born into a ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Saving biodiversity in our backyards

Where are house sparrows these days? They have just become extinct!" is a common rhetoric we hear in the cities. Yet, it is impossible to scientifically assert that they are dwindling in numbers, since there has not been any systematic observation or data ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

'Development is measured only with GDP in India'

George Beals Schaller, mammalogist, biologist, conservationist and vice president of Panthera Corporation had visited Chikkamagaluru recently as a part of his tour to India. George has studied the wildlife in several reserve forests and national parks and was ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Interpol's new project targets African-Asian wildlife crime link

Kathmandu, Jan 20 (IANS) A new project to identify and dismantle the organised crime networks making billions of dollars in illicit profits behind wildlife trafficking between Africa and Asia has been launched by Interpol. The decision was taken in Kathmandu ...
 Sify1 month ago
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Global Markets Continue to Remain Buoyant

Posted by Equitymaster Global markets remained upbeat in the week gone by with a majority of the indices ending in the positive territory. Brazil was the biggest gainer up 3.2% for the week on the back of recovery in oil and commodity prices that will aid in ...
 Equitymaster.com1 month ago
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