Category: Environment

  Sustainable Blue Economy Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya The first global Sustainable Blue Economy Conference will be held in Nairobi, Kenya from Nov. 26 to 28 and is being co-hosted with Canada and Japan. Over 13,000 participants from around Read more…

  RIMES terms Titli cyclone ‘rarest of rare’ The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) for Africa and Asia, a 45-nation international organisation on disaster warning, has termed ‘Titli’, the severe cyclonic storm that devastated Odisha in October, as Read more…

  SSB to patrol Dudhwa tiger reserve Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR) and Sashastra Sima Bal (SSB) have joined hands to provide full proof security to Dudhwa forests and its rich wildlife. “A consensus was reached among all security agencies including Read more…

  PM Modi lays foundation stone of gas distribution projects Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone marking the commencement of work for City Gas Distribution projects awarded under the 9th CGD bidding rounds. The foundation stone laying of Read more…

  CCEA approves Atmosphere & Climate Research-Modelling Observing Systems & Services (ACROSS) scheme The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved continuation of the nine sub-schemes of the umbrella scheme “Atmosphere & Read more…

  WCCB wins Asia Environment Enforcement Awards for combating trans-boundary environmental crime The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) has been selected among the winners of the Asia Environment Enforcement Awards for its work in combating trans-boundary environmental crime, Union Environment Read more…

  27th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change held in New Delhi The 27th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change was held in New Delhi, India, on 19-20 November 2018. The meeting was chaired by H.E. Dr Harsh Vardhan, Minister Read more…

  All North Eastern States commit to declaring ODF by December 2018 Image Source: Free Press Kashmir A regional review meeting of the North Eastern States was held in Guwahati, Assam, today. The workshop comprised discussions on sustaining Open Defecation Read more…

  Palau becomes first country to ban sunscreen to save coral reefs For a coral reef, a tiny amount of sunscreen–the equivalent of a drop of water in 6.5 Olympic-sized swimming pools–can be deadly. In the Pacific island nation of Read more…

    CSIR labs develop ‘green’ crackers CSIR scientists have developed Less Polluting Firecrackers which are not only environment friendly but 15-20 % cheaper than the conventional ones These crackers have been named as safe water releaser (SWAS), safe minimal Read more…

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