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‘Indian nuclear facilities safe’


June 30th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) The Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) has initiated a safety review of India's nuclear power stations in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster in Japan and all ... Read more...

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Climate change pushing back Arctic coastline


April 18th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Climate change and increased erosion are pushing back the Arctic coastline by half a metre every year.This implies substantial changes for Arctic ecosystems near the coast ... Read more...

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No new projects in high erosion coastal zones: Ramesh


December 29th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) No new infrastructure projects will be allowed in the high erosion coastal zone in the country, Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh said Wednesday.Ramesh said that the ... Read more...

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Environment ministry notice to demolish Adarsh highrise (Lead)


November 12th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The environment ministry Friday issued a show cause notice to Mumbai's scam-hit Adarsh housing society for "unambiguously" violating coastal regulation zone (CRZ) laws and asked why it ... Read more...

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India should focus on domestic climate change: Ramesh


November 12th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday said that India's approach on climate change has been unduly influenced by international negotiations and the country needs to focus on the ... Read more...

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POSCO project was cleared on flawed data, says research group


October 20th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) An international research group Wednesday questioned the very need of the South Korean steel major POSCO's $12 billion project in Orissa, saying it was cleared by the ... Read more...

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Panel probing POSCO divided, submits two reports (Lead)


October 18th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Uncertainty over the future of South Korean steel major POSCO's $12 billion project in Orissa continued Monday with the environment panel, probing violation of laws, submitting two ... Read more...

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Environment panel submits separate reports on POSCO


October 18th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The environment panel probing violation of laws by South Korean steel major POSCO's $12 billion project in Orissa Monday submitted to the environment ministry two seperate reports ... Read more...

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Coastal zone norms may harm tourism


October 15th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) The centre's coastal regulatory zone (CRZ) draft notification could affect the tourism prospect of Maharashtra and Karnataka, tourism officials here said Friday.Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) Managing Director ... Read more...

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Environment panel to submit POSCO report Oct 11


September 27th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday said the panel probing violation of laws by South Korean steel major POSCO's $12 billion project in Orissa will submit its report ... Read more...

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Scope of central panel probing violations by POSCO widened


August 30th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The central environment ministry has decided to widen the scope of an investigation panel probing violation of laws by South Korean steel major POSCO's $12 billion project ... Read more...

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Kerala theme park ordered shut after opposition attack


July 19th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) Kerala's Congress-led opposition Monday raised the issue of a controversial mangrove theme park at Kannur and staged a walkout in the assembly, prompting the government to hastily ... Read more...

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80 percent of Aussies threatened by rising sea levels


October 28th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 28 (ANI): A new report has said that Australians may have to leave coastal areas as rising sea levels threaten homes, with the situation seeming more worrisome as 80 percent ... Read more...

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Climate-change adaptation to cost $75-90 bn: World Bank


September 30th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Sep 30 (DPA) Climate-change adaptation is likely to cost developing countries $75-90 billion annually from 2010 to 2050, according to a study released Wednesday by the World Bank. Based on an assumption ... Read more...

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Identifying archaeological sites most at risk from climate change along England’s coast


July 9th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): A new study is going to determine the archaeological sites along the coast of England which are most at risk from the impacts of climate change.The effects of ... Read more...

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Climate change costs India over 2.6 percent of GDP: Economic Survey


July 2nd, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) India is now spending over 2.6 percent of its gross domestic product to adapt to climate change, says the country's annual Economic Survey, tabled in parliament Thursday ... Read more...

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Melting ice could lead to massive waves of climate refugees


June 4th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): If the Greenland ice sheet were to melt, it would raise sea level 7 meters, leading to massive waves of climate refugees.According to a report in Environmental News ... Read more...

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Sediments deposited in oceans by major Arctic rivers hold clues to future global climate


May 19th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has suggested that sediments deposited in the ocean by major Arctic rivers may hold clues to understand how Earth's climate will change in the next ... Read more...

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Two LTTE leaders surrender, over 100,000 flee war zone (Intro Roundup)


April 22nd, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) Two Tamil Tiger leaders surrendered to the Sri Lankan military as the mass of distraught Tamil civilians fleeing the war zone crossed the 100,000 figure Wednesday, the authorities ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi asks PM to defer Coastal Zone notification


September 27th, 2008 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Sept 27 (ANI): Following apprehensions by fishermen regarding their livelihood, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Saturday asked Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to defer the Coastal Management Zone ... Read more...

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Mallika Sherawat’s ‘hut’ near Kovalam beach gets ready


August 28th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 28 (IANS) Bollywood's hot and happening actress Mallika Sherawat's dream hut is being built at Vizhinjam near the well-known Kovalam beach in Kerala.G. Shankar, the chief of Habitat Technology Group ... Read more...

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Russia launching missile to put Thai satellite into orbit


August 5th, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, Aug 5 (RIA Novosti) Russia will launch a converted RS-20 Voyevoda intercontinental ballistic missile to put a Thai earth observation satellite into orbit Wednesday, the Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) has ... Read more...

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Construction work stomps over Kanyakumari’s ecological heritage


April 24th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by admin
Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu), April 24 (IANS) Environmentalists are crying foul over construction activity on land acquired by a hotelier along the biodiversity-rich Kanyakumari coast, located at the southern tip of India. While ... Read more...

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Climate change might leave 120 million Indian and Bangladeshi people homeless


March 26th, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by admin
London, March 26 (ANI): A new report has determined that increasing climate change could lead to a major human crisis for South Asia, with more than 120 million people from India ... Read more...

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Greenpeace to launch anti-climate change campaign in India


March 25th, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Global environmental NGO Greenpeace will launch 'Blue Alert', a campaign in the coastal belts of India to make people aware of the impending dangers of global warming. The ... Read more...

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