coastal zone management

Goa government cozying up to 5-star hotel lobby: Shack operators


September 17th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) Operators of thatched beach shacks, which are among the most regular features on Goan beaches, claim to be under assault from the Goa government and accuse ... Read more...

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Coral atlas of Gujarat released


May 1st, 2011 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 30, (IANS) A comprehensive coral atlas of Gujarat was released here Saturday by state Forest Minister Mangubhai Patel.The second publication brought out by the Gujarat Ecology Commission (GEC), ... Read more...

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Joint marine research for Indian, Chinese institutes


April 29th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 29 (IANS) Two top Indian and Chinese marine institutes have signed a pact for joint research in mari-culture, coastal zone management and marine biology, says the Goa-based National ... Read more...

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Fresh wave of oily tar balls layer Goa beaches


April 19th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 19 (IANS) A fresh wave of tar balls have reappeared on Goa's beaches, layering the sand with oily streaks.The problem is back, more than six months after tar ... Read more...

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Chennai eco park’s opening by PM gets red signal


December 30th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) The inauguration of the Adyar Eco Park or Adyar Poonga in Tamil Nadu by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not happen Jan 3 - the project has ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan panel to decide on Kochi Cricket Stadium


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 22 (IANS) A committee chaired by Chief Minister V.S.Achuthanandan will decide the fate of the cricket stadium in KOchi, which has run into environmental problems.The union environment and forests ministry ... Read more...

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Kerala cricketers get green notice for felling mangroves


December 21st, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The union environment and forests ministry Tuesday issued notice to the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) for destroying mangroves in Ernakulam district to construct a cricket stadium. According ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Demolition of Adarsh housing society an option: Jairam Ramesh


November 2nd, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said that it appears that Mumbai's controversial Adarsh housing society had violated environmental laws and demolition of the building was one of ... Read more...

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Orissa takes steps to conserve its coastline


October 1st, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirBhubaneswar/Puri, Oct 1 (ANI): Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced plans to initiate an Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project (ICZMP) in his State.Patnaik revealed aspects of theproject at a seminar ... Read more...

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Protect biodiversity, tap resources: Jairam


September 15th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh Wednesday stressed the need to strike a balance between protecting biodiversity and tapping resources. Inaugurating the Society of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Curbs imposed on Kerala eco-tourism project


July 14th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The ministry of environment and forests has halted all activities related to the construction of a mangrove theme park in Kerala's Kannur district due to fears of ... Read more...

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Coastal zone management project initiated


July 7th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dandi (Gujarat), July 7 (IANS) A Rs.1,200-crore project for integrated coastal zone management has been initiated for the first time in the country, with Gujarat, West Bengal and Orissa getting the lion's ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India to study impact of global warming on coastal areas


May 12th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) India Wednesday said it would initiate "hazard mapping" across its coastline to study the impact of global warming and assist in protecting coastal communities and infrastructure. The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Environment ministry puts on hold Vedanta varsity in Orissa


May 11th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The environment ministry Tuesday put on hold construction of the Rs.150 billion Vedanta University in Orissa by the Anil Agarwal Foundation following complaints of irregularities. The ministry ... Read more...

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Bhutan SAARC declaration for working together to tackle climate change


April 30th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Thimphu (Bhutan) April 30 (ANI): With South Asia prone to the ill-effects of climate change, leaders attending the 16th SAARC Summit, which ended here on Thursday, have decided to tackle the issue ... Read more...

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Orissa to build 164 cyclone shelters by March 2011


April 29th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 29 (IANS) Orissa has decided to built about 164 new cyclone shelters by March next year as a part of its cyclone and flood risk mitigation measures, an official said ... Read more...

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SAARC leaders meet to project ‘green and happy South Asia’


April 28th, 2010 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Thimphu, April 28 (IANS) Heads of eight South Asian countries, including Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, will on Wednesday seek a joint initiative to tackle climate change threats and ... Read more...

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Idyllic Thimphu hosts SAARC for first time


April 27th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Thimphu, April 27 (IANS) This tiny Himalayan nation with its idyllic beauty and natural simplicity of its people is all set to host for the first time the 16th SAARC ... Read more...

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SAARC to sign pacts on environment, trade


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) In its silver jubilee year, the eight-nation South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) will focus on climate change and sign two pacts on environment and ... Read more...

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Agreements on environment and trade in services to be signed at Bhutan SAARC summit: Rao


April 22nd, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 22 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Thursday said that the next week's 16th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit will witness signing of two important ... Read more...

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Paradip port’s new berth faces clearance delay


April 17th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 17 (IANS) The construction of a new deep draught iron ore berth at Paradip port in Orissa is facing a delay as the state government has not yet granted ... Read more...

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India initiates project to study impact of global warming


March 25th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) India Thursday announced that it would initiate "hazard mapping" across its 7,500 km long coastline to study the impact of global warming and assist in protecting coastal ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India to spend Rs 200 crore for tiger conservation: Jairam Ramesh


January 13th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sunderbans (West Bengal), Jan 13(ANI): Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh said that India will spend around Rs 200 crore over the next five years for the development ... Read more...

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Two hot Goa night clubs to be demolished


November 6th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 6 (IANS) The Goa coastal zone management authority (GCZMA) has ordered the partial demolition of arguably the state's most popular night spots -- Club Tito's and Mambos -- for violating ... Read more...

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India to set up weather stations in Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan


October 20th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India will set up 50 weather stations in Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan to measure and monitor variations in climate, it was decided at the eighth meeting of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mafia hunting for Russian owner of Goa resort: Lawyer


October 6th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 6 (IANS) The Russian mafia is hunting for the owner of a coastal resort in Goa, which is on the state government's demolition list for alleged CRZ (coastal regulation zone) ... Read more...

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Goa’s illegal resort stands as Russian owners go missing


September 26th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 26 (IANS) The Goa government has been "unable" to execute the order of demolition of an illegal hotel resort for nearly nine months now as the Russian owners of the ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu objects to new coastal laws draft


July 19th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) The central government's attempt to replace the Coastal Regulation Zone laws, 1991 with a set of new laws has come up against a slew of objections from the ... Read more...

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Fishermen step up protests against new coastal law


June 22nd, 2008 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) With the environment ministry's deadline for raising objections to the draft of a new proposed coastal law drawing near, fishermen are stepping up their protests to the changes ... Read more...

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CII seeks consultation on new coastal laws


June 21st, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian industry (CII) has called for consultations on the proposed draft of the new costal law that has drawn flak from the fishing community across ... Read more...

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India divides coast into zones to conserve biodiversity


May 22nd, 2008 - 12:24 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) India Wednesday finalised a draft to divide its over 7,000-km long coastal belt into four zones to conserve the biodiversity and manage disasters better. The ministry of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sea erodes pristine Tamil Nadu beach


May 11th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by admin
Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu), May 11 (IANS) Even as deliberations to finalise the draft of a coastal zone management (CZM) are underway, one of its vital issues - seafront erosion - has hit ... Read more...

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New coastal zone management rules by end of June(With ‘Fishing communities on long march’ story)


May 11th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) The government has sought public comments and objections to the draft of its new coastal zone management (CZM) rules and has said the draft will be finalised by ... Read more...

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Fishing communities on long march to protect livelihood


May 11th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
By Papri Sri Raman Chennai, May 11 (IANS) With the government saying its new coastal zone management (CZM) rules will come into effect at June-end, about two million people living in India's 3,200-odd ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust to develop SEZ


March 12th, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) is going to develop a multi-product special economic zone (SEZ) over 745 hectares of port land, Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and ... Read more...

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