earth day

Designers contribute to environment with eco-friendly collections (With Images)


April 23rd, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) This was a fashion show with a difference as designers stayed away from synthetic fibers and presented an eco-friendly collection. This was their way of contributing ... Read more...

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Fighting climate change is like losing weight: Hillary Clinton


April 23rd, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has compared the challenge of tackling climate change to her own fight to lose weight.Speaking to State Department staff on Earth ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Disney’s Earth Day movie: Is nature Disneyfied?


April 23rd, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg Los Angeles, April 23 (DPA) Walt Disney Co have released a new nature documentary in a move designed to mark Earth Day and recall the company's pioneering efforts to bring ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Time to rethink the development paradigm on Earth Day


April 22nd, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby RamakantNot only modern lifestyles are causing un-brindled exploitation of natural resources upsetting the ecosystem and upping the global warming, but also the national policies in India related to environment are ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kids to shoot documentaries in order to raise awareness


April 22nd, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Ever wondered how issues like climate change or environment conservation would be perceived by a child? PVR cinemas' 'Cineart' initiative launched Wednesday will provide for just that, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

G8 environment meeting opens in Sicily amid tight security


April 22nd, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Syracuse (Italy), April 22 (DPA) Delegates from the Group of Eight (G8) industrialised nations, plus major economies including China, India and Brazil, gathered here Wednesday to discuss how to combat climate change ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

DiCaprio, Winfrey are ‘World’s Greenest Celebs’


April 22nd, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Leonardo DiCaprio and Oprah Winfrey have been named 'Greenest Celebrities in the World' in a new poll.The 'Titanic' star beat off competition from Bono, Brad Pitt and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Disney to plant 500,000 trees for new movie


April 21st, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) Media and entertainment giant Disney's bosses will plant 500,000 trees on Earth Day (Wednesday) after film fans flocked to buy tickets for the company's new documentary "Earth". The executives ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Overpopulation is world’s No.1 environmental issue


April 18th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 18 (ANI): The faculty of a US university has determined that an overpopulated planet is the biggest problem that we face today, followed by climate change and a need for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kelly Ripa Launches Eco-Friendly Washer and Dryer


April 15th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by GD
Just before Earth Day on April 22nd, Electrolux and Kelly Ripa have collaborated to help raise awareness and funds for Global Green USA. Kelly recently launched Electrolux's latest eco-friendly washer and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Online poll for NASA’s greatest hits begins


April 15th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): NASA is inviting the public to vote online for the most important contribution the space agency has made to exploring Earth and improving the way we live on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, bid for accompanying DiCaprio to his next film’s premier


April 15th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Ever dreamt of walking down the red carpet with none other than Leonardo DiCaprio at the premiere of his next film? Well, here's a golden chance to make ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Soon, a light bulb that is mercury free and much more luminous


January 25th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Researchers at a company in the US are developing a light bulb that would be eco-friendly as it is mercury free, and is much more luminous than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lights go off across Japan for awareness on environment


July 7th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tokyo, July 7 (DPA) Lights went out for two hours at more than 76,000 facilities across Japan Monday night to mark the Cool Earth Day. Buildings such as Tokyo Tower, Sapporo clock ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Julia Roberts doesnt wear deodorant


April 24th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Actress Julia Roberts, known for her captivating persona, has admitted that doesnt wear deodorant.The 40-year-old actress, whose hairy armpits gained much attention at the Notting Hill film ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Canadians among worst polluters on earth


April 23rd, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by admin
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, April 23 (IANS) The Earth Hour last month might have evoked a huge response from Canadians, but a study shows they are among the worst polluters in the world. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Eco-awareness campaign at Technopark


April 22nd, 2008 - 10:43 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, April 22 (IANS) Kerala's leading IT and BPO services company, UST Global, Tuesday launched a campaign for environmental awareness at the Technopark campus here. The centrepiece of the campaign was an ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kids celebrate Earth Day through stories, clay


April 22nd, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Children listened intently to an interactive story-telling session based on the environment and thoroughly enjoyed a clay-modelling exercise held here on Earth Day Tuesday. Organised by publishing ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Students launch a save river campaign in Delhi


April 22nd, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): School children today participated with zeal in a painting competition organised by the youth of Justice Group to save the dying Yamuna river to mark the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Julia Roberts celebrates Earth Day with compost tips


April 22nd, 2008 - 7:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Hollywood actress Julia Roberts celebrated earth day in a unique way- by showing off her compost skills.The Pretty Womans star appeared on Oprah Winfreys green-themed show and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Students in Punjab take steps to promote Earth Day


April 22nd, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by admin
Amritsar/Chandigarh, Apr 22 (ANI): Students in Punjab took part in an environment awareness program today on the occasion of Earth Day. Young girls and boys organised a street play explaining the significance ... Read more...

Posted in National |

The Earth Day: How can we make it more meaningful?


April 22nd, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by amritpal
Celebration of the Earth Day is apparently being hailed as a welcome news - something which could save the earth. In my opinion, the importance of celebrating a day is only a ... Read more...

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The Earth Day: How can we make it more meaningful?


April 22nd, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by amritpal
Celebration of the Earth Day is apparently being hailed as a welcome news - something which could save the earth. In my opinion, the importance of celebrating a day is only ... Read more...

Posted in Environment, Events |

Shah Rukh and Preity bat for green earth


April 21st, 2008 - 11:46 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta have joined hands with the National Geographic channel to urge people to make earth a cleaner and greener place ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Celebrating Earth Day with clay and paper


April 21st, 2008 - 6:55 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Painting messages on paper bags that will be distributed to passersby, organising clay-modelling workshops, film screenings and seminars - are activities planned to sensitise people towards the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Illegal trade in ozone-depleting substances rises in Asia-Pacific


April 21st, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, April 21 (DPA) Illegal trans-boundary trade in ozone-depleting chemicals has increased dramatically in the Asia-Pacific region, said a study released by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Monday. The scourge of illegal ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Lettuce ladies’ urge Filipinos to become vegetarians


April 18th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by admin
DPA Manila, April 18 (DPA) Three animal rights activists stopped traffic in the Philippine capital Friday when they urged Filipinos to become vegetarians at a public plaza while wearing only lettuce leaves. The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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