environmental issue

Earth Soul to make composters that convert waste into fuel


March 6th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The problem with plastic is that it is non-biodegradable and its disposal is a major ecological hazard. Recycling provides a partial solution. Earth Soul India, ... Read more...

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Agra’s war on plastic: One step forward, two steps back?


June 8th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 8 (IANS) It was one of the most successful eco-campaigns in the Taj city, and even earned rare praise from the Uttar Pradesh government, but Agra's war on ... Read more...

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Climate change threatning China’s water resources


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 23 (ANI): Climate change is having an adverse impact on China's water resources, said the country's water resources minister.Chen Lei's comments came during a meeting on climate change where he ... Read more...

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Jaitapur plant’s safety not my job: Jairam


March 16th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday said he was not sure if tsunamis were factored into the environment clearance process of the Jaitapur ... Read more...

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Green growth should not result in slow growth cautions economic survey


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): In The Economic Survey tabled him in Lok Sabha today, by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee cautions that "green growth should not result in slow growth."The Survey observes ... Read more...

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World population to hit 9bn in 2050 - true or false?


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): The United Nations has predicted that the Earth's population will reach seven billion this year, and climb to nine billion by 2050, peak at 9.5 billion, stabilize temporarily, ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama concerned about global warming in cloudburst-hit Leh


August 12th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Aug.12 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said on Wednesday that the world needs to pay attention to the impact of Global Warming seriously and look at it ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh CM meets Manmohan Singh on Maheshwar Dam issue


May 5th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan met the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, on Wednesday and requested him to intervene on the Maheshwar Dam issue, ... Read more...

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Highest yielding salt tolerant wheat developed


April 24th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): A group of researchers has developed a salt tolerant durum wheat that yields 25 per cent more grain than the parent variety in saline soils.The breakthrough will enable ... Read more...

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Pune RTI activist murder case handed over to CBI


April 7th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Nearly three months after Pune-based right to information activist Satish Shetty was gunned down while he was on a morning walk, the case was Wednesday handed over to ... Read more...

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‘Sustainable development need of hour’


March 5th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, March 5 (IANS) Pointing out that an estimated 81 species of animals and 38 species of birds were endangered in India, an expert Friday said protection of the environment through sustainable ... Read more...

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Climate change related to India’s growth and development, says Nirupama Rao


February 22nd, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Cynthia ChandranLondon, Feb.22 (ANI): Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Monday said that for India, climate change is not merely an environmental issue, but is linked with the growth prospects and ... Read more...

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Ed Begley Jr Goes Vocal About Global Warming


November 26th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ed Begley Jr. went very vocal on the show on Fox News with Stuart Varney. He had been asked by the host if he thought that ... Read more...

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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...

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Glaciers in and around Tibet shrink at alarming rate


February 23rd, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) A three-year study shows that glaciers in the Yangtze source area, central to the Qinghai-Tibet plateau in south-western China, have receded 196 square kilometres over the past 40 ... Read more...

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Tripura welcomes traveling film festival


October 4th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Oct 4 (ANI): Militancy hasnt deterred the masses of Tripura to work for social causes, for the people of the State overwhelmingly welcomed the ''traveling film festival'', which ... Read more...

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Don’t wash your jeans often, fight climate change


April 15th, 2008 - 10:21 am ICT by admin
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Want to do your bit to combat climate change? Wear your jeans at least thrice before washing them and then do so in cold water, ... Read more...

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Anti-climate change march in six cities Saturday


April 11th, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) People in six cities of India - five of them on the coast - will hold marches on Saturday to campaign against climate change that threatens to drown ... Read more...

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