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Israel to hand over historical building to Russia

June 26th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 26 (IANS) Sergei Courtyard compound, one of the most important heritage sites in Jerusalem, is all set to officially come under Russian ownership following an agreement between ... Read more...

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Ukraine minister calls for end to stray animals’ killing

November 18th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Nov 18 (IANS) A Ukraine minister has called for an end to stray animals' killing ahead of the Euro 2012 Soccer Championship.Stray animals, especially dogs, are a big problem ... Read more...

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Ban on GM crops’ field trials in Karnataka demanded

July 4th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 4 (IANS) Civil society organisations and farmers' union Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha Monday sought a ban on field trials of genetically modified (GM) corn by Monsanto and action ... Read more...

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Greenpeace to observe a month of Japanese tsunami

April 11th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) A candlelight vigil will be held Monday at India Gate in the city to mark one month of the earthquake-tsunami catastrophe that hit Japan.Greenpeace, the ... Read more...

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Bihar parties urged to push for green energy

August 25th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 25 (IANS) Environmental organisation Greenpeace India and civil society groups have urged political parties in poll-bound Bihar to include development of renewable energy in their manifestos. "Greenpeace India along with ... Read more...

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Greenpeace for unlimited compensation cap in nuclear bill

August 18th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Environmental organisation Greenpeace Wednesday asked opposition parties in parliament to not settle at a compensation cap of Rs.1,500 crore in case of an accident as proposed ... Read more...

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Greenpeace launches campaign on soil fertility

August 3rd, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Environmental organisation Greenpeace Tuesday launched a nationwide campaign seeking implementation of government policies to save the soil from the harmful impact of chemical fertilizers. The Living Soils ... Read more...

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Rising temperature due to climate change: NGO

April 12th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The unusual rise in summer temperatures this year is due to global warming and there is enough scientific evidence to back the claim, an environmental organisation said ... Read more...

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As Copenhagen summit opens, US rules global warming a health threat

December 7th, 2009 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (DPA) President Barack Obama's environmental agency is expected to rule Monday that greenhouse gases represent a danger to public health and can be regulated under previous US laws. The ... Read more...

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Sarkozy, Lula set common goals for Copenhagen summit (Lead)

November 15th, 2009 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 15 (EFE) French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his Brazilian counterpart Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said thay have adopted a common position for the Copenhagen climate change summit that suggests, ... Read more...

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Pee in the shower, says Brazil environmental group

August 27th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Aug 27 (DPA) The environmental organisation SOS Mata Atlantica is running a campaign to get Brazilians to pee in the shower to reduce water consumption and protect the environment. "Xixi no ... Read more...

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Dhaka opposition dissatisfied with Indian assurance on dam

July 18th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 18 (IANS) Protesters here began a 'long march' against a dam across the border in northeastern India as Bangladesh's main opposition rejected Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's assurance that ... Read more...

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Brit woman hangs herself on fishhooks as part of Paris shark protest

July 3rd, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 3 (ANI): A British woman took a drastic step to stress the threat of extinction facing sharks worldwide by piercing her skin with giant fish hooks, and hanging herself from ... Read more...

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Share opinions, knowledge online on green topics

January 29th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Now green activists and enthusiasts can share their views, knowledge and even debate issues concerning the environment and nature on a new 'Opinions' page launched by the ... Read more...

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Indian group crowned world energy champion

June 21st, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) An Indian technology and alternative energy group has been crowned 'Energy Champion' of the world by a prestigious British environmental organisation. Bangalore-based Technology Informatics Design Endeavour, or Tide, ... Read more...

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McDonalds to go green with eco-friendly coffee

May 27th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by admin
Sydney , May 27 (ANI): Its burgers might be considered junk food, but McDonalds latest initiative to buy coffee beans grown in environmentally-friendly conditions, might prove to be the fast food ... Read more...

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`Bastar among India’s 10 most backward districts’

May 21st, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, May 21 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's worst insurgency-hit tribal dominated Bastar and Dantewada districts are among the 10 most backward districts of the country, said a report released by the Centre for Science ... Read more...

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Ford gets his chest hair ripped out for global warming!

May 21st, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 21 (ANI): What would you do to raise awareness about the effect of deforestation on global warming? Well, if youre Harrison Ford then you wax your chest.The Indiana Jones ... Read more...

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Indian groups to vie for Rs.4 mn green award

April 3rd, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Sierra Club, the oldest and largest grassroots environmental organisation in the US, has announced a new Rs.4 million ($100,000) Green Energy and Green Livelihoods Achievement Award to honour ... Read more...

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90 percent of genetically modified crops in developing world

February 19th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by admin
By Luisa Massarani Manila, Feb 19 (IANS) Ninety percent of farmers growing genetically modified (GM) crops are in developing countries, according to a report. The report, by the International Service for the Acquisition ... Read more...

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Eco-warriors are the biggest polluters: Survey

January 13th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 13 (ANI): People who are not green are not the only ones who spoil the environment, for a new survey of travel habits has revealed that the most environmentally conscious ... Read more...

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Computer servers ‘as bad’ for the climate as SUVs, says UK survey

December 4th, 2007 - 7:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec.4 (ANI): The UK-based environmental organisation, Global Action Plan, has in a report, claimed that computer servers are as great a threat to the climate as SUVs or the global aviation ... Read more...

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