environmental problems

Media tends to paint doomsday-like scenario when addressing environmental issues


July 9th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A new study has determined that the media tends to paint a doomsday-like scenario when addressing environmental issues.This study, undertaken by researchers from the University of the Basque ... Read more...

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British farmers slam Macca’s ‘Meat-free Mondays’ initiative


June 19th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): British farmers have slammed Sir Paul McCartney's bid to turn meat eaters into vegetarians for one day a week, dubbing it a "gimmicky" campaign.The former Beatles ... 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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Swedish artists educate school kids on global warming in Chandigarh


March 7th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, Mar 7 (ANI): With an objective to spread awareness among school children on the adverse effects of global warming and related environmental problems, Tellusart, a Swedish non-government organisation, ... Read more...

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Poor kids likely to be shorter


January 22nd, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): Children from poor family backgrounds are more likely to be shorter in height than their well-fed peers, according to a new study from University of Montreal.The ... Read more...

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Honeycomb-like materials to reduce aircraft engine noise developed


September 30th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): Engineers from Georgia Tech Research Institute have developed a new honeycomb like materials that can reduce aircraft engine noise more effectively than conventional methods. A honeycomb is a ... Read more...

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‘Poor nations equally worried about environment’


July 26th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) Poor nations are conscious of the need to protect the environment, notwithstanding assumptions that they are too preoccupied with basic needs to be able to do so. Riley ... Read more...

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Older adults can play significant role in protecting environment


July 23rd, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Retired older adults can play a significant role in environmental conservation by volunteering for programs run by various environmental organizations.For elderly willing to work for community after ... Read more...

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‘Green rage’ putting Brits relationships at risk


July 5th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Britons are so committed to tackling environmental problems that theyre putting their relationships with colleagues, pals and partners at stake to fight against climate changes.Thats the conclusion ... Read more...

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Nuclear deal will benefit India, says Kalam


June 26th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 26 (IANS) India will benefit from the proposed civil nuclear deal with the US as it needs a steady supply of uranium, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam said here Thursday. ... Read more...

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G8 ministers discuss global warming in Japan


May 24th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Kobe (Japan), May 24 (Xinhua) Ministers from the Group of Eight (G8) countries Saturday gathered in the Japanese city of Kobe to discuss environmental issues in the run-up to the G8 summit ... Read more...

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Peru accuses US oil firm of damaging environment


May 2nd, 2008 - 10:05 pm ICT by admin
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) Peru's Achuar Indian community has got a supporter in Hollywood actress Daryl Hannah in its campaign against a US oil firm, which it says has caused environmental ... Read more...

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Kuala Lumpur residents miffed with open-air crematorium near Hindu temple


April 11th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 11 (ANI): The residents of Sentul, a main town area in Kuala Lumpur, are unhappy with an open-air crematorium near a Hindu temple.The residents blame the crematorium for ... Read more...

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Canadian envoy to head research organisation


February 22nd, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Canada has appointed its high commissioner to India David M. Malone as president of the prestigious International Development Research Centre (IDRC) that helps developing countries make optimal ... Read more...

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Canadian envoy to India appointed International Development Research Centre President


February 21st, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb.21 (ANI): Canada's High Commissioner to India, David Malone, was today appointed the President of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). Announcing Malone's appointment, Canadian Foreign Minister Maxime Bernier said the ... Read more...

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Scientists, public concerned over nanotechs health, environmental effects


February 16th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 16 (ANI): While both scientists and the general public believe in the potential benefits of nanotechnology, they also think that it may leave adverse health and environmental impacts if not ... Read more...

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India, France issue joint declaration on global warming


January 25th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): France and India have decided to unite their efforts to work against the major challenge of climate change. Their efforts form part of the agenda outlined in the ... Read more...

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Scientists stress on preventive strategies to fight eco migrations


November 27th, 2007 - 4:17 pm ICT by admin
Berlin, Nov 27 (ANI): A new study by scientists has stressed on preventive strategies to minimize the impact of environmental migrations due to climate change. According to the study, climate change is ... Read more...

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Oz scientist urges curbing developing worlds population to check global warming


November 20th, 2007 - 3:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): If you need to reduce mankinds impact on the environment, then something has to be done to halt the population growth in developing countries, suggests an eminent expatriate ... Read more...

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