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China restores 23,000 hectares of wetlands

January 24th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 24 (IANS) China will step up wetland protection and restoration efforts this year, having already restored 23,000 hectares of wetlands in 2011, the country's State Forestry Administration (SFA) ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China to plant 26 billion trees over next decade

December 14th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 14 (IANS) China will plant around 26 billion trees over the next 10 years -- or two trees annually for every Chinese citizen -- to boost the country's ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bangladesh, a country that shares 54 rivers with India

September 6th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 6 (IANS) Bangladesh, the eastern neighbour with which India hopes to resolve differences on sharing of Teesta and Feni rivers, is criss-crossed by over 300 rivers, 54 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tripura hopes for solution to river disputes with Bangladesh

September 4th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sabroom (Tripura), Sep 4 (IANS) Indian villages by the Feni river, which serves as a natural border with Bangladesh in southern Tripura, are desperately hoping that the eight-decade-old dispute ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Punjab association to host first carbon neutral IPL match

April 9th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 9 (IANS) The Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) stadium in Mohali town will host cricket's first-ever carbon neutral match Friday evening between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab. The green game is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scientists identify 100 questions to conserve global biodiversity

April 23rd, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Conservation experts from 24 world-leading organizations have identified one hundred key scientific questions that, if answered, would help conserve global biodiversity.The organizations that identified the questions include the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |