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Air Bombardment or ‘Chemical Attack’: Suspense Surrounds Idlib Endgame

By   /  September 17, 2018  /  Environment  /  Comments Off on Air Bombardment or ‘Chemical Attack’: Suspense Surrounds Idlib Endgame

The Byzantine and Roman sites of Ebla and Idlib, in northwest Syria, may well be reduced to dust if an explosion occurs on a scale many expect. Sadly these archaeological losses will not even be noticed. They will be submerged in the looming human catastrophe.

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Going Green with the Green Economy

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  Environment  /  Comments Off on Going Green with the Green Economy

By Ajay Adiseshann | IANS * 24 trees. That’s the number of trees that need to be cut to make one ton of uncoated, non-recycled printing and office paper. *10.6 per cent. That’s how much India’s per capita consumption of paper grew this year, poised to grow and touch 25 million tonnes by 2019-20. * 10 […]

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Only India Can Help Itself Combat Pollution­—UN Environment Head Erik Solheim

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  Environment  /  Comments Off on Only India Can Help Itself Combat Pollution­—UN Environment Head Erik Solheim

By Kushagra Dixit | IANS United Nations Environment head Erik Solheim believes that only India can help itself when it comes to “Beat Plastic Pollution” — this year’s theme of World’s Environment Day that the country is hosting — or to rustle up the finances for this. With the United States working on its way […]

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Let’s Make Future Plastic Free and End Plastic Pollution

By   /  June 3, 2018  /  Environment  /  Comments Off on Let’s Make Future Plastic Free and End Plastic Pollution

By Mithilesh Kumar Sinha India will host the official global World Environment day celebration tomorrow. But only celebration of the day will not help in ending plastic pollution. We have to stop plastics to enter our house. Though Plastics are a part of our daily lives, unfortunately, that doesn’t mean they’re safe or responsible. Until quite […]

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Water Crisis Looming Large Over Himachal, Warn Environmentalists

By   /  May 31, 2018  /  Environment  /  Comments Off on Water Crisis Looming Large Over Himachal, Warn Environmentalists

By Vishal Gulati | IANS As Shimla faces one of its worst water crises, sending locals on the warpath and making tourists cutting short their stay, environmentalists warn water scarcity not only looms large over the city but the entire Himalayan state. Himdhara, a state-based environment research and action collective, on Wednesday said a massive crisis […]

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‘Conflict with wildlife because of human intrusion’

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  Environment  /  Comments Off on ‘Conflict with wildlife because of human intrusion’

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS): Humans running into tigers and leopards, that left at least 156 people dead and injured in Dudhwa-Pilibhit area of Uttar Pradesh between 2000 and 2013 were due to people venturing into the forests and not the other way round, says a report. Dudhwa-Pilibhit area, which is spread over 5,000 sq […]

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Crop Burning To Up Air Pollution in Delhi to Hazardous Levels — US Study

By   /  April 3, 2018  /  Environment  /  Comments Off on Crop Burning To Up Air Pollution in Delhi to Hazardous Levels — US Study

The air pollution in Delhi may reach 20 times higher than the safe limits owing to agricultural fires during peak burning season, a team of researchers have warned. In October and November which is a peak burning season in Punjab, about half of all pollution in Delhi can be attributed to agricultural fires on some […]

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Harsh Vardhan stresses on small deeds towards clean and green environment

By   /  March 1, 2018  /  Environment  /  Comments Off on Harsh Vardhan stresses on small deeds towards clean and green environment

New Delhi, Feb. 28 (India Science Wire): Small actions by everyone in their day to day lives can help meet the challenge posed by climate change, Minister for Science & Technology and Environment Dr Harsh Vardhan has said. “If by collective action we can eradicate polio, there is nothing that stops India to face the […]

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India Among 5 Worst Nations in Curbing Environmental Pollution

By   /  January 24, 2018  /  Environment, Feature  /  Comments Off on India Among 5 Worst Nations in Curbing Environmental Pollution

A new green index has ranked India the fourth worst country worldwide in curbing environmental pollution. According to the latest global Environmental Performance Index (EPI) rankings released on Tuesday on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum meet in Davos, India is at 177th spot — down from 141st position two years ago — in […]

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Roope Latvala: Children Of Bodom stabbed me in the back

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  Environment  /  Comments Off on Roope Latvala: Children Of Bodom stabbed me in the back

Former Children Of Bodom guitarist Roope Latvala says his old bandmates stabbed him in the back. He was brought into the Finnish outfit in the middle of the group’s world tour in 2003 following the departure of Alexander Kuoppala and made his studio debut on Children Of Bodom’s 2005 album Are You Dead Yet? Latvala […]

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