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World to experience water shortage by 2040, says study

Jul 30, 2014

World to experience water shortage by 2040, says study

There will be a global water supply shortage by 2040 if citizens do not improve the way energy and power is used, warns a new research that included a case study from India. #World #India #Energy #Environment #climate change #NewsTracker #Water shortage
This 'strange-looking visitor' sent Parliament security staff into a tizzy

Jul 29, 2014

This 'strange-looking visitor' sent Parliament security staff into a tizzy

The palm civet, an endangered mammal which looks like a cross between a mongoose and a wild cat, was spotted in the Parliament library building, claimed Delhi-based NGO Wildlife SOS, whose staffers were summoned to safely rescue the animal. #India #Environment #Delhi #NewsTracker #Common palm civet #WildlifeSOS
Modi meets infra secretaries to set target for current fiscal

Jul 26, 2014

Modi meets infra secretaries to set target for current fiscal

The Centre is keen to speed up infrastructure development and investment to boost economic growth which remained at sub 5 percent level during the previous two fiscals. #Economy #ThisisNext #Environment #Narendra Modi #Planning Commission #Indian Railways #Infrastructure #forest #Rural development #Sindhushree Khullar
Soon, your grocery bags could be made from vegetable waste

Jul 25, 2014

Soon, your grocery bags could be made from vegetable waste

Scientists have developed an eco-friendly and efficient new bioplastic using rice hulls, cocoa pod husk, spinach and parsley stems as raw material to make grocery bags. #World #Environment #recycle #scientists #eco-friendly #Bioplastics
Love your meat? Well it's bad for the environment, says new study

Jul 22, 2014

Love your meat? Well it's bad for the environment, says new study

Meat production contributes to climate change due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock, a new study has found. #Meat #food #Environment #climate change #didyouknow #Chicken #beef #Greenhouse gases #livestock #ScienceBuzz

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India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Mar 10, 2014

India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Assam minister mulls cutting off rhino horns to save them from poachers. Maharashtra lawmakers seek removal of all leopards from Mumbai's Aarey colony to resolve conflict. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Assam #Conservation #ULFA #Wildlife #Aarey Colony
Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Mar 02, 2014

Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Our weak and complicated green clearance norms help neither development nor environment. But instead of making the process simple and robust, the UPA has been busy undercutting it. #Manmohan Singh #Environment #POSCO #Veerappa Moily #Wildlife Trust of India #Lok Sabha polls #Green clearance

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Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Jul 28, 2014

Hortonworks, Pivotal team to better manage Hadoop

In the hot market for big-data products and services, sometimes even competitors must work together for the common good. Prominent Hadoop software and service companies Hortonworks and Pivotal have partnered to further develop software called Ambari,...
Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Jul 30, 2014

BREAKING: Senate Committee Report Details Environmentalists' Inner Workings

Over the past fifty years, America’s environmental movement has grown from college kids adorning flowers to a billion dollar industry. With huge budgets to employ lobbyists, lawyers, and public relations professionals, many of America’s leading envir...
Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Jul 28, 2014

Attackers install DDoS bots on Amazon cloud, exploiting Elasticsearch weakness

Attackers are exploiting a vulnerability in distributed search engine software Elasticsearch to install DDoS malware on Amazon and possibly other cloud servers. Elasticsearch is an increasingly popular open-source search engine server developed in Ja... #Microsoft Corporation #Google Inc. #Java programming language