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LED light inventors win Nobel Prize in physics

Oct 07, 2014

LED light inventors win Nobel Prize in physics

The Nobel award in chemistry will be announced Wednesday, followed by the literature award on Thursday and the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. #Environment #NewsTracker #Nobel Peace Prize #Physics #LED #Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences #Lights #Isamu Akasaki #Hiroshi Amano #Shuji Nakamura
World failing to meet goals for protection of biodiversity UN report

Oct 06, 2014

World failing to meet goals for protection of biodiversity UN report

Urging governments to redouble efforts, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that success in preserving life on the planet would help goals of "eliminating poverty, improving human health and providing energy, food and clean water for all". #United Nations #Environment #climate change #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #Global warming #Coral reefs #biodiversity #Global Biodiversity Outlook #UN Climate Change goals #Rainforests
Air pollution is causing increase in river flow, says study

Oct 06, 2014

Air pollution is causing increase in river flow, says study

Air pollutants, known as aerosols, can lead to an increase in the amount of water flowing through many rivers. #Life #Environment #NewsTracker #Air pollution #Pollution #Rivers #solar dimming
Air pollution caused fall in monsoon rains, says study

Oct 02, 2014

Air pollution caused fall in monsoon rains, says study

Emissions produced by human activity over the past 50 years have caused decline of the annual monsoon rainfall. #Life #India #Environment #climate change #NewsTracker #Monsoon #Global warming #Study #Air pollution #Pollution #Rains #Geophyisical Research Letters
No country has the right to exploit the environment Modi in US

Oct 01, 2014

No country has the right to exploit the environment Modi in US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that no country has the right to exploit the environment to their advantage. #World #India #America #US #Environment #TheySaidIt #US congress #Washington #US House of Representatives #PM Narendra Modi #US visit

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Now, accidents rival poaching as key threat to leopards in India

Aug 02, 2014

Now, accidents rival poaching as key threat to leopards in India

Figures from Karnataka show that for every three leopards poached, two come under vehicular traffic. And few of these killer roads pass through sanctuaries or national parks. #India #Environment #Animal welfare #Wildlife #Leopards
200 crore roadside trees  How Nitin Gadkari's math is flawed

Jun 22, 2014

200 crore roadside trees How Nitin Gadkari's math is flawed

Not just highways, every road in India will have to be lined with trees to achieve Nitin Gadkaris target. Will his government then turn to claim natural forests in the name of development? #HowThisWorks #BJP #Nitin Gadkari #MNREGA #Ministry of Environment and Forests #Trees #200 crore trees #Rural development ministry