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Govt to soon bring transparency, ease in green licenses: Javadekar

Jan 28, 2015

Govt to soon bring transparency, ease in green licenses: Javadekar

Aiming to provide next level of ease of doing business in India, the government today said it will soon put in place transparency in public procurement of green products. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Prakash Javadekar
India to expand renewable energy drive during Obama's visit

Jan 22, 2015

India to expand renewable energy drive during Obama's visit

India will look to the US for more private sector partnerships and technology to support a drive to expand its use of clean energy during Obama's visit. #World #India #Barack Obama #US #Environment #climate change #NewsTracker #Renewable energy #Green energy #US President #PM Narendra Modi #Obama visit
Delhi HC orders govt to release 'blocked' funds for Greenpeace India

Jan 21, 2015

Delhi HC orders govt to release 'blocked' funds for Greenpeace India

A court has ordered the government to release blocked funds of Greenpeace India, the environmental group said in a statement on Tuesday, months after being accused of running campaigns that were hurting Asias third-largest economy. #Environment #Narendra Modi #funds #NGO #Greenpeace
Marine wildlife about to collapse in the next 100 years: study

Jan 19, 2015

Marine wildlife about to collapse in the next 100 years: study

The collapse of wildlife on land due to human activity is about to recur in the sea in the next 100 years, a consortium of scientists has found. #Environment #science #Destruction #SEA #ScienceBuzz #marine wildlife #Sea life
Emotional, rain-soaked pope comforts Philippine typhoon victims

Jan 17, 2015

Emotional, rain-soaked pope comforts Philippine typhoon victims

TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - An emotional Pope Francis, wearing a plastic poncho over his vestments to protect him from the wind and rain on Saturday, comforted survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, the Philippines' worst natural disaster that killed about 6,300 people 14 months ago. "I would like to tell you something close to my heart," he told the crowd as strong wind whipped the area, putting aside his prepared homily to deliver a moving, impromptu address #facebook #Obama #India #China #Environment #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico

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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
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