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UN climate chief warns 'door closing' on global warming fix

Sep 02, 2014

UN climate chief warns 'door closing' on global warming fix

UN climate change chief Christiana Figueres on Tuesday warned time was running out for meaningful action on global warming, citing the plight of low-lying Pacific nations facing ever rising seas. #World #United Nations #Environment #climate change #NewsTracker #Christiana Figueres
Journalist paddles across states spreading word to save Western Ghats

Sep 01, 2014

Journalist paddles across states spreading word to save Western Ghats

From spreading a word on Facebook to paddling 3,080 kms across four states, a Coimbatore-based journalist has taken up the cause to protect Western Ghats, bleeding due to human intervention. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #UNESCO #Goa #Western Ghats #Kalai Selvan
How Thailand is hurtling towards a massive waste disposal crisis

Sep 01, 2014

How Thailand is hurtling towards a massive waste disposal crisis

A blaze at a vast rubbish dump home to six million tonnes of putrefying trash and toxic effluent has kindled fears that poor planning and lax law enforcement are tipping Thailand towards a waste crisis. #Environment #Thailand #Bangkok #Thailand waste disposal #Waste disposal crisis in Thailand
Weak monsoon, rising temperatures behind 'alarming' pollution levels in Delhi

Aug 27, 2014

Weak monsoon, rising temperatures behind 'alarming' pollution levels in Delhi

Weak monsoon and rising temperatures have led to shooting up of pollution levels in the national capital to an "alarming" level in July and August, breaking a four-year record. #Environment #Delhi #NewsTracker #Pollution #weak monsoon #pollution levels #rising temperatures
Govt goes green Finance ministry to minimise use of paper

Aug 24, 2014

Govt goes green Finance ministry to minimise use of paper

As part of the green initiative and also to cut cost, the Finance Ministry has asked government departments to curb use of paper and promote electronic communication. Issuing a set of instructions to check "injudicious" use of paper, the Ministry has directed that all the policy instructions, guidelines and orders should be uploaded on the official websites of the respective departments. #Environment #finance ministry #Arun Jaitley #Indian finance ministry #Paper use

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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
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

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

Aug 31, 2014

Acer Iconia One 7: An Android Tablet For Your Adventurous Weekends

Acer's Iconia One 7 is an Android tablet that knows where it can fit into your lifestyle. If you are looking for a second tablet, or a tablet which you can happily take into an environment where you would rather not to carry an expensive device, then...
India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Aug 19, 2014

Hands-on: Windows Phone 8.1 now powers HTC's One (M8) smartphone

One of the worst-kept rumors in the Windows world is now confirmed to be true: HTC has brought its One (M8) phone hardware to the Windows Phone platform. Known awkwardly as the HTC One (M8) for Windows, the new phone is physically identical to the M8...
India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Aug 31, 2014

How To Win Before The Sale Even Starts

B2B sales people often resemble and sell like the Energizer Bunny. They’re rarely nasty or point fingers, as often the fault rests less with them than with their environment. Their companies, through their front-line managers, wind them up and off th...