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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
Four lions died on railway tracks in Gir till June this year

Jul 21, 2014

Four lions died on railway tracks in Gir till June this year

In his reply to Rajya Sabha member Parimal Nathwani, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha said that four lions, including cubs, died after being run over by trains passing through Gir Forest in Gujarat. #India #Gujarat #Environment #NewsTracker #parliament #Gir National Park
National Green Tribunal asserts independence, is Environment Minister listening?

Jul 19, 2014

National Green Tribunal asserts independence, is Environment Minister listening?

In a significant judgement, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asserted its powers to enforce environmental rights, clarifying that it has "the complete trappings of a civil court" and that its power of judicial review is "implicit and essential for expeditious and effective disposal of the cases". #India #ConnectTheDots #National Green Tribunal #Prakash Javadekar #Ministry of Environment and Forest #environmental rights
Indonesia has the world's highest deforestation rate: report

Jul 17, 2014

Indonesia has the world's highest deforestation rate: report

Indonesia has double the deforestation rate in Brazil and has become the largest destroyer of forests housing some of the world's most endangered species. #Environment #Indonesia #Nature #ScienceBuzz #Brazil Deforestation
EAC set up to consider defence projects: Javadekar

Jul 16, 2014

EAC set up to consider defence projects: Javadekar

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said in a written reply in the Lok Sabha that all defence sector proposals are kept in Category "A" in the Environmental Impact Assessment Notification 2006 and considered at the Central government level. #Lok Sabha #Environment Ministry #TheySaidIt #Prakash Javadekar #Environmental Impact Assessment Notification 2006

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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 21, 2014

Poverty, environment, even traffic fatalities: UN’s sweeping sustainable development goals aim to fix everything -- on paper

End global hunger and all forms of malnutrition and poverty by 2030, along with all urban slums around the world.  Halve the number of deaths from road traffic accidents globally (an estimated 1.24 million in 2010, according to the World Health Organ... #World Health Organization #George Russell
Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Jul 22, 2014

Natural Swimming Pools: More Beauty, No Chemicals

Keep your skin and the environment healthy with a pool that cleans itself, naturally... #World Health Organization #George Russell
Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Jul 11, 2014

Two former employees at a Queens McDonald’s say their boss was racist who groped them: suit

Vanessa Harris and Kimberly Mealer filed a Brooklyn Federal Court lawsuit alleging McDonald’s failed to protect them from a hostile work environment created by their supervisor, Michael Lauria... #World Health Organization #George Russell