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World to lose India-sized tropical forest cover if no steps taken, says new report

Aug 25, 2015

World to lose India-sized tropical forest cover if no steps taken, says new report

Areport, released by the Centre for Global Development, says that if steps are not taken to curb deforestation, an area of tropical forest similar to the size of India will be lost by 2050. #CAG #climate change #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #Prakash Javadekar #deforestation #tropical forests #Centre for Global Development
Losing green cover: India lost original forests 70 times Delhi's area in 14 years

Jul 17, 2015

Losing green cover: India lost original forests 70 times Delhi's area in 14 years

Environment minister Prakash Javadekar released the biennial report India State of Forest Report 2013 on 7 July stating that the forest cover continues to stand at 21 percent of the countrys geographical area #India #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #forest #Report #Green Cover #Forest cover #forestry
Mumbai: Environment Ministry clueless even as 10 dead dolphins wash ashore

May 29, 2015

Mumbai: Environment Ministry clueless even as 10 dead dolphins wash ashore

While marine biologists, environmental activists and researchers are baffled over the continued rise of dead dolphins washing ashore Mumbai''s coastline #Environment #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #Mumbai #beaches #Shareworthy #dead dolphins #Pravin Pote-Patil #humpback dolphins
NHPC gets environmental clearance for Rs 25K cr Dibang project

May 20, 2015

NHPC gets environmental clearance for Rs 25K cr Dibang project

The dam site is located about 1.5 km upstream of the confluence of Ashu Pani and Dibang rivers and about 43 km from Roing, district headquarter. #Arunachal Pradesh #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #NHPC #Dibang hydeopower project
Govt makes green norms easier for new coal block allottees

Apr 02, 2015

Govt makes green norms easier for new coal block allottees

The Centre has recently auctioned 29 blocks in two phases to companies like Monnet, GMR Chhattisgarh, Hindalco, Reliance Cement among others, garnering about Rs 2 lakh crore. #Economy #Hindalco #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Environment Ministry #Coal block #Reliance Cement #Coal mines #Environment clearance #Monnet #GMR Chhattisgarh
Full text: Read what Jayanthi Natarajan said to Sonia Gandhi in her letter

Jan 30, 2015

Full text: Read what Jayanthi Natarajan said to Sonia Gandhi in her letter

Jayanthi Natarajan had written an exposing letter to the Congress president Sonia Gandhi demanding to know the reasons for her sacking 100 days before the Lok Sabha elections in 2014. #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #Rahul Gandhi #Environment Ministry #TheySaidIt #environment minister #Jayanthi Natarajan #environmental clearances
Don't blame Jayanthi Natarajan for all the green tape: Rahul Gandhi had a hand in it

Jan 30, 2015

Don't blame Jayanthi Natarajan for all the green tape: Rahul Gandhi had a hand in it

When it comes to investments, it it not about just replacing a minister. The problem with our economy is policy paralysis. #Congress #Environment #Jairam Ramesh #Rahul Gandhi #Environment Ministry #What Next #Jayanthi Natarajan
Mumbai: It will take Rs 2,000 cr to make Shivaji statue environment friendly

Dec 05, 2014

Mumbai: It will take Rs 2,000 cr to make Shivaji statue environment friendly

The Congress-led Democratic Front government in Maharashtra had first made an announcement on Shivaji memorial in 2004. #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #Mumbai #Maharashtra #Arabian Sea #Shivaji #Statue #Chhattrapati Shivaji