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Biennial State of Forests Report 2017 and CAMPA

🕔13:46, 19.Jul 2019

News Recently, Forest Survey of India (FSI) released its biennial State of Forests Report 2017 that stated that forest cover in the country has increased by about one per cent, but several other reports highlight that this increase is not

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Need For A Low-Carbon Transport System Policy In India

🕔16:47, 17.Jul 2019

The article provides for various modes to achieve ‘Low-Carbon Sustainable Transport System policy’, catalyzing the necessary transformation initiatives alongside governments to address climate change. These initiatives envisage a sustainable mobility framework that is contextual and is suited to the geographical,

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The wheels To A Low-Carbon Transport System

🕔14:15, 17.Jul 2019

Sohail Ahmad, a Research Fellow at the GCRF suggests measures to improve urban transportation and reduce low-carbon transport system by cities. Important Analysis of low-carbon transport system Global Carbon Project reports that India’s carbon emissions are rising more than two

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Mumbai Coastal Regulations’ Implications

🕔14:12, 17.Jul 2019

The Bombay High Court, on July 16, 2019, quashed the coastal regulations zone clearances granted to Mumbai’s civic body and ordered construction on the proposed $1.7 billion (about Rs 12,000 crore) Mumbai Coastal Road project to stop. More in News

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Urbanization And Environmental Degradation

🕔17:50, 15.Jul 2019

Kalvakuntla Kavitha, former Member of Parliament and the founding president of the Telangana Jagruthi expressed her views on urbanisation and its impact on environmental degradation. Important Analysis of environmental degradation Unlike issues such as traffic congestion or crime which are

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Combating Desertification

🕔19:13, 13.Jul 2019

India on the occasion of World Day to combat desertification and drought said as in the past it will play a leadership role and will lead by example in combating desertification.  India will be hosting the fourteenth session of Conference

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Failure to conserve wetlands adds to growing water crisis in india

🕔13:04, 13.Jul 2019

News None of the 29 states and 7 Union territories has notified their wetlands, which are critical for groundwater recharge and storing floodwaters during runoff events, as mandated under Wetland Rules 2017, shows government data. More in News Wetland Rules

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Picking Out Plastic: On Recycling And Waste Management

🕔13:19, 12.Jul 2019

News The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has put 52 producers, brand owners, and importers, including big online retailers such as Amazon and Flipkart, and companies such as Patanjali Ayurved and Britannia, on notice, for failing to take responsibility for

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Wanted: Better Governance Models For India’s Forests

🕔13:02, 11.Jul 2019

Forest governance in India Forests in India are considered as social and environmental resources. More than 300 million people derive their full or partial livelihood and sustenance needs from forests. However, this process is largely based on an unsustainable harvest

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Preparedness Towards Increasing Forest Cover

🕔13:00, 11.Jul 2019

Article Sujatha Byravan expressed her views on India’s preparedness towards increasing forest cover. read this article to know more about Increasing Forest Cover. Important Analysis During the run-up to the Paris climate change meeting in 2015 (COP-21) under the United

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