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    The Clean Seas Campaign

    12/8/2017

    Pollution

    In February 2017, UN Environment Programme (UNEP) launched the Clean Seas campaign in Indonesia with the aim of engaging governments, the public, and

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    COP23-Critical analysis

    12/6/2017

    Summits

    Climate change is an issue determining our destiny as mankind. As the world increasingly looks to be on track for a catastrophic 3°C of global warming

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    Indian Forest (Amendment) Ordinance 2017

    11/25/2017

    Ecology

    President Ram Nath Kovind has cleared an ordinance amending the Indian Forest Act, omitting bamboo grown on non-forest areas from the definition of a

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    The Kyoto Protocol

    11/24/2017

    Climate

    Background:The Kyoto protocol was the first agreement between nations to mandate country-by-country reductions in greenhouse-gas emissions. Kyoto emer

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    Why COP23 Climate change summit matters?

    11/6/2017

    Climate

    The world’s nations are meeting for the 23rd annual “conference of the parties” (COP) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) whi

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    Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2017

    10/22/2017

    Biodiversity

    The union environment ministry has notified the new Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules 2017 which prohibit a range of activities in wetlands

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    Environment and society

    10/15/2017

    Ecology

    Humans play a very significant role in both promoting and correcting the environmental crisis. It is not a high-carbon “economy” but a high-carbon “so

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    Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)

    10/15/2017

    Climate

    Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) are voluntary pledges that countries will take to cut carbon emissions ahead of Conference Of Par

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    Solid Waste Management

    7/6/2017

    Pollution

    Preparation of Landfill site The disposal of solid waste on land without first preparing the landfill site leads to leaching of toxic liquids in the g

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    VERMIN UNDER WILDLIFE PROTECTION ACT

    6/30/2017

    Biodiversity

    • The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change permitted three States, Uttarakhand, Bihar, and Himachal Pradesh, to declare earlier protecte

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    DRAFT NATIONAL WIND-SOLAR HYBRID POLICY

    6/20/2017

    Renewable Energy

    The government has released the draft National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy which aims at providing a framework to promote large grid connected wind-solar

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    PROTECTING WETLANDS

    6/20/2017

    Environmental Legislations

    Environment Ministry has come up with new draft wetland conservation rules. With this, the government is all set to change the rules on wetlands. Focu

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    PARIS AGREEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE

    6/8/2017

    Climate

    The Paris Agreement on climate change is a milestone in global climate cooperation. It recognizes the principles of equity and common but differentiat

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    ARCTIC IN 21ST CENTURY

    5/22/2017

    Climate

    Recent Observations One of the most dramatic effects of global warming is seen in the Arctic region. In recent years the ice in the Arctic Sea has bee

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    Marrakesh Action Plan-COP 22

    11/23/2016

    Climate

    Two weeks ago, the UN climate talks – COP22 – started in Marrakesh, gathering 200 countries to discuss the implementation of the Paris Agreement. If t

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    India is to SDG as China was to MDG

    9/22/2016

    Sustainable Development

    As per UNDP, China’s phenomenal success in achieving ‘Millennium Developmental Goals’ and ameliorating the poverty levels can be attributed to the suc

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    Sunshine countries

    9/13/2016

    Renewable Energy

    Sunshine countries also known as ‘Suryaputra’ (sons of the sun) are the countries that lie either completely or partly between the Tropic of Cancer an

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    Arctic Ice

    8/16/2016

    Climate

    The Arctic is warming faster than anywhere else on the planet. The melting of Arctic sea ice in recent years has prompted many nations, principally th

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    From BS4 to BS6 emission standards

    7/9/2016

    Pollution

    Bharat stage emission standards are emission standards instituted by the Government of India to regulate the output of air pollutants from internal co

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    National Green Tribunal(NGT)

    7/7/2016

    Institutions

    The National Green Tribunal has been established in 2010 under the National Green Tribunal Act 2010 for effective and expeditious disposal of cases re

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    Forest Fires

    6/17/2016

    Ecology

    Forests are considered as lifeline of the human civilization . These lifelines are disturbing greatly by wildfire which is destroying it than any othe

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    Vermin debate

    6/11/2016

    Biodiversity

    ‘Vermin’ means wild animals which are believed to be harmful to crops, farm animals, game or which carry diseases. Section 11 of the Wildlife (Protect

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    Alternative energy sources : a critical analysis

    6/7/2016

    Renewable Energy

    Presently, a lot of enthusiasm is seen in development and adoption of alternante energy sources by the governments across the world. Though positive e

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    Deep ocean global warming

    2/28/2016

    Climate

    With the global oceans getting warmer and more acidic as they absorb heat and carbon dioxide, habitats and food webs are changing with them, then ther

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    Kyoto Protocol

    2/1/2016

    Climate

    Kyoto Protocol[1] is the first major step toward reduction of green house gases. It commits industrialized countries to stabilize greenhouse gases. Th

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    Paris Pact : 2015

    1/31/2016

    Climate

    Negotiators from 196 countries approved a landmark climate accord that seeks to dramatically reduce emissions of the greenhouse gases blamed for a dan

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    History Of Climate Conference

    1/31/2016

    Climate

    History: UN summit conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) held in Rio de Janerio in June 1992 adopted, by consensus, the first multilateral

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    Paris pact and India

    1/30/2016

    Climate

    Major concerns raised by India in — mitigation of carbon emissions, adaptation to climate change, financing, technology development and transfer, capa

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    Organic Farming

    1/29/2016

    Sustainable Development

    Definition: According to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) “organic farming is a system which avoids or largely excludes the use of synth

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    Enviornment : 2015

    1/26/2016

    Ecology

    Following are the highlights of the initiatives and achievements of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change during 2015: COP 21 AT PARIS: W

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    South Asian Disaster Management Exercise

    11/29/2015

    Disasters

    The prevalent geo-climatic conditions as well as increased frequency of natural calamities in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SA

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    National Green Tribunal (NGT)

    11/22/2015

    Environmental Legislations

    The National Green Tribunal has been established under the National Green Tribunal Act 2010 for effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating t

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    Environment Laws

    10/13/2015

    Environmental Legislations

    Top environment experts have questioned the recommendations of the government-appointed committee-TSR subramanian panelto suggest changes to six exist

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