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Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) asked for ‘Green Bonus’

🕔18:09, 20.Sep 2019

Eleven States belonging to Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) asked for ‘Green Bonus’ from the Centre considering their contribution to environmental conservation. They also want the Centre to set up a dedicated Ministry for this region. Details Indian Himalayan Region ●    

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The Future of Meat

🕔18:05, 18.Sep 2019

The Future of Meat: Problems with the meat we are eating By 2050, the world population is projected to reach nearly 10 billion. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, food production must increase by 70% to feed this larger

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Jal Jeevan Mission

🕔18:04, 18.Sep 2019

Details about the Jal Jeevan Mission The Jal Jeevan Mission was announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during this year’s Budget. It aims to offer 43-55 liters of water per person per day to every rural Indian household by 2024

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Two new plant species of Asclepiadaceae family discovered

🕔17:58, 18.Sep 2019

In News :  Tylophora neglecta discovered from the Western Ghats Two new plant species belonging to the Asclepiadaceae or milkweed family have been discovered by a team of researchers from the shola forests of the Western Ghats. Latex in plant parts

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Gharial conservation

🕔16:09, 18.Sep 2019

NGT has directed the state authorities of Madhya Pradesh to take effective steps for the conservation of Gharial in the Son Gharial Wildlife Sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh and submit the report in three weeks. About Gharial Scientific name- Gavialis gangeticus

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Vulture Conservation – Causes Of Death Of Vultures In India

🕔17:29, 16.Sep 2019

Vultures Vultures are nature’s most successful scavengers Apart from that, they also provide an array of ecological, economic, and cultural services. High body temperatures and strong stomach acids allow vultures to ingest carrion infected by bacteria such as anthrax without

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Single use plastic

🕔17:25, 16.Sep 2019

  At the United Nations Conference on Desertification, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the time has come for the world to say goodbye to single-use plastic. In World Environment Day also, India promised to phase out single-use plastic (SUP)

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Why it is Compelling To Restore Degraded Land (updated)

🕔17:50, 14.Sep 2019

India has been hosting the meeting of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification. The UNCCD meeting takes place every two years and the ongoing one in Greater Noida is the 14th such meeting. Factors affecting Land Degradation(static) Why is desertification

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 A Case For a Differential Global Carbon Tax 

🕔10:24, 13.Sep 2019

All nations must climb down the emissions ladder without giving up on their standard of living. Climate change is a global problem, and a global problem needs a global solution. The most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report

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A case for a differential global carbon tax

🕔17:24, 12.Sep 2019

Introduction: A Case For a Differential Global Carbon Tax Climate change is a global problem, and a global problem needs a global solution.  The most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report suggests that humankind might have just over

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