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  • UN Convention to Combat Desertification: COP 14

    The 14th edition of the Conference of Parties (COP-14) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) ended on 13th September 2019. This was...

    14 Sep 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Desertification

    For...

    13 Sep 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Desertification

    Why in the news? India is holding the 14th meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP14) to the United Nations Convention to combat...

    13 Sep 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • National Conference on Crop Residue Management

    Recently, National Conference on Crop Residue Management was held for the farmers from the states of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh &...

    10 Sep 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Augmenting Nature by Green Affordable New-habitat

    Recently, an international conference on Augmenting Nature by Green Affordable New-habitat (ANGAN ) commenced in New Delhi. The conference focuses...

    10 Sep 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Indoor Air Pollution

    According to the Centre for Science & Environment (CSE), the three-year average levels of PM 2.5 atmospheric particulate matter (with a diameter...

    07 Sep 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Wetlands Restoration

    Recently, the Government has identified 130 wetlands for priority restoration in the next five years and asked states to submit their respective...

    07 Sep 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    The Union government in a bid to free India of single-use plastics by 2022, has laid out a multi-ministerial plan to discourage the use of single-use...

    05 Sep 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Svalbard: Fastest Warming Town on the Earth

    Svalbard located in Norway is facing extreme consequences of climate change. It is the result of rising sea level of Arctic sea due to Global...

    04 Sep 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Food Wastage and its Impact

    According to the report “Reducing Food Loss and Waste” by the World Resources Institute (WRI), uneaten food is impacting the economy and...

    03 Sep 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Environmental Conservation with Grassroot Governance

    The article is based on A Bottom-Up Approach to Conservation that was published in The Hindu on 26 August. It talks about the interweaving relation...

    02 Sep 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Australia Downgrades Great Barrier Reef to 'Very Poor' Status

    Australia has downgraded the Great Barrier Reef's long-term outlook to "Very Poor" for the first time. Coral along large swathes of the...

    31 Aug 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • War on Nature must End

    Recently the teenage climate campaigner Greta Thunberg after completing her 15-day journey across the Atlantic via Zero-emission yacht urged...

    30 Aug 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Pollution Worsens Drought

    Recently, a study done by Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune has revealed that, during El Nino years, pollutants from south Asian...

    29 Aug 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Study to Check Antibiotic Resistance in Ganga

    The government has commissioned a study to assess the microbial diversity across the entire 2,500 km stretch of river Ganga, and test for the...

    29 Aug 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Land Degradation

    India is facing a severe problem of land degradation ie. soil becoming unfit for cultivation. About 29% or about 96.4 million hectares are considered...

    28 Aug 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • City Gas Distribution Network

    The Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel has launched the commencement of work for 10th City Gas Distribution (CGD) bidding round which...

    27 Aug 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Amazon Rainforest

    According to the data from Brazil's National Institute for Space Research (INPE), the Amazon Forests in Brazil has experienced 74,155 fires since...

    23 Aug 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Deteriorating Water Quality

    According to the World Bank Report - Quality Unknown: The Invisible Water Crisis, heavily polluted water is reducing economic growth by up to a third...

    22 Aug 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • India - Largest Emitter of Sulphur Dioxide

    According to a report by Greenpeace (an environmental Non-Governmental Organization), India is the largest emitter of Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) in the...

    20 Aug 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

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