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Environmentalists propose an overarching regional authority to mitigate effects of climate change on mountain states

Mountain and hill regions have been lately in focus due to a spate of landslide and flash flood disasters in recent times and there is already a fear that more destruction is in store as the carrying capacity of these regions has gone beyond a saturation point. In this backdrop, an international seminar by Delhi-based The Mountain Climate Trust on the …

Pond in Palada village of Gurgaon being redeveloped by M3M Foundation under its Sankalp programme

Every small step counts especially if it is the challenge of climate change and restoration of legacy water bodies. That’s exactly what M3M Foundation has undertaken in association with Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) and Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) in village Palada under its Sankalp programme. A long standing pond fed by rains, which was almost lost is being revived …

WWF India, BNHS, and the Indian Dragonfly Society come together commence the year-long Dragonfly Festival 2020

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF India), in collaboration with Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) launched the 3rd edition of Dragonfly Festival 2020 on Aug 17. The pan-India festival dedicated to dragonflies, aims to create awareness for the conservation of these insects. The Dragonfly festival 2020 was virtually launched by Ravi Singh, SG and CEO, WWF India. Dr. Subramaniam, (Scientist-E and …

Application period for Green Talents award 2020 now open

Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development, Bonn (Germany) invites applications from pioneering scientist to apply with their trailblazing approach. This is an opportunity to showcase the research to the broader public, exchange with outstanding experts, and lay the foundation for long-lasting collaborations with German research institutions. Hosted by the German Federal Ministry of Education and …

Teachers across 50 schools in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh to be trained to spread clean Ganga mission

To revitalize the Ganga river and establish its significance amongst teachers and school students, Schoolnet India Limited, an edtech company, has trained 100 teachers across 50 schools in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh to raise awareness and sensitize the teachers towards use of participatory and hands-on learning tools and approaches including games to bring out attitudinal and behavioural change in the …

The LEED Lab advantage @ Amity University Haryana (Gurgaon)

The  nine-year old Amity University, Gurgaon or Haryana as you like, spread over an area of  110-hectre on the outskirts of Gurgaon-Manesar, is already one of the successful universities of Amity Group in India. Airy, refreshing and well-landscaped, the university campus is someway is also an architectural delight. In fact, the campus of the university has been awarded Platinum green …

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