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Himalayan states seek 'green bonus' at Mussoorie conclave: Region is crucial for water conservation, protection of eco-sensitive zones

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 30, 2019

The Himalayan states on Sunday came together at a conclave in Mussoorie to demand a separate Union ministry to deal with problems endemic to them and a green bonus in recognition of their...

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Involving tribal communities can boost India's wildlife conservation: IIT prof

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2019

India's wildlife conservation initiatives need the involvement of local tribal communities- rather than the token activism of urban dwellers- to ensure that humans and animals coexist peacefully...

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Smart planning & development key to creating Smart Cities

By : Sustainability ..., May 24, 2019

The 5th Smart Cities India 2019 expo, which opened on May 22, 2019, at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, kicked off a three-day long exhibition and conference that will see 400+ exhibitors and over 250...

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HVAC Technology Drives Sustainability By Reducing Energy Footprints

By : Sustainability ..., May 20, 2019

In the last few decades, the energy consumption barometer of India has witnessed an alarming upward graph. And, in fact, according to "New Outlook for Energy: A View to 2030," report, this...

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No Tigers In Bangladesh Sundarbans By 2070, As Region Faces 100% Habitat Loss Over Next 50 Years

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

Bengal tigers could vanish from the Bangladesh Sundarbans in the next 50 years--by 2070--as a combination of climate change and rising sea levels threatens their last remaining habitats, says a...

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2 years after enacting law, Centre unlocks Rs 66,000 crore green fund

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 13, 2018

Unlocking a fund of more than Rs 66,000 crore to increase the country’s green cover, the Centre has finally notified the rules for utilisation of the money by...

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Nashik Municipal Corporation sets up cell to curb Godavari river pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., May 2, 2017

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has set up a special cell to check the rising pollution levels of river Godavari. NMC commissioner Abhishek Krishna on Saturday had undertaken round on the...

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Prime Minister asks states to replicate Jalyukta Shivar to tackle water crisis

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday mentioned the Maharashtra government’s flagship project Jalyukta Shivar to tackle drought situation in the country. Speaking at the BJP national conclave in...

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Indonesia’s palm oil permit moratorium to last five years

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 20, 2016

In April, Indonesian president Joko “Jokowi” Widodo declared a moratorium on new licenses to establish palm oil plantations, a decision welcomed by advocates for the environment and indigenous...

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