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Centre gives green violators 6 months to get clearances

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 17, 2017

The environment ministry has given a six-month window as a onetime opportunity to green violators for getting environmental clearance for their projects which have been running without obtaining...

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Canadian technology to rejuvenate Hussainsagar

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 17, 2017

Hussainsagar is polluted. And nothing is being done about it. However, with a Hyderbad-based company now coming forward with a Canadian technology to take up the challenge of cleaning the lake,...

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UN Environment starts campaign to end marine litter

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 23, 2017

The UN Environment Programme on Thursday launched an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter - microplastics in cosmetics and the excessive, wasteful usage of...

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Supreme Court directs Centre to take steps to preserve over 2 lakh wetlands

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 10, 2017

In a major direction to preserve ecologically crucial wetlands threatened by encroachment in many parts of the country, the Supreme Court directed the Centre on Wednesday to frame a policy to...

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Delay in marking private forests leading to degradation of green cover in Goa

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 18, 2017

A lengthy, two-decade long process of identifying private forests and a delay in demarcating and mapping the identified patches in Regional Plan (RP) 2021 has led to irreversible diversion of...

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EnviGreen, an Indian Company Makes Edible 100% Biodegradable “Plastic” Bags

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 7, 2016

In an effort to combat plastic pollution, Indian startup EnviGreen has come up with a combination of natural starch and vegetable oils that looks and feels just like plastic, but is 100 percent...

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Builders liable to face consequences for air pollution in New Delhi: NGT

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 18, 2016

The principle that "polluter pays" was on Thursday applied by the National Green Tribunal which said that it is builders and not the construction workers who will have to face "consequences" for...

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Sunabeda, Debrigarh to be eco-sensitive zones soon

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 13, 2016

The Centre has approved the state government's proposal to declare boundary periphery areas of Sunabeda and Debrigarh wildlife sanctuaries as eco-sensitive zones (ESZ).

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