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Centre drafts stricter alternative to Colonial-era Indian Forest Act, 1927

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2019

The Union government has proposed an overhaul of the Indian Forest Act, 1927 which the British rulers imposed to take over Indian forests, use them to produce timber, while curtailing and...

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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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India, Germany agree to provide financial support to climate conservation projects

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 14, 2019

India and Germany on Wednesday agreed to provide financial support to climate conservation projects aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, promoting renewable energies and sustainable forest management in India. Addressing the third Indo-...

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India, China leading global greening effort: NASA study

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 13, 2019

India and China are leading the global greening effort, which is quite contrary to the general perception worldwide, a latest NASA study said...

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India, Germany decide to cooperate on water, waste management

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 7, 2019

India and Germany on Wednesday agreed that after their robust bilateral economic cooperation, they will focus on the environment and cooperate on water and waste management. "Just like Indo-German Climate and Renewables Alliance, cooperation in field of environment needs to...

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Govt diverted 20,000 hectares of forest land for projects including hydro, wind in past 3 yrs

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 8, 2019

The Indian government has diverted over 20,000 hectares (the size of Kolkata) of forest area for developmental activities such as mining, thermal power plants, dams, road, railways and...

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