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Sachin named UNEP's Goodwill Ambassador

Ace cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was Thursday named a Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations Environment Programme.Tendulkar will use his massive global popularity to raise awareness and harness......

Return to Rio

Over a hundred world leaders including the Indian prime minister will be at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio. It is likely to be one of the biggest conferences of its kind, says......

China, India, Nepal gear up to save Mount Kailash

Representatives from China, India and Nepal have agreed on a common framework for developing a conservation strategy and environmental monitoring plan, as a first step towards developing a regional......

India ranked ninth in world tree planting

India has been ranked ninth in the tree planting roll of honour in a campaign to plant a billion trees, which was launched by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in November 2006. The......

Indians greenest citizens of the world!

Indian and Brazilian have the most environmentally-friendly lifestyles, according to a new global survey. American customers scored lowest in the survey from the National Geographic Society, and......

Shell, UNEP to light up 29 villages

Shell Foundation, from the oil major Shell Group and United Nations Environment Programme, will under a joint programme light up about 1,400 homes in 29 villages in Karnataka by late 2005.This......

Growth at the heart of India's transformation agenda?

  India is in a unique position to turn the sustainability challenge into a growth opportunity, rues Rathin Roy India faces two sustainability challenges. First, environmental 'bads' -- air......

How climate change is related to market failure

Columnist Rajni Bakshi asks if the louder responses to the climate crisis will be those arguing that innovations are viable only when they give handsome and rapid monetary returns? Governments may......

Indian wins the World Environment Day logo contest

The World Environment Day 2015 logo has an Indian touch.  With a thought provoking design, Shibin K K has won the United Nations Environment Programme’s competition for the best logo......

Climate change: Adaptation cost in developing nations to be huge

Public source funding reached $23-36 billion dollar in 2012-2013 but the report states that ‘new and additional’ finance must be made available to avoid a 'significant gap' in the......
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Rally for Rivers discussed at Global Landscapes Forum

United Nations Environment Programme, the leading environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, has discussed the Rally for... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/rally-for-rivers-discussed-at-global-landscapes-forum-117122300666_1.html
On world's first 'Smog Day', Delhi-NCR chokes with air quality at 'severe'

On a day the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) marked world's first "Smog Day", to remember those who died due to air pollution,... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a792958.html
UN to make global declaration to end 'rampant' pollution

Environment ministers from about 100 countries gather in Nairobi next week from December 4 to 6 to issue a clarion call against air, land and water... ...

http://newsonair.nic.in/news.asp?cat=International&id=IN20037
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Two organisations working for survivors of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to get the toxic... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/645893/remove-carbide-toxic-waste-swachh.html
Dia Mirza turns UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India

Dia's influence can help to turn the situation around and create a healthy future for Indians and environment: UNEP IANS | Mumbai Last Updated at... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/dia-mirza-turns-un-environment-goodwill-ambassador-for-india-117113000230_1.html

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