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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......

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......

COLUMN: Can India Inc deliver tomorrow's economy?

Corporations are still hard-wired for the old 'brown' economy which aims to generate only shareholder value not stakeholder value, ruesRajni Bakshi.At a time when politicians seem to be taking the......

'Emissions to rise in India and China'

Emissions in India and China is set to rise as the Asia-Pacific region faces mounting challenges in tackling climate change, water scarcity, species extinction and hazardous waste and their......
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Ban tells world why he cares 'so deeply' about climate change

New York, Nov 26 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Reminding the world that the sooner action is taken to tackle climate change, the greater the benefits for... ...
Thousands tonnes of toxic waste still polluting area

Group For Information and Action feels that thousands of tonnes of toxic chemical waste of infamous 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy is still dangerously... ...
Final Media Advisory on Papal Visit to UNHQ - Nairobi

African Press Organization 2015-11-25 The United Nations Information Center Invites Journalists To the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to the... ...
Art that speaks a thousand words

Perhaps there is a reason why she calls herself an artivist. Anjali Chandrashekar, a 22-year-old artist and product designer who has been getting... ...

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