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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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India's first learning by doing sustainable network of students was launched on Friday to help the youth to be prepared for building Smart Cities... ...
Global leaders discuss ways to protect wildlife in Africa

With a range of wildlife crimes coming to the fore in Africa, there is a rising global awareness on how to stop wildlife crimes like poaching.... ...
ICAO SG Meets with UNSG Ban Ki-Moon, Other Global Organizations, as Aviation Launches Cooperative Efforts Toward 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

The Secretary General of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Dr. Fang Liu, conducted extensive bilateral meetings during the... ...
UNEP chief vies for top seat at UN refugee agency

Achim Steiner, the executive director of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), on Monday formally declared his intention to vie for the... ...
Emirates Green Development Council examines key Achievements and progress of its national programs during second meeting

H.E. Dr. Rashid Ahmed Bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water, led the second meeting of the Emirates Green Development Council (EGDC) held... ...

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