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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......

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......

IIT-B mooted to provide climate solutions

Alumni and directors of all IITs have proposed a virtual centre at IIT-Bombay for Climate Change Science, which would co-ordinate work of all environment related faculty across these premier......

What is water harvesting? How it can ease water shortage

Demand for water is growing in most cities across India as every urban citizen now requires almost double the amount of water s/he needed five years back. With urban India growing by leaps and......
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Q. What percentage of crude oil in the world is produced from off shore (sea)?
:  A. Offshore oil production accounts for about 30 per cent of the total world oil production, and offshore gas production for about half of the world...... more

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Good Citizen
Q. what is the role of we as individuals to reduce down upon global warming???
Good Citizen:  A. Next time you travel by air, carry less than 20 kg of baggage and buy what you need on arrival at a duty-free shop -- this could cut global...... more

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Rucha Joshi
Q. Yestday.. guys you know which day it was?
Rucha Joshi:  A. source: http://www.unep.org/wed/2008/english/About_WED_2008/index.aspWorld Environment Day, commemorated each year on 5 June, is one of the...... more

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Kashmira Sinha
Q. why 5th of june is celebrated as world environment day ??
Kashmira Sinha:  A. World Environment Day, commemorated each year on 5 June, is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations stimulates worldwide...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-5th-of-june-is-celebrated-as-world-environment-day-/9036983/answers/9025504

jawed mukhtar
Q. What is the full form of-UNEP
Jawed Mukhtar:  A. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) more

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