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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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China's success in reforesting a major desert which was once a source of frequent sandstorms has provided ideas for other countries battling... ...

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War-torn Kabul set to become safe haven for migratory birds

A rare Afghan marsh that was once a royal hunting ground is set to come under the official protection of the UN environment agency, with the aim of... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-war-torn-kabul-set-to-become-safe-haven-for-migratory-birds-2470801
'One third of world food produced is thrown away'

One third of the food produced in the world is thrown away, said Janez Potocnik, co-chair of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) International... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/one-third-of-world-food-produced-is-thrown-away-117060600133_1.html
UN Environment Programme chief

Urging all parties to redouble their efforts, he said that UNEP would work with everyone willing to make a difference. The post India, China... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/india/india-china-showing-strong-leadership-against-climate-change-un-environment-programme-chief-3508131.html
PM's nudge spurs on Versova beach champs

Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the world's largest community beach clean-up drive, spearheaded by lawyer Afroz Shah at Versova, during... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-pm-s-nudge-spurs-on-versova-beach-champs-2455191

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