Sambodhi – an initiative catering to research and allied service needs of the social sector for design and development of state-of-art knowledge ware products and provision of knowledge-based services is organising a training programme for trainers! Programme title: Training of Trainers on Design and Delivery of Training Duration: 5 days, […]

E-waste is one of the fastest growing waste streams in the world. In developed countries, it equals 1% of total solid waste generation and is expected to grow to 2% by 2010. In USA, it accounts 1% to 3% of the total municipal waste generation. In EU, historically, E-waste is […]

Even as the Alumni of various Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) team up to put pressure on the institutes to prevent campus interviews being conducted by Dow Chemicals (which now owns Union Carbide)…. American Giants run into IIT backlash IIT alumni gang up agaist Dow Chemicals Alumni urge IITs to […]

Delhi Metro has now got another feather in its ‘green’ cap! In an attempt to promote cycle as an eco-friendly mode of transportation, Delhi Metro has now begun to rent out cycles at its Vishwavidhalaya Station! Parking space for people who get their own cycles is also being provided.  Following is a news story […]

Dow Chemical, the owner of Union Carbide, key accused (under both criminal and civil law) in the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster, is attempting to recruit IIT-Madras students. Since Union Carbide has not even responded to a summons in the criminal case, Dow Chemical is guilty of shielding a criminally absconding […]

The Union Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF) has notified through a publication in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section-3, Sub-section (ii) dated the 28 September 2007 – the Draft Hazardous Waste Management Rules. The said Draft Rules will be taken into consideration by the Central Government after expiry of a […]

Chat on 18th October 2007 Log in to for an online chat on “Urban Wildlife” between 7.30 PM (IST) and 8.30 PM (IST) on 18th October 2007. The chat will be moderated by Lima Rosalind, who is the Director of Environment Education at WWF-India. Click Here to reach the chat room on the said […]

From the index page of The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (headed by Dr. R.K. Pachauri) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate […]

A tree was chopped down at University of Delhi’s Mansarowar Hostel (Opp. Khalsa College) this Thursday.  When the alert students rushed to stop the maali from doing so, they were informed – much to their shock and disgust – that the tree is being removed for the beautification of the hostel and that he had been ordered […]

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