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Month: December 2017

Six Websites to Find Out Real Time Air Quality Index Around You in Delhi

Six Websites to Find Out Real Time Air Quality Index Around You in Delhi

Green Alert
The air pollution in Delhi has reached alarming proportions and every winter brings with it lung diseases, asthmatic attacks, coughing, teary eyes and long queues of the sick and elderly at hospitals complaining of chest congestion. Everything from vehicular exhaust, to bursting of crackers during Diwali, the burning of crop residue in nearby states of Punjab & Haryana, burning of leaves and waste and the ongoing construction work contributes to the air pollution in Delhi. Temperature inversion during the winter months does not let these pollutants get dispersed easily and they linger on for longer periods in Delhi's air. The trend is not new and a graded response by the Government to address Delhi's air pollution problem also does not seem to be helping. Thus, it does not seem ...
9th CMS Vatavaran Film Festival Highlighted the Looming Water Crisis

9th CMS Vatavaran Film Festival Highlighted the Looming Water Crisis

Articles
The CMS Vatavaran is India’s only International Environment and Wildlife Film Festival and Forum that has been using film as a medium for raising environmental awareness since over a decade. This year, the theme of the 9th CMS Vatavaran Festival, held between 2 to 6 November at Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti, Rajghat) was Conservation for Water. Delhi Greens was happy to partner with the 9th CMS Vatavaran and encouraged all our members to participate in this meaningful Film Festival in the best interest of Delhi and the global environment. The Five Day Long 9th CMS Vatavaran Film Festival included not just Film Screenings from across the Indian sub-continent and the world, but also Seminar, Workshops, Exhibitions of Green & Eco-friendly products, in addition to award distribut
Paid Internship Opportunity at NMML, Teen Murti

Paid Internship Opportunity at NMML, Teen Murti

Green Jobs
The Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML) Teen Murti invites applications from candidates wishing to pursue an internship in its Research and Publications Division and Library Division. The six months long internship is non-extendable and selected interns will be provided with necessary logistical support. The intern will be attached to different Sections of the NMML keeping in view the areas of interest and preference of the candidates. A token remuneration @Rs. 10,000/- per month will be given to selected interns and Certificate will be issued to the Interns after the satisfactory completion of internship as per the recommendation of the Division Head. Research and Publications Division of NMML lays considerable emphasis on research activities and facilitates splendid oppo...
Sea Shepherd Releases Suppressed Australian Govt Whaling Footage

Sea Shepherd Releases Suppressed Australian Govt Whaling Footage

Global
Sea Shepherd, an international non-profit marine conservation movement working to defend, conserve and protect the worlds oceans and marine wildlife, recently released a five years old suppressed footage that it claims the Australian government did not want their own people to see for fear of upsetting relations between Australia and Japan. "The Australian Government has suppressed this footage for years,” said Jeff Hansen, Managing Director of Sea Shepherd Australia. “The main reason given was that the images of this horrific slaughter would harm diplomatic relationships with Japan. The Australian Government has chosen to side with the poachers instead of defending the whales of the Southern Ocean." "This footage shows the bloody brutality, cruelty and senseless killing of such

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