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Grassroots Innovation Professional Required By Earthwatch Institute

Grassroots Innovation Professional Required By Earthwatch Institute

Green Jobs
Earthwatch Institute India (EII) is a premier Scientific Research, Educational and Skill Development institution in the field of Environment with considerable experience of working with world class institutions. EII works with scientists, technologists and educators to implement various projects and programmes Earthwatch Institute India is seeking a Professional in Grassroots Innovation and Community Based Conservation & Livelihood Programmes (as consultant on freelance basis) for its Gurugram Office. The professional will help EII to develop projects and programmes with local communities by developing solutions and livelihood opportunities to support conservation efforts, especially on water, energy and biodiversity related areas. The candidate should have professional exper...
Painting and Slogan Competition Under Clean Air for Delhi Campaign

Painting and Slogan Competition Under Clean Air for Delhi Campaign

Events
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) of the Government of India, under its National Museum of Natural History invites entries for Painting Competition, Slogan Writing Competition and Poster Making. The Painting Competition and Slogan Writing Competitions are meant for School students while the Poster Making Competition is for College Students. The Theme for all competitions is Clean Air for Clean Environment. Entries are Invited for the Following Competitions I. Painting Competition for School Students (Class VI to VIII) II. Poster Making Competition for Graduate Level Students III. Slogan Writing Competition for School Students (Class IX to XII) 1. The eligible participants of the Painting and Poster Making Competitions may send one Entry each on Draw...
Two Week Long Clean Air Campaign Underway in Delhi

Two Week Long Clean Air Campaign Underway in Delhi

Green Alert
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has launched a two week-long Clean Air Campaign in Delhi. The Campaign started on 10 February 2018 and is presently ongoing. Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has already clarified that this Clean Air Campaign is not just a symbolic exercise, but a serious effort to drastically bring down pollution levels in the National Capital. Dr. Harsh Vardhan also stated that air pollution is a serious economic and health issue and that the campaign will not be restricted to these two weeks only, but taken throughout the year on a continuous basis. The air in Delhi has been heavily polluted since the past few weeks now. Episodic high pollution event (Severe+) in Delhi NCR commenced on Nov 07, 2017 and ended on Nov 13, 2017. Ai...
Earthwatch Institute India is Looking for a Communication Professional

Earthwatch Institute India is Looking for a Communication Professional

Green Jobs
Earthwatch Institute India (EII) is a premier Scientific Research, Educational and Skill Development institution in the field of Environment. EII works with scientists, technologists and educators to implement various projects and programmes. Earthwatch Institute India is seeking a Communication Professional (as consultant on freelance basis). The Communication professional will help Earthwatch Institute India in developing content for website; developing communication and outreach material; documenting success stories and inspiring case studies in conservation, editing of flyers, brochures etc. The Communication Professional will ensure that activities are carried out according to agreed standards. The candidate should have about 10 to 15 years of professional experience working...
Shutting Markets Goes Against Traders as Delhi Rejoices Spacious Roads

Shutting Markets Goes Against Traders as Delhi Rejoices Spacious Roads

Green Alert
The two day Bandh (market shut down) called by traders against sealing of illegal shops seems to have backfired on the traders and shopkeepers of Delhi. The closing of shops, most of which protrude out all the way to the road, after covering the entire footpath, has now enabled the citizens of Delhi to see spacious roads and usable footpaths for the first time. The market places in all parts of Delhi, North, South, East and West have never been as accessible, and the limited shops that have opened are doing brisk business. Most shops in Delhi have, by habit, taken over the areas around the shops for putting containers, generators and for displaying items for sale. Since shopkeepers are scared of this being exposed, they have hidden all this inside their shops and have downed the sh...

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