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“Ecological Security – Who and How?”, IWC’s Online Monthly Chat

“Ecological Security – Who and How?”, IWC’s Online Monthly Chat

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Chat on 18th January 2008 Log in to IndianWildlifeclub.com for an online chat on "Ecological Security - Who and How?" between 7.30 PM (IST) and 8.30 PM (IST) on 18th January 2008. The chat will be moderated by Mayank Trivedi, who is working as a Senior Project Officer, in the Project Support Group, in Foundation for Ecological Security and is based at Anand. He did his graduation with forestry as the major subject and thereafter his Master's in Ecology and Environmental Sciences. Wildlife and Nature hold an absolute passion for him. Click Here to reach the chat room on the said day and time, after registering as a member. You can also click HERE to see transcripts of the earlier chat sessions. Previously on DelhiGreens: "The Himalayan Musk Deer", IWC's Monthly Online Chat
Invitation: Delhi Bloggers Meet

Invitation: Delhi Bloggers Meet

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All Delhi Bloggers (existing and prospective) are hereby informed and invited to the Delhi Bloggers Meet, 2008! The details of the event are as follows: (Also read about it in the Hindustan Times by clicking on the thumbnail on the right.) Date:January 12, 2008 (Saturday) Time: 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM Venue: Westend Greens Farmhouse, (Near Shiv Murti NH8), New Delhi (More details on the location are located here.) The agenda of the event is as follows: 12:30 PM - Registration Starts 1:00 PM : Introduction & Sponsor Slots 1:30 PM : Significance of stakeholder collaboration in blog and new media space: Ajay Jain (Also) 2:00 PM : Blogs/New Media and Corporate Communications: An interactive session moderated by Rajesh Lalwani 2:30 PM : 3:00 PM : TEA BREAK 3:00 PM : Blogs/New Media: Ti

Kanyakumari to Delhi: A cycle yatra for a cause

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Following is a Press Release invitation by Himalayan Environmental Studies and Conservation Organisation (HESCO) and Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE): KANYAKUMARI TO DELHI A Cycle Yatra demanding an Agricultural Policy and Agricultural Act for the protection of small and marginal farmers. Villages and villagers of India are suffering as a result of their sacrifices that they have made towards boosting our GDP and food security. The various policies being developed are benefiting the so-called farmers who are ploughing their fields from air-conditioned rooms. The villages have neither been considered as the centers of development in the last 60 years of independent India nor any efforts are going on towards that end. Global industrialization and privatization policies ar...
Petition to Save Yamuna

Petition to Save Yamuna

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APPEAL to stop Commonwealth Games Construction on Yamuna The Yamuna River exists on an ecologically sensitive floodplain which supplies much of Delhi’s drinking water. As Delhi urbanizes and its population quickly grows, water resources are becoming increasingly inadequate. Freshwater is already a scarce commodity in Delhi and further construction on the floodplains will only exacerbate the water crisis. Development along riverbanks has occurred in other cities, however construction on a monsoon-fed and flood-prone river such as the Yamuna will be fatal. It is crucial to save the floodplain to maintain the integrity of the river and ensure we have sufficient water. While the Yamuna floodplains act as a buffer preventing water from flooding outside of the riverbed, studies have consistently
Sambodhi: Training Programme on Monitoring & Evaluation of Development Projects

Sambodhi: Training Programme on Monitoring & Evaluation of Development Projects

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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: 'Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Projects' Duration: 3 days, From 16th to 18th January 2008 Venue: New Delhi The aim of the training programme is to augment the knowledge and skills of operational-level and middlelevel functionaries in various developmental organisations involved in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) functions. Specifically, the training is aimed at: Providing conceptual clarity for facilitating better understanding of Stakeholder Centric Monitoring and Evaluation approaches Developing requi
Trees For Delhi – Protest on World Environment Day

Trees For Delhi – Protest on World Environment Day

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Just one of the banners put up at the Siri Fort Crossing TreesForDelhi Protest A lot of students, organisations, and local residents turned up for the 'Trees For Delhi' Protest against the felling of as many as 500 Trees, to make way for a squash court at Siri Fort for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. 'Jungle' Jaya giving a brief introduction about the proposed construction and tree massacre to all those who turned up for the protest. Lokesh can be seen in the vicinity. While some of the people did street acts, others went from car to car distributing pamphlets and collecting signatures. Still others shouted slogans and held posters and banners in order to inform general public about the damage being done. Mr. Parvinder Singh being interviewed by a reporter from AajTak.
‘Endangered Animals of Sikkim’, IWC’s Monthly Online Chat

‘Endangered Animals of Sikkim’, IWC’s Monthly Online Chat

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The Indian Wildlife Club, in an attempt to spread the message of conservation & environment education organises an online chat session every month - moderated by a chosen personality from a chosen field. The chat room opens for one hour on the 18th of every month between 7.30 PM (IST) and 8.30 PM (IST). Click here to read transripts of earlier chat sessions. This month's topic for chat is "Endangered Animals of Sikkim" and will be moderated by Usha Ganguli-Lachungpa, Sr. Research Officer (WL) Dept. of Forest, Environemnt & WildLife Management, Government of Sikkim. Click here to read more. Participation requires registration which is free for ordinary members.