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Zayed Sustainability Prize Invites Applications for Rewarding Pioneers

Zayed Sustainability Prize Invites Applications for Rewarding Pioneers

Green Jobs
The Zayed Sustainability Prize recognises pioneers whose work and spirit of enterprise has resulted in sustainable and humanitarian solutions across communities around the world. It is also a significant vehicle for generating support for the global sustainability agenda, and rewards excellence in individuals and businesses that are seeking to reduce global carbon footprint, develop an inclusive society and bring about sustainable development. The various categories which are considered for the Prize are Health, Food, Energy, Water and Global High Schools. In its eleventh year now, the Zayed Sustainability Prize also rallies for renewable energy by recognizes visionaries and motivating research and development in this field. The Prize seeks to acknowledge and reward solution based i...
Sea Shepherd Conferred Highest Military Honour by President of Liberia

Sea Shepherd Conferred Highest Military Honour by President of Liberia

Global
Sea Shepherd is an international non-profit marine conservation movement which was founded by Paul Watson in 1977. It has now become a worldwide movement with independent national and regional entities in over 20 countries, united by a common mission and a fleet of 11 ships on campaigns around the world. On 11 February, Sea Shepherd was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) by the President of Liberia Dr. George Manneh Weah during the 62nd anniversary celebration of Armed Forces Day in Monrovia, the National Capital. The DSO is the highest military award given by the Ministry of National Defense and the Armed Forces of Liberia, recognizing exceptional service to the Republic of Liberia. Captains Alex Cornelissen and Peter Hammarstedt, Sea Shepherd Global’s CEO and Directo
MoEFCC Medini Award Scheme for Environmental Books in Hindi

MoEFCC Medini Award Scheme for Environmental Books in Hindi

Green Jobs
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has initiated a Medini Puraskar Yojana starting from 1 April 2018. Under this Scheme, original books written in Hindi, published after April, 2015 and having at least 100 printed pages would be accepted for consideration for the Award. The First prize is Rupees One Lakh, the Second prize is Rs. 75,000/-, the third prize is Rs. 50,000/- and one Consolation Prize of Rs. 25,000/- will also be given. The objective of this Award Scheme is to promote writing of original books in Hindi on Environment and related subjects such as (i) Environment Protection; (ii) Pollution Control; (iii) Environmental Impact Assessment; (iv) Ecological Restoration and Development; (v) Forest Conservation; (vi) Forest Resources and Development; (...
Routes 2 Roots Receives Intercultural Innovation Award

Routes 2 Roots Receives Intercultural Innovation Award

National
The Intercultural Innovation Award is a partnership between the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group and supports grassroots initiatives that promote intercultural dialogue and understanding, thereby contributing to peace, cultural diversity and more inclusive societies. Each year, thousands of applications are received from more than 120 countries, from which awardees are selected across five continents. This underlines the award's importance and commitment to the worldwide promotion of intercultural diversity and understanding. This year, the Routes 2 Roots organisation from India is amongst the Ten global grassroots organizations receiving the Intercultural Innovation Award (IIA). Routes 2 Roots have been awarded the IIA Award for their unique

Aastha Kukreti Wins ‘Green Warrior’ Media & Environment Award for the Delhi Greens Blog!

Green Alert
The Delhi Greens Blog was recently awarded for its good work in putting New & Social Media behind the green cause and using it to disseminate information and generate environmental awareness. Aastha Kukreti, one of our lead writers was conferred the 'Green Warrior' Award by the ISB&M School of Communication in their Media Mind Prints 2010 initiative. The initiative had an underlying objective of creating awareness amongst the youth of today and tomorrow regarding 'Media and Environment'. Two other young green activists were given the 'Young Communicator Award' in the same function. The Media Mind Prints 2010 initiative was taken across 25 cities and saw participation of over 25,000 youth from across the country. Organised with the theme of "Go Green Go Eco", the event highl...

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