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Report on Earth Day 2016 Celebrations at SES, JNU

Report on Earth Day 2016 Celebrations at SES, JNU

Events
The Eco Club of the School of Environmental Sciences (SES), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) celebrated the Earth Day 2016 with a university level event bringing together all researchers working to address global environmental concerns. The theme for Earth Year 2016 was Trees for the Earth. The Eco Club of SES, JUN celebrated the Earth Day on 22 April 2016 with this event. The aim was to provide a common platform for all individuals who are directly or indirectly involved in nurturing our dear Mother Earth. This was the first event of the Eco Club of SES, JNU at the university level. Despite this, the event saw wide participation of students from different areas of study and was successfully able to integrate them for the common cause. Distinguished speakers from diverse fiel...
WWF and Ricoh India Collaborate For Better Wildlife Conservation

WWF and Ricoh India Collaborate For Better Wildlife Conservation

Corporate Greening
The Earth Day has, several times in the past, become an occasion for initiating environmental causes across the globe. This Earth Day was no exception, when the World Wildlife Fund-India (WWF-India) and Ricoh India joined hands to strengthen wildlife and marine conservation in India, by signing the ‘Project Nature Watch’ partnership. WWF-India has been working towards wildlife and environment protection in the country since 1969. Ricoh is a global technology company. Together, they aim to contribute towards the environment by bringing in technology for better monitoring efforts across conservation projects in India. The aim is to provide need-based infrastructure support to frontline and field staff working in the forest and marine areas respectively, for monitoring  species such
Top Ten Reasons Why You Must Celebrate Earth Day 2016

Top Ten Reasons Why You Must Celebrate Earth Day 2016

Articles
Most of us can begin listing dates of festivals and public holidays as soon as we're asked. Why? – Because we simply love having a day off from work, love gorging on sweets, and love celebrations. But, lost in infatuation with festivals, we often forget to celebrate a day which probably holds the most significance in our lives, and the future of our planet – The Earth Day. The idea for a day to focus on the environment came to its founder G. Nelson, then a U.S. Senator, who was inspired by the 1970 student anti-war movement. He realized that if he could infuse that energy with an emerging public consciousness about air and water pollution, it would force environmental protection onto the political agenda. The idea clicked, it garnered national and international support over the y
Last Call: Photo and Essay Competition to Commemorate Earth Day

Last Call: Photo and Essay Competition to Commemorate Earth Day

Events
Delhi Greens, in collaboration with Earth Day Network invites citizens from across India to participate in Photo and Essay Competition to commemorate Earth Day 2016. Photo Competition The theme of the Photo Competition is My Favourite Tree. The submitted photograph should depict any tree that you consider your favorite, or find most beautiful around you. The rules of the photography competition are as follows: The Photo Competition is open to all citizens of India only. The photograph/ image must be original and person submitting the photograph/ image must have clicked the photo/image her/himself. Each citizen can submit only one photo/ image to this competition. Entries will only be received online and must only be submitted as an email, which is sent to contact@delhig...
Have You Sent Your Entry for Earth Day Shehar Green Karo Contest

Have You Sent Your Entry for Earth Day Shehar Green Karo Contest

Green Alert
April 22, 2016 will mark the 46th Anniversary of Earth Day. Growing out of the first Earth Day 46 years ago, Earth Day Network, a global NGO that works on environmental issues, engages today with over 22,000 organizations in some 192 countries for Earth Day commemorations. To mark its 46th Anniversary, Earth Day is running a 46-city campaign in India titled शहर GREEN करो (Green Your City). Delhi Greens urges all citizens and organisations living in the 46 cities mentioned below to participate in this contest and compete for making a better Planet! If you are a resident of one of the 46 cities listed below, do take the lead to make your city 'Swachh' and 'Green'.  Clean it, beautify it, ensure its waste is managed, sustain resources, add to its green cover, reduce carbon emissio

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