Yokohama India will be planting 12,100 trees as part of its global Forever Forest project to plant 5,00,000 trees by 2017.
The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) invites all interested to a Public Lecture on the topic ‘Governing South Asia’s Forests: Does women’s presence make a difference?’ as part of the ‘Science, Society and Nature’ Series. The Lecture will be delivered by Prof. Bina Agarwal of the University of Manchester, […]
The past week witnessed the celebrations of two important and inter-connected days of environmental importance. 21st March marked the observance of World Forestry Day, while 22nd March was celebrated as World Water Day, both of them in coordination with the FAO. While our forests are a resource which most of us cannot directly manage, conservation of water is definitely something we can all contribute to in an effective manner.
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 01 (starting January 2) 2012.
Greenpeace India’s Citizenship of Junglistan has now evolved a green version of the Kolaveri di song for raising wider awareness towards the signing campaign for saving the forests.
The following is an interview of Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh by the UNEP’s Director of Communications Satinder Bindra where the Minister reassures India’s commitment towards the environment.
It is that time of the year when activities carried out towards environment protection climax, and rejuvenate with even greater enthusiasm. As the calendar changes to the month of June, concerned people from around the world await the 5th date of the month to be celebrated as the World Environment […]
In keeping with the mandate of his Ministry of environment protection and conservation, Environment Minister Shri Jairam Ramesh called for de-greening on World Forestry Day in New Delhi.
Delhi Greens invites all citizens to come join the Chief Minister in carrying out tree plantation activity at Salimgarh Fort on the occasion of World Forestry Day 2011.
A two days stakeholder consultation to develop the framework for strengthening biodiversity conservation programs and initiating action for assessing the economic value of India’s natural capital is ongoing right now. It aims to recognize, demonstrate, capture and optimize the value of biodiversity and ecosystem service and targets policy actions at […]
The University of Delhi hosted its first public lecture of 2011 today, on ‘The Politics of Nature: East- West Perspective in the Viceregal Lodge of the University. The event was marked by the presence of Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dinesh Singh and Director of the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) Dr. […]
The Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) and the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) had set up a joint committee to inquire into the status of implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act 2006 and to suggest ways in which policies and […]